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Bean Salad - 1894 Style


From a 19th century recipe for bean salad


  • Cold cooked stringed beans, drained
  • Oil and vinegar dressing or mayonnaise


Cold cooked stringed beans, drained and dressed with a simple oil and vinegar dressing, or mayonnaise, make an excellent salad.


Recipes 1894 Style | Salads 1894 Style

Adapted from Recipes Tried and True, compiled by the Ladies' Aid Society of the First Presbyterian Church, Marion, Ohio, 1894, a source in the public domain.

The recipes in this collection are representative of cooking in America in the late 19th century, and the compilation of a cookbook shows the ways in which women were beginning to organize and act both within their traditional roles and outside of traditional expectations. The recipes are presented exactly as written in 1894, and may not conform to current nutritional or food preparation standards. Try at your own risk.

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