French Dressing (1908)

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Recipe by Chocolatl

This is one of a number of historical recipes I am posting from my cookbook collection. This recipe is adapted from the Rumford Complete Cookbook. Pepper may be substituted for the paprika. Cook time is mixing time.

Top Review by CJAY8248

The age of this recipe caught my eye and I had to try it. I subbed pepper for the paprika and omitted the mustard. It tasted just like my Grandma's dressing. Very enjoyable! Thanks for sharing. Made for ZWT 8- France.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Combine salt and paprika (or pepper) in a shallow dish.
  2. Add mustard, if using.
  3. Pour in the oil and mix well.
  4. Beat in vinegar a little at a time, beating constantly.
  5. Serve immediately.

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