Question 1: Perfection Salad A
Was invented by Mrs John E Cook, took third place in a 1905 recipe contest sponsored by Knox Gelatin. She won 100 dollars quite a sum in those days..The salad which consisted of shredded cabbage, celery, green pepper, pimiento and olive slices suspended in Knox Geletin considered very chic in it's day..but 21st century salad eaters have a different idea of "perfection".
Question 2: Caesar Salad B
The Caesar Salad was born at Caesar's Place (NOT Caesar's Palace) in Tijuana, Mexico, on July 4 1924. The story goes that owner Caesar Cardini ran short on ingredients and improvised with what was on hand; romaine leaves, parmesan cheese, olive oil, lemon juice, a raw egg, Worcestershire sauce and Croutons. The salad was a hit with the Hollywood set who frequently drove to Tijuana during the Prohibition era. Julia Child claimed to have eaten a Caesar salad at Cardini's restaurant when she was a child in the 1920's.
Question 3: Caprese Salad C
Insalata Caprese salad in the style of Capri is a salad from the Italian region of Campagnia made of sliced fresh buffalo mozzarella, tomatoes and basil, and drizzled with olive oil. The island of Capri is in Campagnia, and the story goes that it became popular after being served in Capri to the jet-setting King Farouk during the 1950's.
Question 4: Cobb Salad B
The Brown Derby restaurant was a favorite hangout of early Hollywood stars,such as Jimmy Durante and Katharine Hepburn. Late one night in the 1920's a hungry Bob Cobb created the salad from the kitchen's leftovers. It became a signature item. The orginal recipe included chopped avocado, celery, tomato, chives, watercress, hard-boiled eggs, chicken, bacon and Roquefort cheese.
Question 5: Cole Slaw C
Food historians generally agree the term "cole slaw" comes from the Dutch term "koolsia" meaning "cabbage salad".
Ok this is taking longer than I thought will finish tomorrow cause it's late