Warm-weather recipe requests focus on salads, lemonade

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Welcome to our weekly column, a mini-cookbook of trusted sources. And our trusted sources do have their trustworthy sources.

The first request, from Nancy S. of Florida, is this one. "I have been looking for years for a copy of the Town and Country Restaurant cookbook since it was mentioned in your column." There's a historically trustworthy provider, the T and C. Can you help?

We've had a request for a fresh lemonade simply made with lemons and sugar. Can you supply? A reader named Marc will thank you.

We will continue to be grateful for salads of any color and with any content, and that completes today's requests.


Edith Parker Middleton's cookbook, "Recipes and Remembering," contains this homage to strawberry season.

Fresh Strawberry Mousse

1 pint strawberries

1 (3-ounce) package strawberry-flavored gelatin

1/4 cup sugar

2 cups heavy cream

1 strawberry fan for garnish

Mash strawberries; drain and reserve juice.