From Mary Frances McFadden, Jackson Township, New Jersey
Basic Salad Dressing
1/2 cup water
1/4 cup apple cider vinegar or white vinegar
1 teaspoon white sugar
1/4 teaspoon salt
Pinch of black pepper
1 teaspoon celery seed
Fresh herbs of your choice (parsley, rosemary, thyme, dill or other)
Peel one or two cucumbers and slice into rounds. Use English cucumbers or peel if skin is tough. Place in bowl. Throughly mix or shake ingredients for dressing and pour over cucumbers. Chill well in refrigerator before serving.
Peel and grate two carrots and one half green cabbage and place in bowl. Pour dressing over bowl and refrigerate.