To cut foods into long, thin matchstick shapes about 2 inches long and 1/8 inch thick.
With loads of vegetables and a delicious lemon-sesame oil dressing, this low-fat pasta toss offers guilt-free enjoyment. “The original recipe called for raw vegetables, but we think they taste so great stir fried this way,” explains Pat Hilmer of Oshkosh, Wisconsin.
"Sticks" of celery and carrots tossed with water chestnuts ("stones") are nicely coated in a dill and Dijon mustard dressing in this recipe from Nancy Zicker of Port Orange, Florida. She says, "This salad is a big hit with our children - it's a great way to get them to eat their vegetables. Not only do they love the taste, but they also love the name of the recipe!"
“My husband loves seafood, and I created this recipe one night with a little of this and a little of that. Luckily, I wrote it down because he asks for this dish often.”—Rebekah Beyer, Sabetha, Kansas