Pauline asked for this recipe, so here it is:
Romaine lettuce, cut or torn into bite size pieces, enough for 6 - 8 persons
Thinly sliced red onions to taste - I usually use 1/2 large onion, but perhaps I'm too cautious
1 pint sliced fresh strawberries
1 cup real mayonnaise
1/4 cup milk or cream
1/3 cup sugar
2 Tbls poppy seeds
2 Tbls. raspberry vinegar
Mix well to dissolve sugar, then pour over combined romaine, onions and strawberries (you may not want all the dressing, I add most of it, then toss well and add the rest if it needs it). Serves 6 - 8 persons. Add dressing just before serving, then eat right away; it loses it's crispness after being dressed.
I had a similar salad at a garden party that had fresh blueberries and raspberries in it along with the strawberries. It was delicious as well. I wonder how it would be with candied nuts? maybe too sweet.