Nectarine Salad Ring
|Envelope of unflavored gelatin||1|
|Buttermilk||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Orange juice||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Sliced nectarines||3 1⁄2 Cup (56 tbs)|
|Chopped walnuts||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
In a blender or food processor, sprinkle gelatin over buttermilk; let soften for 5 minutes.
In a small pan, bring orange juice to a boil; add juice and honey to gelatin mixture.
Whirl until blended.
Pour mixture into a bowl; cover and refrigerate until thick and syrupy.
Stir nectarines and walnuts (if used) into gelatin mixture; pour into a 1 1/2-quart mold.
Cover and refrigerate until firm (about 4 hours).
To serve, dip mold to rim in warm water for 10 seconds; run tip of a knife around edge to loosen.
Invert salad onto a serving plate.