Mandarin Salad

 My sister made this back when I was expecting our second child, and she was expecting her first.  It hit the spot for both of us.  I could have eaten it all summer.  This and pepperoncinis.  Weird.

1/2 c. oil
*1 tsp. sesame oil
1/2 c. rice vinegar
2 tsp. fresh dill, minced
1/4 c. sugar
1 tsp. salt
1/2 tsp dry mustard
1/4 tsp. pepper
1/4 tsp. garlic

Combine and shake together. Chill.

1/2 c. almonds, sliced and toasted.  Spread in pie tin and bake @ 450, 5-8 minutes.
8 slices bacon, fried until crisp and crumbled
4 c. iceberg lettuce, torn
4 c. romaine, torn
3 sm. green onions, thinly sliced
2 11 oz. cans mandarin oranges, well-drained

Toss together well dried lettuces and green onion.  Cover with damp paper towels and chill.
Keep dressing, greens, and oranges chilled until serving.  When ready to serve, place almonds, bacon, and oranges atop greens and pour dressing over all.

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