Tag: salad dressing

Lettuce Wedge Salad Starts With Farmworkers

Lettuce Wedge Salad Starts With Farmworkers

In the 1950’s the Iceberg lettuce wedge with blue cheese dressing was ubiquitous in the US.  It remains a cool retro food on many menus and when I see it, I can’t resist ordering it.   Fresh, lush, delicious, especially when the iceberg lettuce wedge is […]

Vinaigrette Salad Dressing For Your Greens

Vinaigrette Salad Dressing For Your Greens

I’m going  French today,  making  a traditional French vinaigrette salad dressing.  It’ great on sturdy greens like Romaine lettuce, and it’s straightforward enough that famous Chef Jacques Pepin makes it in a jar, shaking it to emulsify the oil with the vinegar. In this recipe […]

Crab Louie for Lunch Lovers

Crab Louie for Lunch Lovers

I first tasted Crab Louie as a teenager just a few (ahem) years ago. Every time I see it on a menu I order it ’cause I love it. It first appeared on hotel menus around 1915 in Washington State and San Francisco.  I use […]