Tag: Salad

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 […]

“Hoja Santa” Salad

“Hoja Santa” Salad

Let’s start this new year with an innovative use of the wonderfully aromatic herb, Hoja Santa. It’s traditionally always served cooked, but here I make it into a salad, paired with equally aromatic fennel seeds and cold-weather greens. I think that Hoja Santa will become […]