Salads

In many restaurants, salad is nothing but lettuce and a scattering of uninteresting vegetables poured from a bag into a bowl and offered as an obligatory beginning of the meal, accompanied by cellophane packs of saltines. On the other hand, salad can be the headliner: a flamboyantly-made Caesar salad, a crazy Sicilian salad with oranges and anchovies, a clean-the-kitchen Cobb salad. The only thing all salads have in common is that they are a mix of two or more ingredients, at least one of them uncooked. Most salads are cool, but Midwestern wilted lettuce may be room temperature and potato salad may be warm. Salad for dessert? Yes, indeed. In some parts of the country, Jell-O is known as salad (or “congealed salad”), as are ambrosia and pineapple fluff. In the heartland, it is common to find an assortment of puddings on salad bars.

Restaurants With This Dish

Countless little holes in a stack of wafer-thin yellow ployes beg to sop up butter.
Long Lake Sporting Club | Northern Maine’s Unique Ployes

SINCLAIR, ME

Half-and-half pizza: BBQ & Italian meats & veggies ... Memphis BBQ Italian style
Coletta’s | Memphis BBQ Italian Style in the Elvis Room

MEMPHIS, TN

Betsy’s Around the Corner

AIKEN, SC

Mussels, prawns, and crabmeat pack a bowl of zesty red soup
Saffron Salmon

NEWPORT, OR

Little Red Hen Bakery | Best Breakfast in Salida, Colorado

SALIDA, COLORADO

Leon’s Poultry & Oyster Shop

CHARLESTON, SC

Salads Recipes

Carbone's - Sicilian Orange Salad

Sicilian Orange Salad

Dutch Lettuce

Cool crab meat in marinade ... best of the Mobile Bay

West Indies Salad

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