Salad recipes don't begin and end with a head of lettuce or a bag of mixed greens. While they have their time and place, it's easy to get bored with these delicate (in both flavor and texture) greens. Instead, make one of these exciting recipes starring everything from cruciferous vegetables like kale, broccoli, and brussels sprouts to juicy tomatoes, crisp carrots, and even celery.
FOOD STORAGE :: KEEP LETTUCE FRESH FOR A MONTH! "Salad in a Jar"--It WORKS. :: Wash jars. Set them out to dry. Wash & chop head of lettuce. Stuff jars w/ lettuce (the fuller, the better). Dampen a paper towel & fold it up small enough to fit into the mouth of the jar. Lay paper towel over the top of lettuce & secure lid. Turn upside down & store in the fridge for up to a month!! When you're ready to eat, throw out the paper towel & prep as you like! Tip: throw toppings in the jar as lunch to…
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The wedge is probably one of the simplest salads you can make because you literally cut a head of lettuce into 4, drench it in some homemade dressing and throw on a bunch of toppings. And good grief its amazing.