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Mescluns let eaters of salads mix it up

By Joan Namkoong

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Dec 05, 2012

~~<p>Eating a salad every day is a good thing, but sometimes you need a break from iceberg, red or green leaf, or romaine lettuces. Baby lettuces, also known as mesclun mixtures, are a good alternative, more delicate in texture and robust in flavor.</p>
<p>Within the potpourri of a salad mix, you'll find young leaves of arugula, mizuna, oak leaf, tango, curly cress, candy apple red lettuce, red Russian kale, red mustard, tatsoi, frisee, radicchio, mache, lollo rosa, shingiku, brunia, koma&shy;tsuna and other varieties, depending on the farmer.</p>
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Eating a salad every day is a good thing, but sometimes you need a break from iceberg, red or green leaf, or romaine lettuces. Baby lettuces, also known as mesclun mixtures, are a good alternative, more delicate in texture and robust in flavor.

Within the potpourri of a salad mix, you'll find young leaves of arugula, mizuna, oak leaf, tango, curly cress, candy apple red lettuce, red Russian kale, red mustard, tatsoi, frisee, radicchio, mache, lollo rosa, shingiku, brunia, koma­tsuna and other varieties, depending on the farmer. Login for more...



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