Friday, June 25, 2004

Salad

After a long hiatus, we're back in the salad mood. This time, it's different.

I buy the pre-washed, packaged salad greens. There, I said it. I realize it seems like a waste of packaging and that salad is not that hard to prepare. But the prepared ones are sooo much more convenient.

We've been using bottled dressing. Same argument as above. Same defense, too.

The dressing of choice these days is Hidden Valley Ranch Dressing with Bacon, which won Foodgoat over right away.

5 comments:

  1. i too share your shame ;)

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  2. i love the pre-packaged greens too... but i started washing them after reading that they can still carry hepatitis even when "triple washed." scary...

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  3. I have never heard of salad greens carrying hepatitis. That's not to say it's not true, but I'd probably put that along with the whole raw egg thing (which people get way too freaked out about.)

    That said, I extend my look of shame at buying prepacked salad green ;P I never buy those things for one big reason, 99% of them are thinned, severly, with iceburg lettuce, which is just tasteless. Plus, I love romaine, which is a very easy to prep green. Of course, we've been making our salads recently from greens grown in our garden. But now i'm just bragging ;)

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  4. It depends upon which bagged stuff yer gettin'. If she say DOLE or something equally as nasty, then pass. But some of the better markets have locally processed greens that can be quite satifying. Remember though, you can't make friends with salad.

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  5. rachel4:32 PM

    i was wrong about hepatitis-- it's e coli, actually, that you can get from prewashed salad greens. check out the story at this link:

    http://www.waff.com/Global/story.asp?S=1967436

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