Read the Beforeitsnews.com story here. Advertise at Before It's News here.
Profile image
By Joan Reeves aka SlingWords
Contributor profile | More stories
Story Views
Now:
Last hour:
Last 24 hours:
Total:

Sunday Thoughts On Salads

% of readers think this story is Fact. Add your two cents.


Have you noticed that summer is the season in which we joyfully embrace salads?

I guess it’s the hot weather that makes salads sound cool and refreshing.

Here are some entertaining  quotations about salads.

“If you have a complete set of salad bowls and they all say Cool Whip on the side, you might be a redneck. —Jeff Foxworthy

(JOAN: I’m happy to say I have NO Cool Whip containers. I don’t like the stuff. To me, it tastes like plastic.)

“Salad can get a bad rap. People think of bland and watery iceberg lettuce, but in fact, salads are an art form, from the simplest rendition to a colorful kitchen-sink approach.” —Marcus Samuelsson

(JOAN: My salads sport the kitchen sink method. I throw in vegetables, different kinds of greens, fruit, seeds, nuts, and a homemade dressing.)
“There are many things to admire about Japan but this is the one thing I love the most and probably the only time I eat breakfast. Fish, eggs, soup, salad, veggies; all in the tiniest bites. It’s a full meal, but it’s so refreshing.” —David Chang 
(JOAN: When I lived in Japan is when I first saw salads made of finely shredded cabbage instead of lettuce. So I’ve always put some in my salads ever since then.)

I have some weird habits. For instance, I love beets. Show me a salad bar and I will clean them out of their beets. —Chris Pratt
(JOAN: My dad planted beets every year, and my mom canned them as pickled beets. They were absolutely delicious. Thankfully, Darling Hubby grew up eating beets too. I pickle them now and put them in salads.)

“As I see it, a green salad is an open invitation to carrots, onions, mushrooms, tomatoes, and the sprouts that grow in jars on my kitchen counter.” —Victoria Moran
(JOAN: I too grow sprouts in jars on the wide window sill above my kitchen sink.)

“As a student of Alice Waters, the patron saint of salad, I’m no stranger to the art of lettuce washing.” —Samin Nosrat
(JOAN: Even if a container of greens or vegetables says, ‘Pre-washed,’ wash them. Put the greens in a colander, dunk it in a large bowl of water, swish the greens around. Pull the colander up and observe the dirt or other residue remaining in the water.)
Takeaway Truth
Take that last quotation to heart. Wash the greens, vegetables, and fruit.

Joan Reeves aka SlingWords: The Word Slinging Adventures of Joan Reeves


Source: https://slingwords.blogspot.com/2022/07/sunday-thoughts-on-salads.html


Before It’s News® is a community of individuals who report on what’s going on around them, from all around the world.

Anyone can join.
Anyone can contribute.
Anyone can become informed about their world.

"United We Stand" Click Here To Create Your Personal Citizen Journalist Account Today, Be Sure To Invite Your Friends.

Please Help Support BeforeitsNews by trying our Natural Health Products below!


Order by Phone at 888-809-8385 or online at https://mitocopper.com M - F 9am to 5pm EST

Order by Phone at 866-388-7003 or online at https://www.herbanomic.com M - F 9am to 5pm EST

Order by Phone at 866-388-7003 or online at https://www.herbanomics.com M - F 9am to 5pm EST


Humic & Fulvic Trace Minerals Complex - Nature's most important supplement! Vivid Dreams again!

HNEX HydroNano EXtracellular Water - Improve immune system health and reduce inflammation.

Ultimate Clinical Potency Curcumin - Natural pain relief, reduce inflammation and so much more.

MitoCopper - Bioavailable Copper destroys pathogens and gives you more energy. (See Blood Video)

Oxy Powder - Natural Colon Cleanser!  Cleans out toxic buildup with oxygen!

Nascent Iodine - Promotes detoxification, mental focus and thyroid health.

Smart Meter Cover -  Reduces Smart Meter radiation by 96%! (See Video).

Report abuse

    Comments

    Your Comments
    Question   Razz  Sad   Evil  Exclaim  Smile  Redface  Biggrin  Surprised  Eek   Confused   Cool  LOL   Mad   Twisted  Rolleyes   Wink  Idea  Arrow  Neutral  Cry   Mr. Green

    MOST RECENT
    Load more ...

    SignUp

    Login

    Newsletter

    Email this story
    Email this story

    If you really want to ban this commenter, please write down the reason:

    If you really want to disable all recommended stories, click on OK button. After that, you will be redirect to your options page.