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View Poll Results: What kind of green salad do you like?
Mixed baby greens with a vinaigrette? 19 30.65%
Iceberg lettuce with the classic Thousand Island or Ranch dressing? 15 24.19%
Spinach with blue cheese, toasted pecans and raspberry vinaigrette? 12 19.35%
Tomato, Basil, Mozzarella, and Balsamic vinegar? 19 30.65%
Coleslaw with mayonnaise and vinegar dressing? 8 12.90%
Cobb Salad 7 11.29%
Taco Salad with guacamole, sour cream, and salsa 15 24.19%
Caesar Salad 24 38.71%
Other 12 19.35%
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Old 08-17-2005, 12:55 AM   #1
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Question What kind of green salad do you like?

I usually prefer mixed greens with some type of vinaigrette and feta cheese. But every once in a while there is nothing like the classic iceberg salad with Thousand Island dressing. What is your favorite type of green salad?

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You are right Sierra - or a wedge with bleu cheese dressing - the first time I ever had thousand island was also on a wedge! Very refreshing!!!

I like a mixed green salad with some sort of vinaigrette dressing - I've got a recipe for a Chardonnay vinaigrette that I love - or I like a salad with mandarin orange, red onion, toasted whole almonds and a vinaigrette made out of the juice from the mandarin oranges, strawberries, apple cider vintager, a little white onion, a very light olive oil (no flavor there), blended in blender then add poppy seeds.

I also like to take the Good Seasons dry Italian Mix, make it to spec, but add some Splenda or sugar to it - maybe 2 tsp? or thereabouts.
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i like iceburg with tomatoes, chicken, bacon, cheese and croutons.
gyro meat is also really good in there.

i also like the tomato basil mozzerella salad alot
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Old 08-17-2005, 01:13 AM   #4
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You know, Kitchenelf, I forgot about bleu cheese. *Smacking forehead* I love bleu cheese dressing. I never used to like it and then I tried it a couple of years ago and now it is one of my favorites.
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Old 08-17-2005, 01:15 AM   #5
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i like iceburg with tomatoes, chicken, bacon, cheese and croutons.
gyro meat is also really good in there.

i also like the tomato basil mozzerella salad alot
Ah, middie you are making me hungry. Nothing like bacon on a salad.
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Old 08-17-2005, 01:47 AM   #6
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Hate to be anal, but a green salad is exactly that, wholly green apart from the dressing.

Aside from that I always enjoy a mustard-red wine vinegar dressing on salads, or even just a simple ev-oo and lemon juice.
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You put on too many of my favs, Sierra!
But I had to vote for the classic Italiano: mozz, toms, basil and balsamic. Yum!
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I voted other only because I prefer greens with a "bite" like arugula, mache, etc. Dressing-wise it's harder to say. It really depends on what kind of mood I'm in. Sometimes I'll just toss the greens with extra-virgin olive oil, lemon, and kosher salt, other times I want something sweeter like a raspberry vinaigrette.
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totally off topic: ironchef - great avatar!

Okay, back to salad talk.....
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I have tried, oh HOW I have tried to like iceberg lettuce....

I prefer Romaine or Kos lettuces or some of the frilly Italian ones like lollo rosso.
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