How or why was the custom of serving a salad before a meal started?

Answer It only seems to be an American custom to eat the salad first, as most Europeans and Eastern cultures have the salad after the main course.Why?? Don't really know why Americans started eating it fi... Read More »

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The salad that comes ready made in a resealable bag, do u have to wash it before serving it?

Hey Now...They say No...I wash it anyway...It cant hurt!Smiles

Have you ever just eaten a salad for a meal?

Sure. I often have a salad for lunch, especially in the summer. Add nuts (walnuts, almonds, etc.), seeds (sunflower), beans (red kidney or cannelloni) and some fruit (sliced apples, dried cranberr... Read More »

Do you enjoy homemade ham salad sandwich and with what to complete the meal?

A small bowl full of peeled tomatoes (in their own juice) would be terrific.I will pre-chill them in the refridgerator.Some of your homeade au-gratin scalloped potato salad would be wonderful also.... Read More »

I'm a starving vegan college student living on my own. Easiest meal you know Don't say salad?

Dragon bowls. To paraphrase Shakespeare, custom cannot stale its infinite variety. You need: cooked grain or starch, a vegetable or vegetables, some sort of protein-y thing, and a sauce. Tonight, I... Read More »