What is salad?

  • (noun): Food mixtures either arranged on a plate or tossed and served with a moist dressing; usually consisting of or including greens.


Salads are a category of dishes whose prototype is raw vegetables served with a sauce or dressing including oil and an acid as a light savory dish, with a minimum of three ingredients. Salads also include a variety of related dishes, including ones with cold cooked vegetables, including grains and pasta; ones which add cold meat or seafood; sweet dishes made of cut-up fruit; and even warm dishes. Though the prototypical salad is light, a dinner salad can constitute a complete meal.

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Seven-layer Salad - History
... Although there are many variations, the traditional seven-layer salad has remained the same for decades ... The dish may have originated in the South and was called the "seven-layer pea salad" for its main layers of peas ... The traditional seven-layer salad is covered with a coating of mayonnaise (and sometimes sour cream) and includes eggs and bacon ...
Snickers Salad
... Snickers salad is a mix of Snickers bars, Granny Smith apples, whipped cream and often pudding or whipped topping served in a bowl ... It is a potluck and party staple in some parts of the Midwest of the United States, where the "salad" is popular alongside glorified rice, Watergate salad, jello salad and hotdish ... Snickers salad is easy to make the ingredients are simply chopped and combined ...
Salad Records
... Sde Warburg, Israel, holds the Guinness World Record for the largest lettuce salad, weighing 10,260 kg ... The salad was sold to participants and onlookers alike for 10 NIS per bowl, raising 100,000 NIS (over $25,000) to benefit Aleh Negev, a rehabilitative village for ... and commended the residents, who had grown the lettuce and prepared the salad on the moshav ...
Side Salad Records - History
... Side Salad Records’ first release in 2004 was a 5-track vinyl 12” EP by Wurzel Miyagi entitled Stool Pigeon and the Enema Bagpipes ... Side Salad Records’ second release was Three Moods of the Noisettes by Noisettes, in April 2005 ... Side Salad Records’ third release was Noisettes third single, Scratch Your Name ...
List Of Foodborne Illness Outbreaks In The United States - 1978
... The outbreak was traced to either potato salad or a commercially prepared three bean salad served to a group attending a banquet ... Despite a thorough search of the local landfill, the discarded three bean salad containers were never located making it impossible to test them to make certain it was the source of ...

Famous quotes containing the word salad:

    It’s certain that fine women eat
    A crazy salad with their meat
    Whereby the Horn of Plenty is undone.
    William Butler Yeats (1865–1939)

    Whoever eats anything at a wedding luncheon? They make the food out of papier mâché. My salad had been used four or five times this week.
    Peter Ruric, and Edgar G. Ulmer. Edgar G. Ulmer. Peter Alison (David Manners)

    My salad days,
    When I was green in judgment, cold in blood,
    To say as I said then!
    William Shakespeare (1564–1616)