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Chef Tom – Salad Days

Posted in Food, life, music, Opinion, Recipe, Review with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on March 19, 2022 by segarini

One of my favorite all-American treats, and one that’s starting to gain popularity after having fallen out of favor for a few decades.

Iceberg lettuce (aka crisp lettuce) got its name from the method of transportation, once the cross-country train system was created. Before refrigerated train cars, they would pile crushed ice on top of the pallets of lettuce (at the time, the number one vegetable in the US). The heads would peak out from below the ice and look like icebergs.

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