Salad recipes don't begin and end with a head of lettuce or a bag of mixed greens. While they have their time and place, it's easy to get bored with these delicate (in both flavor and texture) greens. Instead, make one of these exciting recipes starring everything from cruciferous vegetables like kale, broccoli, and brussels sprouts to juicy tomatoes, crisp carrots, and even celery.
If I am going to eat a microwaved leg of lamb and the last bit of a head of lettuce, my only request is that the whiskers are removed. A stubbly leg in the mouth is highly unpalatable. (Creative Microwave Cooking, 1976)
In keeping with the trend of waging war on vegetables everywhere, this recipe calls for hollowing out a head of lettuce and filling it with mayonnaise, cream cheese, and deviled ham. Description from democraticunderground.com. I searched for this on bing.com/images
Is bagged salad a waste of money? Not necessarily. A package of bagged lettuce serves 4 people, and costs about 3 dollars. A head of lettuce, on the other hand, serves 8 people, and only costs about a dollar. But although a head of lettuce is cheaper, the odds that you’ll use it all before it turns brown are pretty slim - you’ll end up wasting half the lettuce, and half your money. So if you have a small family, opt for the bagged lettuce. If you have a big family, go for the un-chopped…