Posts Tagged: Chopped Salad
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Chopped Salad Toppings, In Order

33. Beets 32. Corn 31. Hearts of Palm 30. Grapes 29. Stuffed Grape Leaves 28. Sunflower Seeds 27. Raisins 26. Black Beans 25. Kidney Beans 24. Tomatoes 23. Sprouts 22. Grilled Onions 21. Roasted Peppers 20. Carrots

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Salad Eaten

I was thinking the other day as I was reading this piece on people who suffer from "'Truman Show' delusion" that there ought to be a word for the anxiety one feels when reading a New Yorker medical piece as to whether or not the person who stars as the anecdotal lead will survive to the story's end. With that in mind, I want to assure you that the woman who tells her harrowing tale here of having spent a week eating nothing but chopped salads for lunch does, in fact, make it [...]

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Chopped Salads: What Are They About?

• "It’s about control, especially for millennials. They want the ability to customize and control what’s happening to the food that’s being prepared. They want it the way they want it."

• "It’s about flavor distribution. If you order a deli tossed salad you put dressing on it and the dressing distributes over 50 percent of it, and you end up stabbing a cherry tomato."

• "It’s nice because it’s something you can’t do at home. You’d have to buy so many ingredients it’s just not possible.” —"The ceaseless chop of the curved two-handled blade known as a mezzaluna provides the background music for lunch in Manhattan these days." [...]