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Salad greens, room temp, or cold.

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I like my green salad cold. I will make my dressing in the serving bowl and let it sit at room temp for a short time, and whisk.Then adding my mixed greens out of the fridge and tossing. Freinds of ours like all the greens at room temp. Just curious.

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  1. I like salads cold, served on a cold plate with just one exception. I am super fussy about Caesar salad. I seldom order it away from home. I like rolled anchovies, packed in good olive oil. I use that oil in the dressing. Caesar at room temperature, all others crispy and cold.

    1. If it is baby greens I like them cold because they wilt so quickly. But arugula or frisee I'm fine if they're not so cold, I think it tempers their flavor nicely.

      1. room temp - but there's very few foods I enjoy cold...

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        1. re: piwakawaka

          I'm with you, piwakawaka. Cold foods tend to make my teeth ache, and I can't taste them as well. I prefer them close to room temp, or just slightly colder.

        2. Room temp.

          1. Romaine and Iceberg....cold and crisp

            All others.....cool or room temperature.

            1. Cold. Room temp about-to-wilt greens? No thanks.

              1. I like my salads cool, not room temp, but not straight out of the fridge. It's like anything else ice cold - you can't taste the flavors as well. It's why those bad beers keeping telling you to drink them ice, ice cold.