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Salad greens, room temp, or cold.

emglow101 Jun 6, 2012 07:55 PM

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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    justicenow RE: emglow101 Jun 6, 2012 08:19 PM

    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.

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      escondido123 RE: emglow101 Jun 6, 2012 08:32 PM

      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.

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        piwakawaka RE: emglow101 Jun 6, 2012 09:17 PM

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

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          GreenDragon RE: piwakawaka Jun 22, 2012 11:34 AM

          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. ipsedixit RE: emglow101 Jun 6, 2012 09:19 PM

          Room temp.

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            fourunder RE: emglow101 Jun 6, 2012 09:21 PM

            Romaine and Iceberg....cold and crisp

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

            1. Bacardi1 RE: emglow101 Jun 7, 2012 02:45 PM

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

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                Mastermou RE: emglow101 Jun 22, 2012 05:06 AM

                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.

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