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lettuce

n. money. How much lettuce do you have left?
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A dainty green silk skirt reached to her knees, showing silk stockings embroidered with pea-pods, and green satin slippers with bunches of lettuce for decorations instead of bows or buckles.
There was a pretty garden around the house, where blue trees and blue flowers grew in abundance and in one place were beds of blue cabbages, blue carrots and blue lettuce, all of which were delicious to eat.
Gaynsforth answered,--"some oysters, a chicken en casserole, lettuce salad, some cheese, and a magnum of Pommery.
You shall wash the lettuce, my dear, and stone the olives for Emily's mayonnaise.
the Adversary to eat of lettuce with destitution of oil, mustard, egg,
I am no worshipper of Hygeia, who was the daughter of that old herb-doctor AEsculapius, and who is represented on monuments holding a serpent in one hand, and in the other a cup out of which the serpent sometimes drinks; but rather of Hebe, cup-bearer to Jupiter, who was the daughter of Juno and wild lettuce, and who had the power of restoring gods and men to the vigor of youth.
Very well, I suppose I am eccentric, since even my husband says so; but if my eccentricities are of such a practical nature as to result later in the biggest cauliflowers and tenderest lettuce in Prussia, why then he ought to be the first to rise up and call me blessed.
When Saxon had served the beans, and Billy the coffee, she stood still a moment and surveyed the spread meal on the blankets--the canister of sugar, the condensed milk tin, the sliced corned beef, the lettuce salad and sliced tomatoes, the slices of fresh French bread, and the steaming plates of beans and mugs of coffee.
When the weather was wet, he put up his umbrella over his stock in trade, not over himself; when the weather was dry, he furled that faded article, tied it round with a piece of yarn, and laid it cross-wise under the trestles: where it looked like an unwholesomely-forced lettuce that had lost in colour and crispness what it had gained in size.
You probably won't find Batavian lettuces at a nursery.
She uses ingredients like cooked steak, roast beef, shrimp, bacon, prosciutto, lettuces, tomato, sauteed vegetables, avocado, ham, cheeses like Swiss, mozzarella, goat and Cheddar, and more.
In the garden, these lettuces surprise and delight with their delicate beauty and unusual textures.
NOTE: Vary the types of lettuces (but use a sturdy variety), vegetables and cheese, if desired.
These fields and another 20-acre parcel in Somis, farmed by the trio, are overflowing with restaurant-quality gourmet produce, including beautiful baby lettuces, a rainbow of colorful heirloom tomatoes, aromatic herbs and bright edible flowers.
But today, driven by consumer desire for convenience and variety, there's a large of array of glorious specialty lettuces (some organic, others not) with a variety of fancy names and different red and green combinations marketed under product brands such as Dole, Ready Pac, Trader Joe's, Earthbound, Fresh Express, Babe Farms and more.