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  1. photo <b>Lettuce</b>LettuceArticle
    Contents: Season for Lettuce Lettuce Described How to Buy and Store Lettuce How to Cook Lettuce Health Benefits of Lettuce Why Buy Natural and Organic Lettuce Season for LettuceRead more
  2. photo A Gem of a <b>Lettuce</b>A Gem of a LettuceArticle
    May is National Salad Month, giving you a wonderful opportunity to introduce new organic fruits and vegetables to the family table. One diminutive lettuce, small enough to feed one person, has beenRead more
  3. photo <b>Lettuce</b> Wraps Done RightLettuce Wraps Done RightRecipe
    There are plenty of reasons to give bread a rest for awhile (um… thigh one and thigh two?). And with spring officially underway, there are so many tasty and healthy lettuces to enjoy, makingRead more
  4. photo New <b>Lettuce</b> RecallNew Lettuce RecallArticle
    I was originally going to post Part 2 of an interview with Dr. Sanford Miller, a senior fellow at the University of Maryland Center for Food, Nutrition and Agriculture Policy. A new lettuce recallRead more
  5. photo Spicy Spinach Curry <b>Lettuce</b> WrapsSpicy Spinach Curry Lettuce WrapsArticle
    These lettuce wraps make a lightweight, cool, fun and easy alternative to hors d’oeuvres or even traditional sandwiches. It can get messy, but the creamy, curried spinach flavor more than makes upRead more
  6. photo Top Secret to Cleaning and Storing <b>Lettuce</b>Top Secret to Cleaning and Storing LettuceArticle
    Everyday Food magazine. Photo: Oxo Tagged: kitchen appliances , leafy greens , lettuce , salad Related Posts This Is Why Italians Really Love Their Extra Virgin Olive OilRead more
  7. photo How To Grow <b>Lettuce</b> All Summer LongHow To Grow Lettuce All Summer LongArticle
    Lettuce is like conversation,” wrote humorist Charles Dudley Warner. “It must be fresh and crisp, so sparkling that you scarcely notice the bitter in it.” As the weather heats up, lettuce tendsRead more
  8. photo Miner’s <b>Lettuce</b>: Great Source of Vitamin CMiner’s Lettuce: Great Source of Vitamin CArticle
    Move over, iceberg lettuce and romaine! Spruce up your salad plate with miner’s lettuce, also referred to as Indian lettuce or winter purslane. This mild green, known for its heart-shaped leavesRead more
  9. photo <b>Lettuce</b> the Likely Source in E. Coli OutbreakLettuce the Likely Source in E. Coli OutbreakArticle
    The FDA has narrowed its investigation of the E. coli outbreak to the shredded lettuce served in meals at Taco Bell restaurants in northeastern states. At press time, 71 cases of infection have beenRead more
  10. photo 5 Spring <b>Lettuces</b> to Plant in Your Garden5 Spring Lettuces to Plant in Your GardenArticle
    digestion to preventing cancer and other serious conditions. They can be categorized into three plant families: lettuces, which include salad greens such as romaine and green leaf, as well as escaroleRead more

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Lettuce (Lactuca sativa) is an annual plant of the daisy family Asteraceae. It is most often grown as a leaf vegetable, but sometimes for its stem and seeds. Lettuce was first cultivated by the ancient Egyptians who turned it from a weed, whose seeds were used to produce oil, into a food plant grown for its succulent leaves, in addition to its oil-rich seeds. Lettuce spread to the Greeks and...More