Get out your biggest bowl.
Wilted Lettuce. When Grandma asked me what I wanted for supper, I said wilted lettuce.
“You and Rex,” she said. “I think he could eat a dish pan of wilted lettuce.”
Grandpa Rex and I loved wilted lettuce.
Not a spring lettuce garden goes by without several servings of wilted lettuce on the menu.
In restaurants the closest you will get to this dish is “Spinach salad with hot bacon dressing.”
To make Wilted Lettuce and the get the recipe go to:
Have you tried Flashy Trout Back lettuce?
It is very popular now. If it is too late to plant lettuce, order seed for a fall crop.
‘Flashy Trout Back’ is a romaine lettuce, fully mature at 55 days. It is crisp, crunchy and spattered with dark wine colored splashes.
You can harvest baby greens, which are much lighter colors.