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Re: Baby's over Christmas (was Re: Belly sliders?)
LeeH920226 at aol_com wrote:
snip... (my deathless prose)
> I second the motion. As a matter of fact it works so well, that I now add a
> piece of lettuce leaf to each small fry container, whether I am away or not.
> I do find that leaf lettuce (like Buttercrunch) works better than Iceberg
> style lettuce. If it doesn't mostly disintegrate in a week or so, it is
> either the wrong type lettuce, or water conditions are wrong, or there is no
> seeding of infusoria.
I live an hour north of the Salinas Valley, and forget that you folks near
the Right Coast get cold-storage "iceberg" lettuce with most all the nice
tasty green outer leaves long-since wilted and stripped off. The tough,
white center stuff is, as Lee points out, not too good. Even *I* dont eat
I use the softer green outer leaves, and it doesn't seem to matter much if
it's butter, romain or iceberg, as long as the stuff is tender and works for
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