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Diet and lettuce

I worry about scientists discovering that lettuce has been fattening all along. (Erma Bombeck)

Leafy greens such as romaine lettuce, kale, collards, Swiss chard, and spinach are the most nutrient-dense of all foods. (Joel Fuhrman)

You don’t want to make a steady diet of just lettuce. You don’t want to make a steady diet of fried chicken. (Paula Deen)

I have no truck with lettuce, cabbage, and similar chlorophyll. Any dietitian will tell you that a running foot of apple strudel contains four times the vitamins of a bushel of beans. (S.J. Perelman)

We, who fill our stomachs with nothing but boiled lettuce, raw lettuce, spinach, spinach and more spinach. Maybe we’ll end up being as strong as Popeye, though so far I’ve seen no sign of it! (Anne Frank)

The word salad here means any vegetable eaten raw or uncooked, e.g., a bowl of cold pasta in olive oil with a token vegetable is not a salad. I encourage my patients to eat two huge salads a day, with the goal of consuming an entire head of romaine or other green lettuce daily. (Joel Fuhrman)

We eat lettuce, yes we eat lettuce And eat vegetables early and late. Fruits are also part of our diet. Anything else that grows will be spurned. We eat lettuce, yes we eat lettuce And eat vegetables early and late. (Erich Mühsam)

Hey, lettuce and tomatoes,
cucumbers, carrots from the garden,
I’m ashamed of my pounds,
please help me lose weight. (Horst Rehmann)

Gardening and lettuce

Lettuce succeeds best in rich and comparatively moist soil; and is also best developed, and most crisp and tender, if grown in cool, moist weather. (Fearing Burr)

The varieties are numerous, and most of them do well on very rich land, well hoed. Only two kinds of summer-lettuce need be cultivated—the ice-head lettuce, and the brown. (J.H. Walden)

During dry and hot weather you may water lettuces every day. (Dorothy Canfield Fisher)

Lettuce is a low-temperature plant, and there is no reason why the small greenhouse owner should not be able with ease to supply his table constantly with this delicious salad. As with the carnations, and violets, if there is no part of a bench that can be devoted to the lettuce, a few plants can be grown in pots. (F.F. Rockwell)

— Keep your lettuces. And then, let go. — You speak like a gardener. (Julien Duvivier)

…so even if spring continues to disappoint
we can say at least the lettuce loved the rain. (Lisa Olstein)

Quotes about gardening

Food and lettuce

Lettuce is divine, although I’m not sure it’s really a food. (Diana Vreeland)

I’m hungry enough that I started to salivate at the sight of lettuce. I repeat: lettuce. (A. J. Jacobs)

Lettuce is well known as one of the best of all salad plants. It is eaten raw in French salads, with cream, oil, vinegar, salt, and hard-boiled eggs. It is also eaten by many with sugar and vinegar; and some prefer it with vinegar alone.It is excellent when stewed, and forms an important ingredient in most vegetable soups. (Fearing Burr)

Great cuisine can be a boiled turkey, a lobster cooked at the last minute, a lettuce picked from the garden and seasoned at the last minute. (Paul Bocuse)

As long as I have fat turtle-doves, a fig for your lettuce, my friend, and you may keep your shellfish to yourself. I have no wish to waste my appetite. (Martial)

The most common lunch consists of cold chicken and salad, the latter being simply lettuce prepared with oil and vinegar. (Oliver Optic)

Attitude to lettuce

I mostly eat lettuce. (Peter Sunde)

I hate eating vegetables. The only vegetables I eat are lettuce on a burger. (Chance The Rapper)

Tomato and lettuce – especially lettuce – is an abomination. (Mimi Sheraton)

Never as a lettuce. I make sure I don’t eat too much junk, but I hate vegetables. (Rihanna)

The artichoke and the lettuce,
the asparagus and the pastenade
and the pepons from Tours
are herbs more fond of me
than the royal meats
which are served in heaps. (Pierre de Ronsard)

People and lettuce

If a man prepares dinner for you and the salad contains three or more types of lettuce, he is serious. (Rita Rudner)

Don’t be a “lettuce”. Be the coolest damn broccoli ever. (Felix Kjellberg)

If there are weeds in my garden, I have a problem. But it does not lead me to question the existence of lettuce. (Douglas Wilson)

When you are born lettuce, oil and vinegar fall from the sky. (Elena Poniatowska)

We’ve got ninety-nine per cent the same genes as any other person. We’ve got ninety per cent the same as a chimpanzee.We’ve got thirty per cent the same as a lettuce. Does that cheer you up at all? I love about the lettuce. It makes me feel I belong. (Caryl Churchill)

Lettuce features

Lettuce is too Flat. (Mary Rayner)

It is the king of salads; and, whatever else is used, lettuce usually forms part of the dish to make it complete. (Mary Ronald)

Lettuce is like conversation; it must be fresh and crisp, so sparkling that you scarcely notice the bitter in it. (Charles Dudley Warner)

The lettuce arrived. (I recommend its use to all those who trust me, the lettuce refreshes without weakening, and comforts without irritating: I usually say that it rejuvenates.) (Anthelme Brillat-Savarin)

Sleep and lettuce

To dream of lettuces is said to portend trouble. (Richard Folkard)

It is said that the effect of eating too much lettuce is ‘soporific’. (Beatrix Potter)

I have never felt sleepy after eating lettuces; but then I am not a rabbit. (Beatrix Potter)

By reason of its soporigous quality, lettuce ever was, and still continues the principal foundation of the universal tribe of Sallets, which is to cool and refresh, besides its other properties… including beneficial influences on morals, temperance, and chastity. (John Evelyn)

USA and lettuce

Americans will eat anything if it is toasted and held together with a couple of toothpicks and has lettuce sticking out of the sides, preferably a little wilted. (Raymond Chandler)

Nearly everyone in our country clings to lettuce as the only plant for a salad. Over across the sea in old England this is not so. Other plants are used in this way and called salad plants. Endive is one of these. Some of the endives are curly-leaved, and when blanched are attractive to look upon; and surely there is no reason why we should not consider the side of beauty in vegetables. (Ellen Eddy Shaw)

Unbelievable as it may seem, one-third of all vegetables consumed in the United States come from just three sources: french fries, potato chips, and iceberg lettuce. (Marion Nestle)

Ecology and lettuce

I don’t care if my lettuce has DDT on it, just as long as it’s crisp. (Jorma Kaukonen)

What most people don’t know is that many fast food restaurants actually spray their salads with a substance made of propylene glycol to make their lettuce and other vegetables appear fresh, when they could actually be up to 3 days old! (Arnel Ricafranca)

A one-pound box of prewashed lettuce contains 80 calories of food energy. According to Cornell ecologist David Pimentel, growing, chilling, washing, packaging, and transporting that box of organic salad to a plate on the East Coast takes more than 4,600 calories of fossil fuel energy, or 57 calories of fossil fuel for every calorie of food. (Michael Pollan)

Art and lettuce

Salad can get a bad rap. People think of bland and watery iceberg lettuce, but in fact, salads are an art form, from the simplest rendition to a colorful kitchen-sink approach. (Marcus Samuelsson)

Everyone thinks he knows what a lettuce looks like. But start to draw one and you realise the anomaly of having lived with lettuces all your life but never having seen one, never having seen the semi-translucent leaves curling in their own lettuce way, never having noticed what makes a lettuce a lettuce rather than a curly kale. (Frederick Franck)

Remember that lettuce doesn’t grow on a spruce; and it also doesn’t rhyme with it. (Jakub Marian)

Vegetables and lettuce

What did the carrot say to the wheat? Lettuce rest, I’m feeling beet. (Shel Silverstein)

Can the garden afford anything more delightful to view than those forests of asparagus, artichokes, lettuce, peas, beans, and other legumes and sedulous plants so different in color and of such various shapes. (Stephen Switzer)

Lettuce, greens and celery, though much eaten, are worse than cabbage, being equally indigestible without the addition of condiments. Besides, the lettuce contains narcotic properties. (William Alcott)

Quotes about vegetables

Women and lettuce

First he wants me to put on bunny ears and patent leather shoes, then he wants me to eat a bacon, lettuce and tomato sandwich. (Nicole Hollander)

For I know if I should bid her bring any Lettuces, she would bring Thistles. (Desiderius Erasmus)

At home, it’s my wife who has the green thumb, as soon as she touches a salad it is washed, salted, vinegared, all she has to do is serve it! (Jean-Marie Gourio)

Money and lettuce

I know the price of lettuce. You need to understand price and value. You buy the best lettuce you can at the best price you can. (Alice Walton)

A much larger value is consumed in lettuces than in pineapples,throughout Europe at large; and the superb shawls of Cachemere are, in France, a very poor object in trade, in comparison with the plain cotton goods of Rouen. (Jean-Baptiste Say)

Lettuce washing

I care not who hoes the lettuce of my country if I can eat the salad! (F. Scott Fitzgerald)

In washing lettuce great care must be taken not to break or wilt it. (Maria Parloa)

As a student of Alice Waters, the patron saint of salad, I’m no stranger to the art of lettuce washing. (Samin Nosrat)

Vegetarianism and lettuce

Vegetarianism — You are what you eat, and who wants to be a lettuce? (Pete Burns)

Most people think if you are vegan you eat just green stuff, you just eat salad and lettuce and veggies the whole day… I’m eating beans, legumes, lentils and peas and rice and potatoes and a lot of things that have calories to give me the energy to do what I do. (Patrik Baboumian)

Devil and lettuce

Lettuce is the Devil. (Travis Erwin)

During the middle ages it was thought an evil spirit lurked among the Lettuces adverse to mothers, and causing grievous ills to new-born infants. (William Thomas Fernie)


Laminated Lettuce … perfect for holiday gift giving. (Alton Brown)

Cigars are something like lettuce; they consist of long green leaves with trace elements. (Udo Lindenberg)

The Snail Council always meets close to the lettuce. (Brigitte Fuchs)

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