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As an additional resource for the summer salad recipes she shared with us today, Here & Now resident chef Kathy Gunst shares this "Guide to Greens." View/download a printer-friendly PDF of the guide here
Like fine wine, the best salads have a balance of flavors and aromas. A mixture of sweet, tender leaves and juicy, crispy greens, balanced by bitter and peppery lettuces is ideal. When you see a new type of green, be sure to try it. Mix and match. Experiment.
Here are some of the most popular types of greens:
This segment aired on June 4, 2014. The audio for this segment is not available.