Definition of romaine
: a lettuce that belongs to a cultivar of garden lettuce (Lactuca sativa) and has long crisp leaves and columnar heads —called also cos lettuce
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Chips were made out of corn or potato; salads were made with lettuce; Caesars were, definitely, only made with romaine.
Arctic Organics will have a ton of other green stuff as well: baby and bunched arugula, greens mix, scallions, Easter Egg radishes, pac choi, rhubarb, sorrel, mizuna, chives, sage, basil, and butter, romaine and leaf lettuces.
Char your salad ingredients (think romaine, tomatoes, quartered onions, etc.) by putting them directly on the grill until they’re done to your preference.
Greenspan heads to the back sink, where Jacob Kohanpoolad is washing romaine lettuce leaf by leaf, checking for aphids, which are definitely not kosher.
Toss the romaine with 1/4 cup of the dressing and top with the sliced peppers, onions, avocado, and chicken.
Mild Mix: Spinach, romaine or butter lettuce, watercress, basil leaves, fennel fronds, bok choy.
A few menu examples from The Melt include the $6.49 Mac Daddy, a sandwich filled with mac & cheese, smoked bacon and crispy onions, and an $5.49 original cheddar burger made with a quarter pound angus and wagyu burger patty, tomato and romaine.
Divide among 4 dinner plates: 1 (12-ounce) bunch romaine, torn into 1/2-inch pieces.
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Origin and Etymology of romaine
French, from feminine of romain Roman, from Old French, from Latin Romanus
First Known Use: 1907See Words from the same year
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Definition of romaine for English Language Learners
: a type of lettuce that has long, crisp leaves
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