How to use Lettuce in a sentence
She grabbed a head of lettuce and shut the door.
She tossed the chopped lettuce into a large stainless steel bowl.
Potatoes, cabbage and lettuce are much grown for the early Northern markets.
There is a large vineyard in the vicinity; truckgardening is an important industry in the surrounding country; and Fayetteville is a shipping centre for small fruits and vegetables, especially lettuce, melons and berries.
In the south, in the Julianehaab district, even flowering plants, such as aster, nemophilia and mignonette, are cultivated, and broccoli, spinach, sorrel, chervil, parsley, rhubarb, turnips, lettuce, radishes grow well.Advertisement
By the time they reached Hunter's double-parked car, Dean felt like limp lettuce at a summer picnic.
Broccoli and radishes grow well, turnips (but not every year), lettuce and chervil succeed sometimes, but parsley cannot be reared.
Mrs. Marsh stopped chopping the lettuce and stared at her.
Cabbage, lettuce and cauliflower seeds, if sown early this month in hotbed or greenhouse, will make fine plants if transplanted into hotbed in March.
Hardier sorts of vegetable seeds and plants, such as beets, cabbage, cauliflower, celery, lettuce, onions, parsley, parsnips, peas, potatoes, radishes, spinach, turnip, &c., should all be sown or planted by the middle of the month if the soil is dry and warm, and in all cases, where practicable, before the end of the month.Advertisement
Hoe deeply all transplanted crops, such as cabbage, cauliflower, lettuce, &c. Tender vegetables, such as tomatoes, egg and pepper plants, sweet potatoes, &c., can be planted out.
The first ten days of this month will yet be time enough to sow sweet corn, beets, lettuce, beans, cucumbers and ruta-baga turnips.
If cabbage, cauliflower and lettuce are wanted to plant in cold frames, the seed should be sown from about the 10th to the 20th of this month; but judgment should be exercised, for, if sown too early, cabbage and cauliflower are apt to run to seed.
Cabbage, cauliflower and lettuce plants that are in frames should be regularly ventilated by lifting the sash on warm days, and on the approach of very cold weather they should be covered with straw mats or shutters.
In the colder latitudes, and even in the middle states, it is absolutely necessary to protect cauliflower in this way, as it is much more tender than cabbage and lettuce plants.Advertisement
By cultivation the cellular tissue is often much increased, giving rise to the curled leaves of greens, savoys, cresses, lettuce, &c.
One lettuce sample contained inorganic bromide at levels 22 times the safety level  for young children.
Serve the burgers hot on the toasted buns and top with cheese, grilled peppers, and lettuce.
These include ruby chard, lambs lettuce, and salad burnet.
Very flavorsome bacon in warm ciabatta with a decent salad using decent lettuce, and dressed with a delicious olive oil.Advertisement
The salad is somewhat drab, with only lettuce to complement the chicken with.
Try spring onions, lettuce, radish, dill and coriander, sowing in a small drill every three to four weeks.
The lettuce added crunch to the sandwich.
Be wary of wilt when choosing lettuce, spinach, green and kale.
Serve over shredded lettuce, sprinkling lightly with sea salt and black pepper for additional flavor.Advertisement
Often a simple substitution of a starch for a lower carb veggie will suffice to make a recipe low carb, or you can swap out your hamburger bun for a lettuce leaf.
Don't limit your selection of leafy greens to spinach and lettuce.
If you're worried about starting out using greens like spinach, use romaine lettuce instead.
Celery, cucumber, lettuce, peppers, and sprouts are all high in nutrition but low in calories.
Serve a cold salad with sliced, curried tofu, chilled noodles, vegan mayo, celery, grapes, and craisins on lettuce leaves.
You don't want to seed ragweed among your lettuce every time you add compost to your soil.
Use red leaf lettuce as an accent instead of red flowering begonia, and use the lovely flowers of many herbs such as chives and basil to accent spots among the borders.
Gardeners are often surprised that vegetables can be planted in the fall, but you can easily extend the harvest for several weeks by planting quick-growing, cool season vegetables such as lettuce, radish, Swiss chard, spinach and kale.
Lettuce and other green, leafy vegetables thrive in the cool weather too.
Herbs and small pots of lettuce may be grown on a bright windowsill or under plant lights throughout the house.
You may also wish to sow lettuce seeds, which need cool temperatures and moisture to germinate.
Lettuce, radishes, chard, spinach and other cool weather crops started from seed directly in the garden may do just fine in such zones.
Lettuce - plant lettuce alongside radishes, carrots and strawberry plants to reduce insect damage and increase harvestable leaves.
Some vegetables, however, grow best when started directly from seeds, such as lettuce, beans, corn, peas, beets, and carrots.
Cool weather vegetables include broccoli, cabbage, cauliflower, chard, kale, spinach, other greens such as mustard greens, lettuce, radishes and peas.
Some of their favorite treats are hostas, marigolds, lettuce and any new growth or seedlings.
There are also specific instructions and tips for growing 36 different types of vegetables, from carrots to artichokes, rhubarb to tomatoes, lettuce and onions.
Lettuce is also susceptible to insect infestation and is heavily treated with chemicals.
Lettuce edging is a fun hemline that uses subtle ruffles to add interest to a sarong bathing suit.
The Delta Burke swimsuit collection includes a gorgeous sarong swimsuit that features a scoop neckline in front and back as well as an ultra-feminine lettuce edge.
It has a keyhole neck, lettuce edging and a satin bow and trim.
They are sometimes put on fresh fruits and lettuce to maintain their fresh appearance, on red meats to prevent brown discoloration, and even in prepared deli foods like crab salad.
Folic acid can be readily absorbed from raw salad greens such as lettuce, spinach, arugula, alfalfa sprouts, and others.
Vegetables eaten raw, such as lettuce, may be contaminated by bacteria in soil, water, and dust during washing and packing.
For a nice variation, try adding lettuce and bacon to the sandwich.
Place the taco fillings on the table with soft and hard taco shells, bowls of shredded lettuce, diced tomatoes, shredded cheese, and a few bottles of hot sauce.
While I like to make my egg salad sandwich recipe on bread that I have made myself, you can use whatever bread you like or, for those looking to avoid bread, just use a large lettuce leaf as a wrapper.
Top with the lettuce with the pasta, then add the walnuts.
The foods highest in Vitamin K are green, leafy vegetables such as kale, collard greens, spinach, Brussels sprouts, broccoli, spinach, parsley, asparagus, lettuce, endive, okra, and mustard greens.
Order your burger "protein style" at In-N-Out which will deliver your burger wrapped in lettuce rather than a bun.
I did try making some quick lettuce wraps for lunch, and took my almonds and a hard-boiled egg.
One of the simplest things to do is to create a wrap with the outer layer consisting of a large lettuce leaf.
Place the sliced chicken on top of the lettuce and grapefruit to serve.
Put approximately ¼ cup of the mixture in to the side of each lettuce leaf; roll up.
Try to include recipes that have a variety of leafy vegetables like lettuce, spinach, Swiss chard and cabbage.
Spoon the beef evenly onto the lettuce, and then add layers of cheese, salsa and sour cream.
When many people hear the words "raw diet", they picture a lifetime of eating lettuce and carrots, but there are actually many more foods to eat on a raw food diet.
Firstly, lettuce is considered one of those negative calorie foods that actually uses more calories to digest it than it actually contains.
Add cottage cheese if you prefer, adding those calories, and a leaf of lettuce that is virtually calorie-free.
You know, the magic bullet that makes some people drop pounds quickly and easily, while the rest of us are stuck munching lettuce while the scale needle seems frozen in place?
While you might immediately think about corn, beans, and lettuce, don't forget other flavor-filled veggies like onions, radishes, cabbage, and mushrooms.
Combine proteins with non-starchy vegetables, such as lettuce, carrots, spinach, cucumbers, green beans, green peas and others for the best effect.
Do not combine fruits with vegetables, unless those vegetables are celery or lettuce.
Simple, basic, and delicious, a turkey sandwich, garnished with mustard, lettuce, and tomato and served on whole wheat bread with a side of grapes and yogurt makes a fantastic work week lunch.
Likewise one cup of lettuce is approximately four leaves.
For lunch, make sure there is lettuce and tomato on your sandwich or burger.
Lettuce has nearly no calories at all, so get full on the green stuff.
These foods include broths, unsweetened teas, lettuce, diet sodas, certain vegetables, and condiments like salsa and ketchup.
This cool appetizer is a crowd pleaser and delicious with tortilla chips or lettuce leaves.
We did have someone who called and said that she was addicted to lettuce, but it turned out that it wasn't actually a problem.
She was dependent on having a big salad before every meal, not going to bed with a head of lettuce on her pillow every night.
If you are feeling really adventurous, discover the surprising harmony and complexity of an avocado, grapefruit and lettuce salad with citrus dressing.
Enjoy lunch, dinner and late-night dining also with menu items like shawarma, which is slow, spit-roasted chicken, lamb or beef wrapped in pita bread, served with lettuce, tomato and garlic sauce.
Starters include chicken rolls, chicken lettuce wraps and crab rangoon chopstix.
An uncomfortable silence surrounded them for a while as Rachel diced tomatoes and Adrienne chopped the lettuce.
Plant cauliflower, cabbages, sea-kale, lettuce; and finish the planting of the main crops of potatoes; divide and replant globe-artichokes.
Plant endive and lettuce at the foot of a south wall to stand the winter; plant out cabbages from the chief autumn sowing.
But little can be done in the northern states except to prepare manure, and get sashes, tools, &c., in working order; but in sections of the country where there is little or no frost the hardier kinds of seeds and plants may be sown and planted, such as asparagus, cabbage, cauliflower, carrot, leek, lettuce, onion, parsnip, peas, spinach, turnip, &c. In any section where these seeds can be sown in open ground, it is an indication that hotbeds may be started for the sowing of such tender vegetables as tomatoes, egg and pepper plants, &c.; though, unless in the extreme southern states, hotbeds should not be started before the beginning or middle of February.
All vegetable roots not designed to be left in the ground during the winter should be dug up, such as beets, carrots, parsnips, sweet potatoes, &c. The cabbage, cauliflower and lettuce plants grown from seed sown last month should be pricked out in cold frames.
If lettuce is wanted for winter use, it may now be planted in the greenhouse or cold frame, and will be ready for use about Christmas.
Lamb's lettuce Also called corn salad, very hardy winter salad with a soft texture and mild flavor.
I christened them last night by planting out American land cress, Little Gem lettuce, spinach and chervil.
Aphids were also a problem in early salad crops especially black bean, peach potato and lettuce currant aphid.
Each leaf of his lettuce leaf home can be peeled back to reveal a Mini Beast friend.
But did you know that one of the best natural plant sources is lamb's lettuce?
Add the onion and cook for 1 minute to soften, then add the chopped lettuce and cook for 1 minute.
Serve the crab salad on a bed of shredded lettuce.
No samples of UK-grown outdoor lettuce or imported lettuce and spinach would have exceeded the maximum levels.
The wrap is generously filled with chicken, fresh crunchy lettuce, and a dressing that tastes of cheese.
None of the 8 samples of imported lettuce or any of the 8 of imported spinach exceeded the maximum levels.
Arrange the crisp lettuce leaves on 4 serving plates.
Trim your iceberg lettuce, cut into six wedges.
Take the remaining gem lettuce hearts, shred them finely, then place in a large bowl.
To serve, slice and place on a simple salad of cos lettuce.
Lettuce variety mixtures were used to investigate their value for control of downy mildew.
For example sow radish or lettuce every two or three weeks.
Grow lettuce in styrofoam, and you have reductionism.
Other plants to try include black salsify (oyster plant ), coriander, lettuce, onion family, pennyroyal, rosemary and sage.
Near the top of the pool (bottom right) is the green sea lettuce Ulva lactuca.
The milky fluid in the stem of lettuce contains a natural sedative hence the traditional recipe for lettuce tea.
Our lettuce seedlings start their life in a small fertile peat block, planted in specially prepared fields.
The lettuce is eaten by the slug, the slug is eaten by the bird.
The exposed pavements nearby have more typical species, including lesser meadow-rue, green spleenwort, wall lettuce and hairy stonecrop.
Sprinkle with finely chopped parsley and tarragon, and garnish with the lettuce leaves and watercress sprigs.
Place grilled breast on a bun and top with lettuce and sliced tomato or a grilled red pepper half.
Today you can still find depictions of lettuce on the walls of Egyptian tombs.
The vegetable productions are less numerous, but they include sweet potatoes, cabbages, cauliflower, lettuce, beans, peas, onions, garlic, tomatoes, okra, radishes, cucumbers, couve, chuchu (Sechium edule), and aipim (Manihot aipi).
Among the common vegetables used in the green state are peas, beans, cabbage, cauliflowers, asparagus, Indian corn, onions, leeks, tomatoes, lettuce, radish, celery, parsley, cucumbers, pumpkins, squash and rhubarb.
The state ranks high in the production of potatoes, cabbages, lettuce and turnips, and it produces large crops of sweet Indian corn, tomatoes, cucumbers, musk-melons, asparagus and celery.
Seeds of Lima beans, sweet corn, melon, okra, cucumbers, &c., should be sown; and sow for succession peas, spinach, lettuce, beans, radishes, &c., every ten days.
There are large green-houses in and near Ashtabula, and quantities of lettuce, cucumbers and tomatoes are raised under glass and shipped to Pittsburg and other large cities.
You could also add a bit of romaine lettuce to the winter diet.
To serve, line a glass salad bowl with leaves of lettuce.
Other plants to try include black salsify (oyster plant), coriander, lettuce, onion family, pennyroyal, rosemary and sage.
Add lettuce and a sprinkling of fresh basic leaves or other vegetables such as sliced tomatoes, and you have your sandwich.
Try a crusty panini filled with soppressata, fresh mozzerella, lettuce and tomato, or choose from more than a dozen others.
He piled ham, sandwich spread, lettuce, a tomato and bread in his arms and allowed the door to shut on its own.
Any who expect to get early cabbage, cauliflower, lettuce or radishes, while planting or sowing is delayed until the time of sowing tomato and egg plant in May, are sure to be disappointed of a full crop. Frequent rotation of crops should be practised in the vegetable garden, in order to head off insects and diseases; and also to make the best use of the land.