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caesar salad

n.
A tossed salad of greens, croutons, grated cheese, and sometimes anchovies, with a dressing of olive oil, raw egg, lemon juice, garlic, and seasonings.

[Possibly after Caesar's, a restaurant in Tijuana, Mexico.]

Caesar salad

n
(Cookery) a salad of lettuce, cheese, and croutons with a dressing of olive oil, garlic, and lemon juice
[C20: named after Caesar Cardini (1896–1956), Mexican restaurateur who invented it]

Cae′sar sal′ad


n.
a salad of romaine leaves tossed with olive oil, lemon juice, garlic, grated cheese, a raw or coddled egg, croutons, and often anchovies.
[1945–50]
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Noun1.Caesar salad - typically having fried croutons and dressing made with a raw egg
tossed salad - salad tossed with a dressing
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In those days Caesar salads were prepared tableside.
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The irony of the situation, according to Nation's Restaurant News, a trade publication, is that the romaine lettuce crop in the state has been so depleted by El Nino storms that the ability of restaurants to serve traditional Caesar salads has become ``nearly impossible.
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Soon we may be able to put homemade hollandaise, Caesar salads, eggnog and sunny-side up eggs back on our menus.

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