Yale Salad (1911); What! No Soap?

Laurence Horn laurence.horn at YALE.EDU
Thu Dec 20 15:53:10 UTC 2001

At 9:01 PM -0500 12/20/01, Bapopik at AOL.COM wrote:
>    Yale has to have something to go with the "hot dog" (1895) and
>"Yale Cocktail" (1895).  "Harvard Salad" contains Harvard beets, and
>I've found more recipes for that salad.
>    From TABLE TALK, July 1911, pg. 386, col. 2:
>    Arrange in the salad dish a shredded head of romaine lettuce; on
>this lay a mixture of green peppers that have been plunged in
>boiling water for one minute, cooled and shredded; small tomatoes,
>peeled, cooled and cut in carpels; one diced cucumber and the pulp
>from one grape fruit.  Pour over a French dressing at the moment of
Anymore, it's hard to find a good carpel-cut tomato in New Haven.  O
tempora, o mores.  At least you could eat *our* salads, unlike those
of our Cantabridgian neighbors to the north, without peeing crimson...


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