Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
plural nounNorth American
Mixed green leaves of a variety of salad vegetables with a bitter taste, such as endives, chicory, or spinach.
- ‘A dressing made from a fruity, full-flavored oil would provide a perfect contrast for a salad of bitter greens, she says.’
- ‘To keep your digestive juices flowing, try adding salads to your diet that are made from bitter greens such as dandelions, escarole, watercress and mustard greens.’
- ‘Eat them at once on rustic toast, or as a component in a traditional cooked breakfast (great with runny scrambled eggs), or in a salad with bitter greens and lardons of smoked bacon.’
- ‘Wild's mushroom tartlets and duck with bitter greens, which we've adapted from his Bay Wolf Restaurant Cookbook, are our new favorite fall Pinot partners.’
- ‘Their caramel - sweetness then makes a sophisticated winter salad with bitter greens (endive, chicory), crumbled blue cheese, a sprinkling of freshly shelled walnuts or pecans, tossed in nut oil and sherry vinegar.’
- ‘It's a salad that's got some bitter greens and celery with nashi and spring onions.’
- ‘The grilled squid, consisting of large, thinly cut pieces of squid with some bitter greens, was tender and excellent.’
- ‘The salad of arugula and parmegiano consisted of pleasantly bitter greens, shards of freshly shaved cheese and a zesty but not too present dressing.’
- ‘Nutty sweetbreads, bitter greens, gently brash shallots, and velvety chanterelles suffuse farfalle in well-oiled repertory.’
- ‘Plan meals around foods like sprouts, berries, and bitter greens.’
- ‘The highlight, though, was the grilled halibut special; it came served on a bed of bitter greens, and was beautifully cooked and tender.’
- ‘The salty chicken broth of escarole soup bore seductive mini meatballs, tender bits of bitter greens and near translucent flakes of scrambled egg and Parmesan.’
- ‘For example, after winter he recommends bitter greens to help cleanse and detoxify the body.’
- ‘It was barely golden, full of sweet onions and bitter greens.’
- ‘And vegetables that accompany the latter - sweet-corn arepa and bitter greens - are spotlight stealers.’
- ‘This is especially important when salads contain bitter greens.’
- ‘The meat had plenty of impact on its own, with some nicely sautéed fennel bulb and a heap of garlicky, thrillingly bitter greens at center plate.’
- ‘He does it again with sweetly smoked duck breast buttressed by brash bitter greens.’
- ‘The salad of arugula and parmegiano combines bitter greens, shaved cheese and a zesty dressing.’
- ‘Striped bass is enveloped by a delicious pan roast of clams, bitter greens, and tomato.’
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.
From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, discover surprising and intriguing language facts from around the globe.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.