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Old 09-10-2006, 06:37 PM posted to
Kate Connally Kate Connally is offline
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Default Do you throw the first layer of lettuce away

Terry wrote:
The first few leaves are the best part. I hate to give them up, but I
worry about the chemicals.

I don't care about the first few leaves. They're usually too
dark and usually somewhat damaged anyway. Whether we're talking
iceberg or romaine I always throw away the outermost leaves.