unscrambling the springmix mesculun mess

in the 90″s the spring mix of baby lettuces became popular. They are comprised of 6 to 13 varieties. Harvested right in the fields,washed,refrigerated and packaged. Wow! progress is a wonderful thing. We’ve recently moved to a heartier product to eliminate the downsides of baby lettuce. It is so delicate that it breaks down when you are out of sight. The arcadian blend we now use is more mature lettuce leaf varieties whose cellular structure accommodates dressings better. Whew, that’s a lot to chew!