Edible gardening guide

How to grow delicious vegetables, herbs, and fruit at home

Garden-to-table guide to mesclun

Tips for growing and caring for mesclun, plus our favorite recipes come harvest time

How to cook: Our favorite mesclun recipes
Photo by Annabelle Breakey; written by Elaine Johnson

How to cook: Our favorite mesclun recipes

And in 6 weeks or so, when you’re ready to harvest, use mesclun in any recipe where you’d use a mix of baby lettuces from the store.

Baked Goat Cheese with Spring Lettuce Salad

Many credit Alice Waters with introducing America to a salad of tender young greens, or mesclun, in the early 1970s. Here’s how to make Chez Panisse restaurant’s classic recipe at home.

Recipe: Baked Goat Cheese with Spring Lettuce Salad

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