Tips for growing and caring for mesclun, plus our favorite recipes come harvest time
Photo by Annabelle Breakey; written by Elaine Johnson
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.