- From French mescler ("to mix"). (Wiktionary)
- Provençal mesclom, mesclumo, mixture, from Vulgar Latin *misculāre, to mix thoroughly; see meddle. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“The mesclun is a staple in our house, as is the goat cheese.”
“Second crop carrots, second crop peas, and the mesclun are all poking their heads up, too.”
“Dietitian's tip: The mix of gourmet salad greens called mesclun may include oakleaf lettuce, arugula (rocket), frisee, mizuna, mache, radicchio and sorrel.”
“Mr. Hicks also has a way with vegetables: The JWF Salad $9 is a mix of shredded carrots, bits of cauliflower and mesclun tossed with a mustardy dressing.”
“Lettuce: pelletized seeds make planting individual heads a breeze, or sow mesclun mix where the seed is just scattered in a wide swath over the soil”
“I'm going to plant some tomatoes next weekend in large pots that I can move around to make sure they get as much sun as possible, but for now we are sticking with herbs and lettuce -- and this is the first big salad that we've made with our own mesclun.”
“Going to the farmer's market and buying an organic mesclun mix is not enough.”
“If you must make suggestions, a few I recommend are roasted fall veggies, crusty french bread with an assortment of cheeses, mashed potatoes, mesclun salad with cranberries and blue cheese, quiches, and other comfort food goodness.”
“Angus with gruyere, onion marmalade and mesclun greens and fries.”
“Grocery chains now sell mesclun and arugula, "local" and "organic" are everyday terms and farmers markets and community gardens exist in the most unlikely places.”
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