Up with Romaine, the lettuce that started the Salad Revolution
Celebrate the 30 Year Anniversary of the Romaine Rage! Andy Boy salutes the trend that made Romaine what it is today, extremely popular. It’s the most popular vegetable in America, after the potato. But it was the dawning of the Age of Aquarius that tipped the scales and made us more aware of our bodies. Andy Boy Romaine salad eating took its righful place. Let the Sunshine In!
Eat Like An Egyptian!
Andy Boy Romaine has an exciting and revered history. The ancient Egyptian tombs reveal paintings of lettuce with elongated and pointed leaves. Cleopatra the Queen must have used it as a diet staple to maintain her worshipped figure. She shared her secret with General Mark Anthony who brought it to great popularity in Rome. His nephew, Augustus Caesar, who later ruled the Roman Empire was said to have constructed a statue of Romaine Lettuce to honor its healing abilities after being cured of a serious illness. No wonder they named such a wonder of Mother Nature after their own Empire!
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