Caesar Salad

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    First-Course Servings
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By James Peterson

Published 2007

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While there is some dispute about who invented this salad, chef Cardini in Tijuana in the 1950s or chef Junia in Chicago in 1905, this is a purely American creation and one of the great salads of the world when properly prepared. In most restaurants, it is served with an indifferent sauce, bland cheese, stale croutons, and often without the anchovies. True, some people don’t like anchovies, but a waiter should always ask, for a Caesar salad is defined by anchovies.

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