When the trains filled with ice-covered lettuce would arrive on the east coast, people would yell out, “The icebergs are coming, the icebergs are coming,” and the name has stuck around ever since.
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- Lettuce is pretty much immune to any form of preservation. You can’t can, freeze, or pickle it.
- The ancient Greeks believed that lettuce induced sleep so they served it at the end of their evening meal.
- The darker green the lettuce, the more nutrients, and antioxidants it has.