Always love seeing our bowls used in such beautiful ways!

The Domestic Man

To tell the truth, it’s not often that I get a hankering for a meal-sized salad. There’s a lot of chewing involved. But if I am going to sit down and enjoy a full salad, I prefer to eat something made with a wide variety of hearty ingredients. In that regard, Cobb Salad takes the cake: it’s basically lettuce and a bunch of solid, pleasurable mix-ins. No dainty ingredients like sprouts, no sir! Okay, sometimes Cobb recipes call for chives, but you get my point.

Both the salad and dressing used in today’s recipe come from California in the early 20th century. Bob Cobb, owner of the Brown Derby Restaurant in Hollywood during the 1930s, whipped up a quick salad for a friend with a toothache using leftovers found in his kitchen. He cut the ingredients up into small pieces so as not to exacerbate his friend’s condition. (Personally, I…

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About Pacific Merchants

Welcome to the official Pacific Merchants blog page! We help our customers "enjoy the simple pleasures of life" with our heirloom quality goods for your kitchen and home. Explore our Kilner jars for canning and preserving, our Mason Cash mixing bowls and accessories, colorful placemats, and our Acaciaware line of solid wood tableware. Our products are stylish enough to wow your friends next week, but classic enough to last a lifetime We make Cooking easy. From step-by-step recipes with full color pictures to indispensable tips and tricks, we'll take the stress out of cooking and make your meals a breeze!

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