Back of Summer of Salads: Caesar Salad When I lived in Spain, my Spanish friends were always asking me to make American foods. While I hosted a huge dinner entitled, "The Hamburger Party," when I had smaller gatherings, I always made Caesar salad. With its crisp romaine leaves, crunchy croutons, and creamy, tangy dressing, something about the classic salad is quintessentially American. Although it's found at practically every Italian-American restaurant and salad shop, I rarely order it and prefer to make it at home. A big plate of Caesar salad is an excellent Summer meal that's comforting and delicious. I've been using Martha Stewart's technique for so long that I no longer have to look at the recipe! To check it out, . Caesar Salad From Martha Stewart IngredientsHomemade croutons 2 cloves garlic 4 anchovy fillets 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon freshly ground pepper 1 tablespoon freshly squeezed lemon juice 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce 1/2 teaspoon Dijon mustard 1 large egg yolk 1/3 cup extra-virgin olive oil 2 heads (10 ounces each) romaine lettuce, outer leaves discarded, inner leaves washed and dried 1 cup freshly grated Parmesan or Romano cheese, or 2 1/2 ounces shaved with a vegetable peeler Directions Place garlic, anchovy fillets, and salt in a large wooden salad bowl.* Using two dinner forks, mash garlic and anchovies into a paste. Using one fork, whisk in pepper, lemon juice, Worcestershire sauce, Dijon mustard, and egg yolk. Using the fork, whisk in the olive oil. Chop romaine leaves into 1- to 1 1/2-inch pieces. Add croutons, romaine, and cheese to the bowl, and toss well. If you wish, grate extra cheese over the top. Serve immediately. To make a version of this dressing that you can store, simply mince garlic and anchovies, and place with remaining ingredients in a jar. Screw the lid on the jar tightly, and shake to combine. Shake the jar before each use. Store, refrigerated, for up to 4 days. Serves 4 to 6. *If you don't have a wooden bowl you can do this on a cutting board or with a mortar and pestle. Information Category Greens , Salads Cuisine North American View 16 Photos › Photo 1 Photo 2 Photo 3 Photo 4 Photo 5 Photo 6 Photo 7 Photo 8 Photo 9 Photo 10 Photo 11 Photo 12 Photo 13 Photo 14 Photo 15 Photo 16 Comments cg130 8 years Delicious, but I never understood the name. mcollazo 8 years Alton Brown does a good one and he also explains where it originated in his show. http://www.foodnetwork.com/recipes/good-eats/hail-caesar-salad-recipe/index.html The Video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D1ly69q7Ik4 There are 3 parts to this video, this is only the first. For a second I thought I seen lumps of crab meat inside the salad...that sorta sounds good. neonbee 8 years I love Caesar salad! It's my favourite lunch. :) amandaaa 8 years my favorite salad :) chiefdishwasher 8 years That is my favorite salad dressing! wolfjinx25 8 years Caesar salad is my favorite! Mmm..can't wait to use this recipe! :) Food 8 years Yum! I've been craving marinated white anchovies all day, so this sounds delicioso.