Here is the salad as originally conceived by (or served to, depending on which stories you believe) Bob Cobb, a star employee who later became president of the now-defunct Brown Derby restaurants in Los Angeles.
Martha Stewart offers her take on this West Coast classic.
Viviane Bauquet Farre, author of the blog Food and Style, offers an updated, lightened version of the venerated classic salad recipe.
The sheer simplicity of this traditional Italian salad is what makes it a classic — there's nothing to distract from the simple, refreshing flavor of ripe tomatoes at their best.
This is a staple of steakhouse dinners, and no roundup of classic American salad recipes would be complete without a wedge salad.
Sometimes, the classics are the best, and this simple salad of tomatoes, cucumbers, red onion, feta, and Kalamata olives is one of many traditional ways to start a delicious Greek meal.
Viviane Bauquet Farre, author of Food and Style, offers her refreshing take on classic Niçoise salad.
Here is David Garcelon's updated, lightened take on the iconic salad from the place that started it all — Garcelon is the culinary director at the Waldorf Astoria New York.
Sopressata, pepperoni, prosciutto, sharp provolone… wait is this a salad? Yes it is, an Italian deli classic. (There are a few leaves in there, too — some arugula, anyone?)
Pack fruit salad this along with some sandwiches for a quick and easy picnic.