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The Boston Globe

Food & dining

Recipe for Lena salad

Serves 8

Named for Nautical Thanksgiving hostess Lena Cobb Adams (as “Cobb” was already taken in salad nomenclature), this colorful, multi-textured vegetarian dish has become a beloved staple of the Nauty-T table ever since Avery Appleton concocted it on the fly years ago in her Cambridge apartment. While best served fresh, it’s especially good alongside the next morning’s breakfast scramble.

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