This is not your chaste cosmopolitan salad -- tossed greens with oil and vinegar and a few discreet salty variations; by ""salad"" Evans means, regrettably, that thing so much of America is consuming (and loving) -- that is, just about anything cold and mixed, usually embedded in gelatin or cemented with mayonnaise. Therefore, we come to a gourmet's nightmare called ""Hot Dog"" salad: six franks, one package of elbow macaroni, one can of peas. . . and mayonnaise. Or there's corned beef in lemon Jello, ditto you-know-what. There is a section on the classic greens and variations thereof, a group of dressings, with a recipe for homemade m-y-n-n-s.e, and lists of herbs, etc. Chacun a son goo.