TIP OF THE DAY: Salad With Cheese

[1] A slice of Humboldt Fog goat cheese and seeded crisps broken into “croutons.” An idea from Lazy Dog Restaurants (photo © Lazy Dog Restaurants). [2] Salad with shaved Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese (photo © Upland Restaurant | NYC).   There are standalone salads, like Greek salad, that incorporate cheese. French homes and restaurants have often served…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Mini Cheese Balls For The Cheese Course

[1] Mini cheese balls in phyllo cups. Here’s the recipe from A Spicy Perspective. [2] Stick a pretzel in it—or a carrot stick. Here’s the recipe from Five Heart Home. [3] Some like it hot. Here’s the recipe from Young Austinian. [4] Serve cheese balls with a green salad, combining the cheese course and the…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Serve Tortillas With The Salad Course

Adapt this dinner plate as a first course or snack. Photo courtesy Weldon Owen.   We saw this healthful lunch or dinner plate in the book, Healthy in a Hurry: Simple, Wholesome Recipes for Every Meal of the Day, by Karen Ansel and Charity Ferreira. We repurposed the idea as a snack or first course.…
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