TIP OF THE DAY: How To Dry Salad

Dry salad in the serving bowl, atop a paper towel. Photo by Elvira Kalviste | THE NIBBLE.   Here’s a helpful tip for drying salad greens. Some people have the luxury of space for a salad spinner or a colander, two favorite salad-drying techniques. Others don’t have the space, or simply don’t own these utensils.…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Watermelon In Salad

Watermelon makes a salad more refreshing. Photo © Wisconsin Milk Marketing Board.   We love watermelon salad in the summer: greens or herbs with watermelon and, sometimes, feta or goat cheese. We’ve published several watermelon salad recipes in summers past (links are at the bottom of this article). This year we present Watermelon, Tomato and…
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RECIPE: Tomato Wellington Over Duck Confit Salad

A few months ago, we tasked our Test Kitchen chef, Eric Dantis, with creating a recipe for the Pepperidge Farm Puff Pastry Recipe Challenge. Here is his entry. With summmer corn and tomatoes only weeks away, here’s the recipe. This is a dish to make if you are looking to impress your guests: TOMATO WELLINGTON…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Beets & Raspberries For Valentine’s Day

If you’re cooking for Valentine’s Day, think beets, raspberries and strawberries as bright red accents. Some of our favorite recipes: Goat Cheese Salad With Raspberries Or Beets and Strawberry & Feta Salad Goat Cheese & Beet Stacks Beet & Goat Cheese “Ravioli” (shown in photo)   Use strawberries and raspberries to accent desserts and cocktails.…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Lettuce Salad

You can make a salad with celery as the main ingredient. Photo and recipe courtesy Whole Foods Market. Commit to having at least one large plateful of salad every day. A salad first course will fill you up so you’ll eat less of the main course, which is typically starch and protein. And you won’t…
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