TIP OF THE DAY: Herb Salad

An herb salad hits the spot. Photo by Katharine Pollak | THE NIBBLE.   Even if you’re not in the practice of serving a large green salad with dinner, a small herb salad is an easy way to have a few greens that don’t need a heavy dressing. It goes well with any protein.  …
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RECIPE: Easter Salad

Top: Pastel beet salad for Easter, from the Oyster Club. Middle: Gold beets is the name given to the orange varieties. Bottom: Chioggia beets, pronounced KYO-jah, sometimes called candy cane beets. Beet photos from Good Eggs.   We adapted this charming salad concept from the Oyster Club in Mystic, Connecticut, as our Easter salad. Look…
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Spring Salad: Asparagus & Radishes

Most of us are familiar with the crimson radish, and maybe even black radish and white radish (the shredded daikon served with sashimi). If you’re lucky, you’ve enjoyed the beauty of candy stripe radish (chioggia) and watermelon radish. But if you’re a radish lover, take a look at these heirloom radishes. We’d never seen the…
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COOKING VIDEO: Spring Salad In A Cucumber “Vase”

  Some things that look hard are actually really easy. Take Spring Salad In A Cucumber Vase. The “vase” is actually a cucumber wrap filled with a multicolor spring lettuce mix. What’s a spring lettuce mix? It varies by producer, but can include arugula, baby spinach, endive, frisée, green and red oak leaf, mustard greens,…
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