TIP OF THE DAY: Make A Small Greek Salad

An artistic Greek salad from Stix Mediterranean Grill in New York City.   Some people love a luncheon size Greek salad. But how about as your first course? Now that beautiful tomatoes are in season, slice them up in as many ways as you can, including in a first course Greek salad. In Greece, what…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Frisée Salad With Lardons (Salade Frisée Aux Lardons)

One of our favorite salad greens, not served often enough in the U.S., is frisée (free-ZAY), curly endive that’s a member of the chicory family. In France, it is formally known as chicorée frisée. (See the different types of endive.) There are many ways to serve a salade frisée, but a universal favorite is frisée…
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RECIPE: Mango Caprese & Other Caprese Salad Variations

Mango caprese salad. Photo courtesy Murray’s Cheese Bar | New York City.   So many people we know—ourselves included—are fans of the Caprese salad. So simple but so delicious, the salad comprises slices of tomato and mozzarella with fresh basil, olive oil and balsamic vinegar. It’s named after the Italian island of Capri, where it…
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