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Serious Salads: Patricia Wells's Warm Potato Salad with Capers, Scallions & Mint

Serious Eats Jennifer Segal 1 comment

This warm potato salad, adapted from one of my favorite cookbooks, Salad as a Meal: Healthy Main Dish Salads for Every Season by Patricia Wells, is a welcome change from the typical American-style potato salad loaded with mayonnaise. More

Cook the Book: Raoul's Shrimp Salad

Serious Eats Caroline Russock 1 comment

The Raoul behind this summery shrimp salad is Raoul Reichrath of Le Grand Pré, a Michelin-starred favorite of Patricia Wells' near her home in Provence. She adapted his recipe for her salad-centric cookbook, Salad as a Meal for its bright flavors and simplicity. More

Sunday Supper: Grilled Lobster Tails with Warm Farro, Roasted Corn and Tomato Salad

Serious Eats Sydney Oland Post a comment

Simple meals that feel elegant are just what Sunday evenings in the summer call for—and this grain salad with grilled lobster is just that. Although this dish is equally successful using a grill pan or an actual grill, it's far more festive to sear these tails outdoors. If you've never cooked farro before, it's a whole grain that to me feels somewhere between brown rice and barley, and it's delicious served room temperature in this salad. More

Avocado and Grapefruit Salad with Aji Panca Vinaigrette

Serious Eats Max Falkowitz 6 comments

Aji panca's light fruitiness pairs well with assertive, aromatic grapefruit and buttery avocado—it plays off their best attributes and brings them closer together. Though this a decidedly winter salad, it feels summery, and it'd be the perfect accompaniment for a winter grill fest-turned-taco night. Or dice the fruit fine and pile it on toast for breakfast. Yes, you'll need to segment your grapefruit for this, but once you get a little practice it's easy and kind of fun. If you buy an extra couple practice grapefruit you'll be a pro by serving time. More

Seaweed Salad

Serious Eats Chichi Wang Post a comment

French in a Flash: Roasted Endive and Pear Salad with Arugula, Walnuts, and Roquefort

Serious Eats Kerry Saretsky 5 comments

Roasted endive and pears are piled onto a baby arugula salad, studded with walnuts and shingled with planks of spicy Roquefort cheese. A wintry take on the classic endive and Roquefort salad. More

Dinner Tonight: French Bistro Salad with Bacon, Croutons, and Garlic

Serious Eats Blake Royer 1 comment

The genius is in the croutons: they're homemade from cubed rustic bread (a perfect use if it's stale, but it will work fine with fresh), crisped in the rendered bacon fat until golden and just barely chewy. They absorb a ton of flavor and it gives the whole salad that porky, bacon-y goodness all the way through. More

Butter Lettuce Salad with Tarragon and Citrus-Honey Vinaigrette

Serious Eats Caroline Russock Post a comment

It's about the time of year when I start missing missing summer produce—when I grow a bit bored of butternut squash and wonder if there are any other fruits out there aside from apples. The solution to this late fall,... More

Cook the Book: Grape, Almond and Radicchio Salad with Black Olives

Serious Eats Caroline Russock Post a comment

This Grape, Almond and Radicchio Salad with Black Olives from Eric Ripert's Avec Eric pairs radicchio and endive with crunchy, salty almonds, and juicy, sweet green grapes for a salad that alternates bites of bitter leafiness with more friendly sweet and salt. Feel free to replace the radicchio with escarole, swap the grapes for orange segments, or trade almonds for walnuts. More

Eat for Eight Bucks: Farro and Cauliflower Salad with Currants

Serious Eats Phoebe Lapine and Cara Eisenpress Post a comment

When I'm trying to pinch pennies, I often turn to random grains from the bulk bin of my grocery store. One cup goes a long way, and you're hard pressed to find any accoutrements that push a grain dish into the land of the lavish. But humble as grains may be, there's still something a little surprising about serving barley in place of rice, or bulgur instead of standard pasta. More

Dinner Tonight: Spiced Butternut Squash, Lentil, and Goat Cheese Salad

Serious Eats Nick Kindelsperger 7 comments

Main dish salads are tricky to pull off, especially around this time of year when you can't just dump a butch of ripe tomatoes into a bowl with lettuce and call it a dinner. With autumn here, a little extra effort is required. But it also means the results can be even more soulful and satisfying. That's especially true for this salad from Bon Appétit, which mixes roasted butternut squash with French green lentils. More

Grilling: Fennel and Orange Salad

Serious Eats Joshua Bousel Post a comment

Grilling fennel gives it a mellow and slightly sweet flavor, and excellent texture with a softness that still packs a nice crunch. Mixed together with orange slices, almonds, mint, and an orange vinaigrette, this is a salad that can make converts out of more than a few fennel haters out there. More

Cook the Book: Celery and Parmesan Salad

Serious Eats Caroline Russock 3 comments

Celery, lemons, Parmesan, and anchovies are ingredients that I pretty much always have on hand, but I'd never thought of them as the base for a salad until I tried this one for myself. And now that I have, this refreshing dish will certainly be working its way into my weekly rotation. More

Morcilla Salad with Beets, Fennel and Walnut-Tequila Vinaigrette

Serious Eats Andrea Lynn Post a comment

Morcilla sausage. [Flickr: scaredykat] This recipe is adapted from chef Lucio Palazzo of Xochitl Restaurant in Philadelphia and is on the menu for the restaurant's Day of the Dead celebration. According to Palazzo, morcilla is a spicy pork blood sausage... More

Roast Cauliflower and Spinach Salad with Champagne Vinaigrette

Serious Eats helenjane Post a comment

[Illustrations: Helen Jane Hearn] This cool roasted cauliflower dish goes well with the highly spiced oven braised ribs from the elegant zombie dinner party not only because it's a mild accompaniment but also because the individual florets resemble brains. Braaaiiins.... More

Dinner Tonight: Spicy Quinoa Salad

Serious Eats Blake Royer 6 comments

To be honest, I share my co-columnist Nick's sentiment about quinoa: I'm always suspicious of foods that are supposed to be healthy, or that I'm supposed to be eating. But as I think most people discover, quinoa is one of the healthy foods that is actually pretty wonderful. More

Warm Artichoke Heart Salad with White Beans, Arugula, and Salsa Verde

Serious Eats Caroline Russock 1 comment

[Photograph: Caroline Russock] As far as Michelin-starred Brooklyn restaurants go (not that there are very many of them) Dressler has to be the most unassuming. Tucked away in the south side of Williamsburg, Dressler puts out consistently elegant new American... More

Dinner Tonight: Quinoa, Chickpea, and Spinach Salad with Smoked Paprika Dressing

Serious Eats Nick Kindelsperger 6 comments

I picked this recipe from Bon Appétit solely for the smoked paprika dressing. I have no doubt that quinoa can be supremely delicious as well as healthy, but it's never excited me before. Perhaps I just haven't had a successful version of the dish that really elevated it beyond something I should eat. But smoked paprika dressing with sherry vinegar? That sounds delicious. More

Delicious in Five Minutes or Less: Fig and Speck Salad

Serious Eats J. Kenji López-Alt 10 comments

This has been one of the longest, sweetest fig seasons I can remember, and while the superior green Calimyrna figs might be on their last legs, the black mission figs are still in full force. The season might be wrapping itself up, but I'm sure Neil Young would agree that it's better to burn out than to fade away. So let's burn those figs, shall we? More

Grilled Panzanella Salad

Serious Eats J. Kenji López-Alt 1 comment

Note: Use extremely ripe tomatoes, preferably ones that are beginning to split open. Salad is best eaten within one hour of composing.... More

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