'winter salads' on Serious Eats

Dinner Tonight: Iceberg Wedge with Warm Bacon and Blue Cheese Dressing

Don't you sometimes get that urge for the crunch of iceberg lettuce? Not often, but it happens. During the summer months when tomatoes are worth eating, I get my fill from BLTs. In the winter I usually end up here, with a big wedge of ice cold iceberg lettuce, smothered with blue cheese dressing and bacon. This recipe from Bon Appétit is one of my favorite renditions. More

Cook the Book: Asian Pear, Persimmon, and Almond Salad

Since the second week of January isn't exactly prime fruit and vegetable season, I scoped out the market first before choosing this recipe from The Sunset Cookbook. Apples and oranges were abundant (no big surprises there) but the crates of persimmons and Asian pears at my local market came as a pleasant surprise. Then I remembered this Asian Pear, Persimmon, and Almond Salad. More

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