The best way to describe this salad is a plate of chemesthesis, a phenomenon caused by chemicals stimulating sensory receptors that detect pain and inflammation, a sensation that should be familiar to anyone who's eaten horseradish or wasabi. The fiery nature of the mustard oil with red pepper ...
Making an emulsified Caesar salad dressing like this one essentially means making a mayonnaise that's flavored with Parmesan, garlic, black pepper, and, yes, anchovies. And the absolute easiest way to do it is using our Foolproof 2-Minute Mayonnaise technique.
The Best Caesar Salad Recipe. The Food Lab. Unraveling the mysteries of home cooking through science. J. Kenji López-Alt. 19 Printer-Friendly Version. The crowd-pleasing salad of crisp romaine leaves, crunchy croutons, and a little or a lot of anchovy, as you like.
Kale Caesar Salad. This is a great dish for potlucks and parties: Make it in advance and it'll be just as delicious when it's time to serve. Salads Make-Ahead Quinoa Salad With Cucumber, Tomato, and Herbs. This hearty salad is inspired by tabbouleh. Salads Hot and Numbing Sichuan Chicken Salad.
The key to a great kale Caesar salad is to marinate the kale in straight olive oil while you prepare the dressing and the croutons. The olive oil helps break down the leaves, turning them from tough to tender-crisp.
Why I picked this recipe: What goes better with pizza and pasta than a crisp, tangy romaine salad? What worked: Besides getting to slather the leftover briny and sweet salad dressing on just about everything, my favorite thing about making this dish was discovering just how great candied walnuts are in a Caesar-style salad.
The juiciest, most flavorful chicken salad. [Photographs: J. Kenji Lopez-Alt] The sous-vide cooker is the best way to guarantee the juiciest, tenderest, most flavor-packed chicken salad. Adding aromatics directly to the cooking bag guarantees more flavorful results.
Come summertime, most of us want foods that somehow manage to satisfy while still seeming light and refreshing. No dish better delivers on both counts than the classic iceberg wedge salad, a retro creation that is all about simplicity. And yet, to be the celebration of flavor and texture that it should be, we need to make sure to cut the toppings small and play up contrast in flavor and ...
Ripe, in-season tomatoes are the flavor powerhouse behind this bread salad. [Photographs: J. Kenji López-Alt] This classic Italian bread-and-tomato salad manages to be fresh and summery, but still hearty enough to eat as a light supper or lunch.
Not your regular chicken salad. Inspired by gigantes plaki, this flavorful salad envelops butter beans in a vinegar-spiked tomato dressing, with dill, oregano, and a touch of cinnamon. A rich tahini-miso dressing sets off a satisfying salad of grapefruit, avocado, and crispy tofu. The creamy white ...
Dressings and Vinaigrettes Recipes. Whether you’re looking for the perfect Caesar salad dressing, or a light vinaigrette for a quick weeknight salad, this is the place to start.
Whether you’re looking for the perfect Caesar salad dressing, or a light vinaigrette for a quick weeknight salad, this is the place to start. Rich with egg and Parmesan, with savory depth from anchovy and garlic, this Caesar dressing is delicious on any salad (not just its namesake ...
I know it may sound strange, but crisp raw asparagus makes a wonderful salad. Here, it's chopped into bite-sized pieces and tossed with a creamy Caesar vinaigrette and freshly grated Parmigiano-Reggiano. Thanks to Shauna Sever, from the popular Piece of Cake blog, for inspiring this recipe.
J. Kenji López-Alt is a stay-at-home dad who moonlights as the Chief Culinary Consultant of Serious Eats and the Chef/Partner of Wursthall, a German-inspired California beer hall near his home in San Mateo.His first book, The Food Lab: Better Home Cooking Through Science (based on his Serious Eats column of the same name) is a New York Times best-seller, recipient of a James Beard Award, and ...
In his latest cookbook, Michael Ruhlman has included a dressing model that every home cook should try: Lemon-Pepper Vinaigrette, Two Ways. It's a tangy dressing made from lemon juice, olive oil, garlic, Parmigiano, and pepper that can be whisked up in just a few minutes or transformed into a stand up Caesar with the addition of an egg yolk and a few anchovies. It's the sort of light, lemony ...
An intoxicating juxtaposition of flavors, including spicy and salty lime dressing, sweet pineapple, nutty cashews, and lightly smoky duck, make this a salad of the highest order.
The key to a perfect Caprese salad is not messing it up. [Photograph and video: J. Kenji López-Alt] There's really nothing to it: Get the absolute best-quality tomatoes, olive oil, basil, and mozzarella you can find, put them on a plate, sprinkle with salt and pepper, drizzle with olive oil, and serve.
While French dressing may overpower most everything else in a salad, there's something very intoxicating about that sugary tang. Recipes. Browse by: Ingredient Cuisine Dish Type Cooking Method Menus Recipe Collections Quick Dinners View All. How-Tos. Cooking Techniques Ingredient Guides Equipment Kitchen Tips Entertaining View All.
Onion Crema (from Ragazza's Pizza Bianca) Recipe. Lauren Sloss. 0 Printer-Friendly Version. Published: August 9, 2012 Last Updated: August 30, 2018 [Photograph: Wes Rowe] Ragazza's Pizza Bianca not only manages to banish all bad memories of white pies, it has a complex balance of rich and fresh flavors. Essential to this is the onion crema, the ...
Heat 2 tablespoons olive oil in a large skillet over high heat until shimmering. Add mushrooms and cook, stirring occasionally, until they've released all their liquid and are browned, about 10 minutes total, reducing heat if oil starts to smoke excessively.
Raw shredded kale makes a nutritious and tasty salad, especially when paired with toasted pine nuts, currants, and shaved Parmesan. It also holds up well, even with the dressing, so you can make it ahead of time.
This salad of Winter Greens with Roasted Pears and Pecorino adapted from Sara Kate Gillingham-Ryan's Good Food to Share takes advantage of bitter greens like kale or sorrel, incorporating them into a hearty salad of sweetly roasted pears, pine nuts, and salty shaved percorino. Once dressed, the acid from the Champagne vinaigrette immediately ...
A tangy and funky accompaniment to an iceberg wedge salad, or any other. Published: June 1, 2017 Last Updated: March 21, 2019 [Photograph: Vicky Wasik] Making your own blue cheese dressing at home is worth the extra effort. For this one, we combine a not-too-aggressive blue cheese with sour cream, mayonnaise, and buttermilk, plus a touch of ...
Like stuffed mushrooms, seafood salad isn't a terribly common dish in the US these days. Sure, you'll see ceviche on every other "Latin-inspired" menu, but other than this raw preparation, chilled seafood lovers are often left salad-less. This version from Ottolenghi combines raw fennel and red onion with barely-seared squid and tail-on prawns for an even balance of crunch and chew. To ...
Lighter and more refreshing than American potato salad, the Austrian version is flavored with onions, vinegar, and mustard, and bound in a light sauce that gains a bit of creaminess solely from the potatoes' natural starch.
This main-dish-salad is everything you want a summertime meal to be: flavorful, light and totally satisfying. Shredded roasted chicken and soba noodles are tossed in a punchy soy, ginger and peanut dressing, then brightened up with a colorful mix of red peppers, scallions and cilantro. Chopped peanuts and sesame seeds add welcome crunch.
Kale Caesar Salad. This is a great dish for potlucks and parties: Make it in advance and it'll be just as delicious when it's time to serve. Kale Hearty One-Pot Black-Eyed Pea Stew With Kale and Andouille. Spinach Warm Couscous Salad With Salmon and Mustard-Dill Dressing.
No-Cook Caesar Salad Dressing. Rich with egg and Parmesan, with savory depth from anchovy and garlic, this Caesar dressing is delicious on any salad (not just its namesake). No-Cook Easy No-Bake Cheesecake. Simple, low-stress, and eminently satisfying. No-Cook Easy Beef Carpaccio with Arugula.
I’ve eaten rare meat and I’ve eaten hamburgers, pretty well-done and not at McDonald’s, but still. When Andrew and I went to Pearl Oyster Bar for a treat, I planned to order the Caesar salad but thought to ask if the dressing contains raw eggs; since it does, I skipped it.
Beans and greens are a classic duo that works for saucing pasta, topping crusty grilled bread, or on its own as a simple and hearty soup. For this simple weeknight recipe, we give creamy white beans and earthy lacinato kale a funky, fiery, porky boost with the addition of 'nduja. 'Nduja is a spicy ...
A classic Caesar salad with crunchy garlic-Parmesan croutons and a creamy dressing. Other Vegetables One-Pan Chicken, Sausage, and Brussels Sprouts. A medley of roasted flavors. Other Vegetables The Best Roasted Sweet Potatoes. Tender roasted sweet potatoes with olive oil, parsley, and a touch of honey.
A perfectly dressed light green salad is really the only side dish you need in your arsenal, and this is the all-purpose vinaigrette you need to do it. [Photographs: J. Kenji Lopez-Alt] A super-simple vinaigrette appropriate for all lightly dressed green salads. Why this recipe works:
Caesar Salad Dressing. Rich with egg and Parmesan, with savory depth from anchovy and garlic, this Caesar dressing is delicious on any salad (not just its namesake). Condiments and Sauces DIY Cookie Butter. At last: homemade cookie butter as thick and creamy as the stuff in a jar.
An easy Asian-inspired salad of hearty greens dressed in a sesame dressing. No-Cook Raw Asparagus Caesar Salad. Crisp raw asparagus makes a wonderful salad, especially when tossed with a creamy dressing and freshly grated Parmigiano-Reggiano. No-Cook Zucchini Carpaccio Salad with Parmesan, Basil, and Walnuts.
Caesar Salad Dressing. Rich with egg and Parmesan, with savory depth from anchovy and garlic, this Caesar dressing is delicious on any salad (not just its namesake). Gluten-Free Chicken Scarpariello (Braised Chicken With Sausage and Peppers)
I was very moved recently by a Talk thread involving a member of the Serious Eats community being diagnosed with type 2 diabetes. One of the many heartfelt comments mentioned in Tom Valenti's (and Andrew Friedman's) new You Don't Have to Be a Diabetic to Love This Cookbook, which has many recipes suitable for brunch. Valenti and I host a charity dinner every year that benefits the Association ...
The Best Caesar Salad. A classic Caesar salad with crunchy garlic-Parmesan croutons and a creamy dressing. Quick and Easy Chimichurri Sauce. Chimichurri sauce is Argentina's go-to pairing for steak, and it couldn't be any easier. Quick and Easy Easy Homemade Caramel Sauce.
This egg salad recipes can be made ahead of time, and keeps in the refrigerator for up to three days. Serious Eats. VIDEOS. Watch More Videos Replay. Why It Works. Steaming eggs is the best way to cook them for even cooking through to the core, and easy peeling.
Fresh mozzarella, tomatoes, and basil are a classic combination, but sometimes the dish can be very bland. Here, cherry-sized mozzarella balls (ciliegine) are marinated in extra virgin olive oil, fresh basil, salt and pepper, and then tossed with sweet cherry tomatoes and golden balsamic vinegar. Nothing bland about that.
This standout salad takes a turn from the ordinary by wilting the kale over heat before serving. [Photograph: Mollie Katzen] Mollie Katzen assures her readers that she can eat the entire bowlful of this kale and bread salad from her new cookbook, The Heart of the Plate.After eating almost the entire thing myself, I am inclined to believe her.
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The result is an honest-to-goodness taco salad that has all the flavors of a classic one, minus the seasoning packet. That isn't to say it's a particularly healthy salad—sour cream and shredded cheddar cheese still make an appearance—but now there is a lot more lettuce, and grilled steak has been substituted for the ground beef.
[Photographs: Vicky Wasik] Filled with juicy watermelon, crisp jicama, and bright herbs, these fresh and light summer rolls are the perfect snack or appetizer for a hot day.
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This easy bean appetizer takes only five minutes to prepare, but it does rely on some high quality ingredients for optimal flavor. Tender, creamy giant lima beans are worth the splurge when you're coating them with your best extra-virgin olive oil, sherry vinegar, and a pinch of smoked paprika. Celery, shallots, and garlic round out the flavor profile and add crunchy texture.
Raw Asparagus Caesar Salad. Crisp raw asparagus makes a wonderful salad, especially when tossed with a creamy dressing and freshly grated Parmigiano-Reggiano. Stir Frying Spicy Sambal Chicken and Shrimp. Deep Frying Buttermilk-Thyme Chicken Tenders with Cranberry Mustard and Sweet Potato Fries.
Toss tomatoes and lettuce mix with 3/4 of cheese. Lightly coat the surface of the serving bowls or plates with some of the dressing. Add the rest of the dressing to the salad vegetables and cheese. Toss again, then divide salad mixture onto the two dishes.
During the wintertime, I struggle to find inspiration in the root vegetables and super bitter greens of January. That's why love to read recipes like Sarah Copeland's salad of radish, enoki, tangerine, and avocado in her new cookbook, Feast. The salad is little more than those components, artfully arranged on a plate, but the small touches—searing the mushrooms, whisking oil into the ...
Baked tofu won't dry out the next day or get sad and shriveled like fried tofu can. A trip under the broiler yields a crunchy, chewy crust; here it's bolstered by a thick coating of sesame seeds. A spicy green bean salad makes a straightforward, refreshing accompaniment, and can be mixed and matched with whatever's in your fridge.
Braised cabbage is like the nerdy younger brother to the now hip fried brussels sprouts or effortlessly cool kale caesar salad. Grassy and cruciferous like its siblings, cabbage is simply bigger, bulkier, and (often) less flavorful. But if cabbage is prepared as it is in Anne Applebaum and Danielle Crittenden's From A Polish Country House Kitchen, it has a chance at popularity.