Salad with Fennel, Dried Cherries, Walnuts, and Roquefort

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Appears in Cook's Illustrated November/December 2004

Blue cheese makes an interesting dinner guest, inviting a wide range of other ingredients--sweet, tart, bitter, and crunchy--to the table.

SERVES6 as a first course

TIME35 minutes

Salad with Fennel, Dried Cherries, Walnuts, and Roquefort

WHY THIS RECIPE WORKS

We found that the key to a great blue cheese salad is having a free hand when introducing other flavors and textures; strong cheese really shines when tasted with sweet, tart, bitter, and crunchy ingredients. A good shot of vinegar gave nec...

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