Spicy Salad with Mustard and Balsamic Vinaigrette

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Appears in Cook's Illustrated January/February 2008, America's Test Kitchen TV

Constructing the perfect salad is trickier than it seems. From battered greens to acidic vinaigrettes, simple salads can suffer from a variety of ills.

SERVES4 as a first course

TIME10 minutes

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WHY THIS RECIPE WORKS

Some salads act as humble introductions to the main course, while other salads demand attention and pack a flavor punch all their own. We had a craving for a bold salad, one using spicy and bitter greens dressed in a pungent, mustardy vinai...

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