Lentil Salad with Hazelnuts and Goat Cheese
Appears in Cook's Illustrated September/October 2011
WHY THIS RECIPE WORKS
The most important step in making a lentil salad is perfecting the cooking of the lentils so they maintain their shape and firm-tender bite. There turns out to be two key steps. The first is to brine the lentils in warm salt water. With bri...