Citrus Salad With Watercress, Dried Cranberries, and Pecans

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Appears in Cook's Illustrated January/February 2013

For a winter salad that doesn’t taste like an austere version of dessert, befriend the bitter side of citrus.

SERVES4 to 6

TIME55 minutes

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WHY THIS RECIPE WORKS

Savory salads made with oranges and grapefruit are an impressive way to showcase colorful winter fruit but only if you can work with the bitterness of the grapefruit and prevent the fruit’s ample juice from drowning the other components. We...

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