Recipes

Farro Salad with Asparagus, Sugar Snap Peas, and TomatoesFromElegant Fall Dinner
We were sold on this nutty grain even before we realized how fast and easy it is to cook.
Pita Bread Salad with Tomatoes and Cucumber (Fattoush)FromGrilled Chicken and Salad with a Kick
This Middle Eastern bread salad is hard to beat—if you get the textures right. We set out to preserve the crunch.
Mango, Orange, and Jícama SaladFromDinner in Cuba
Making a vibrant fruit salad with peak summer produce is a cinch, but what are we supposed to do the rest of the year?
Lentil Salad with Olives, Mint, and FetaFromPork Chops and Lentil Salad
The key to creamy but firm lentils lies in the relationship between legume and salt.
Thai Grilled-Beef SaladFromSoutheast Asian Favorites
Our goal was to look no further than the supermarket to replicate this salad's complex range of flavors and textures. Alon...
Italian Bread Salad (Panzanella)FromGnocchi and Panzanella
The biggest challenge in making this classic Italian tomato-bread salad is solving an age-old quandary: What's the best wa...
Mediterranean Chopped SaladFromDeep-Dish Pizza
We wanted complementary flavors and textures in every bite—not a random collection of bland, watery produce from the crisp...
Foolproof VinaigretteFromSteak Frites
Basic vinaigrette has a fundamental problem: It doesn’t stay together. We sought a way to make oil and vinegar form a long...
Austrian-Style Potato SaladFromAn Austrian Supper
For potato salad that’s both creamy and light, do as the Austrians do: Ditch the mayo and look to the soup pot.
Greek Cherry Tomato SaladFromWeeknight Summer Supper
How do you transform juicy cherry tomatoes into a great salad? For starters, get rid of some juice.
Antipasto Pasta SaladFromPizza Party
We love the traditional antipasto platter served at Italian restaurants, chock-full of cured meats, cheese, and pickled ve...
Rice Salad with Oranges, Olives, and AlmondsFromGrilled Cornish Game Hens
For light, fluffy, separate rice that doesn’t turn sticky as it cools, toast it, then cook it with the "pasta" method. To ...
Spicy Salad with Mustard and Balsamic VinaigretteFromFour-Cheese Lasagna
Constructing the perfect salad is trickier than it seems. From battered greens to acidic vinaigrettes, simple salads can s...
Cool and Creamy Macaroni SaladFromRainy Day BBQ Pork Chops
Macaroni salad should wrap pasta elbows and chopped celery and onion in a creamy dressing. Yet most are dry and bland. We ...
Shrimp SaladFromTwo Ways with Shrimp
Deli-style shrimp salads are usually rubbery and bland. We fix the shrimp, then the dressing.
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