Allergen Friendly, Salads, Side Dishes

Roasted Beets with Feta and Tangerines

Makes 5 servings This beet dish can be served warm, room temperature, or even chilled as a make-ahead recipe. Use any sweet citrus you have on hand in place of the tangerines, including clementines, blood oranges, or Sumos. Ingredients Beets 3 large beets 1/4 cup red wine vinegar 1 teaspoon […]

Sauces, Dressings, and Condiments

Roasted Garlic Vinaigrette

Makes 1 cup Ingredients 3 unpeeled garlic cloves 1/3 cup canola oil, plus more as needed 1/3 cup red wine vinegar 1/3 cup extra-virgin olive oil 1 tablespoon sugar 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt 1/4 teaspoon freshly cracked black pepper Directions Preheat the oven to 350ºF. Roast the garlic inside its […]


Roasted Pear and Arugula Salad with Caramelized Shallot Vinaigrette

Makes 6 Servings Salad Ingredients Juice of 1 lemon 2 tablespoons honey 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt 3 unpeeled Bartlett pears 3 cups baby arugula 1/3 cup walnuts, toasted, chopped 1/3 cup blue cheese, crumbled Vinaigrette Ingredients 3 tablespoons vegetable oil 3 shallots, thinly sliced 3 tablespoons sherry vinegar 3 tablespoons […]

Appetizers, Hors D’oeuvre, and Snacks, Side Dishes

Roasted Radishes

Makes 4 servings Roasting tempers the slightly bitter flavor of the radishes and brings out their natural sweetness. Give this technique a try in your kitchen to add to your repertoire of ways to serve radishes. Ingredients 2 bunches red radishes, cleaned, tops removed and sliced in half 1 teaspoon […]

Salads, Side Dishes

Salad of Bean Starch Sheets

Makes 8 servings Bean starch sheets, also known as Tianjin green bean sheets, are translucent sheets made from mung bean starch that visually resemble Vietnamese rice paper. The slippery texture of the bean starch sheets is comparable to cellophane noodles, another product made from mung bean starch. Ingredients 1 lb […]


Salade Niçoise

Makes 6 servings This is a hearty salad, perfect for a main course at any meal. You’ll want to look for high-quality tuna to feature in your salad, or make your own! If you can’t find small Niçoise olives, you can use Kalamata.


Shaved Fennel, Arugula, Avocado, and Orange Salad

Makes 12 servings This recipe makes a salad to serve a crowd, but you can half the recipe for a great lunch or dinner any day of the week. Take advantage of in-season winter citrus and try different varieties of oranges or tangerines. Ingredients 3 bulbs fennel, shaved 4 very […]

Salads, Side Dishes

Solterito Nikkei (Peruvian Edamame Salad with Seaweed)

Makes 4 servings In Peru, choclo can be found as an accompaniment to nearly any dish, and in this chilled salad, it marries with soybeans and seaweed inspired by this Peruvian-Japanese fusion dish. Look for frozen choclo at specialty markets or online. Don’t mistake it for the crunchy, corn-nut-style commonly […]

Salads, Side Dishes

Spicy Thai Cucumber Salad

Cut the cucumbers in half lengthwise, remove all the seeds, and cut into thin slices. In a mixing bowl, combine the sliced cucumbers with the lime juice, sugar, salt, chiles, and onions, and marinate for 15 minutes. Add the mint, cilantro, and peanuts, toss, and adjust seasoning as necessary. Serve […]

Salads, Sauces, Dressings, and Condiments, Side Dishes


Makes 6 servings This Middle Eastern herb salad is fresh and bright, with a chewy bite from soaked bulgur wheat. Enjoy it over lettuce, stuffed into a pita, or served alongside hummus and warm flatbreads. Ingredients 1/2 cup fine bulgur wheat 1 teaspoon kosher salt, plus more to taste 2 […]


Taco Salad with Tempeh

Makes 4 to 6 servings Tempeh is made from fermented soy beans, and is a crumbly, neutral-flavored substitute for ground meat. Look for it in the refrigerated section near the tofu and vegan cheeses. Ingredients Three 6-inch diameter corn tortillas, cut into 1/8-inch strips 1 lime, cut in half 1 […]