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Making salads

  • How-To

    How to Make a Caesar Salad

    Making a crisp, tangy, restaurant-style Caesar salad at home is as simple as shopping for the best ingredients for the salad, croutons, and dressing. In this video, you'll learn how to make each of these components, and put them all together for a classic Caesar salad.

  • Article

    A New Wave of Spinach Salads

    Reinvent this classic with bold flavors and crunchy textures from around the world

  • How-To

    Fire Up the Grill for a Great Summer Salad

    Turn grilled vegetables into elegant salads with fresh greens, cheeses, and crunchy add-ins. Plus, get tips on how to grill your favorite vegetables.

  • How-To

    How to prepare endive for a salad

    Pull off any wilted or brown leaves and wipe the head of the endive with a damp towel. Wait until just before serving to slice the raw endive; its cut…

  • How-To

    Getting the grit out of greens

    It only takes a few grains of sand between your teeth to ruin an otherwise fabulous salad. Lettuces and leafy greens are great at trapping soil in their leaves as…

  • How-To

    How to Make a Creamy Garlic Base for a Smooth, Zesty Dressing

    For Caesar salad dressing, a food processor merely minces the garlic, and a blender creates a dressing the consistency of a milkshake. Mashing the garlic in a mortar and pestle…

  • How-To

    Exceptional Fruit Salads

    For a fragrant finish, drizzle on an infused sugar syrup

  • Article

    Crisp Endive Has a Mellow Side, Too

    Endive makes a snappy winter salad—but grilled, braised, or sautéed, it's a brand-new vegetable

  • How-To

    Caesar Salad

    Use a mortar and pestle or your chef's knife to make a creamy garlic paste—the base for a smooth, zesty dressing

  • How-To

    How to Make a Great Green Salad

    Handle the ingredients with care, from the store (or your garden) to the salad plate

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