Apple Harvest Salad with Maple-Balsamic Dressing

Cook's notes: I made this salad recently for a Grilled Cheese Housewarming Party. The hosts asked everyone to bring a kind of grilled cheese sandwich or a compatible dish. It's a pretty salad ... and it goes well with grilled cheese. The recipe is easily cut in half. Salad 6 cups mixed green lettuce 6 …

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Pear & Chickpea Salad with Lemon Dressing

lemon dressing: whisk together 2 Tablespoons olive oil 2 Tablespoons lemon juice 2 teaspoons white wine vinegar 1 teaspoon dijon mustard 1 teaspoon dried scallion 1 teaspoon sugar 1/2 teaspoon dried herbs 1/8 teaspoon salt 1/8 teaspoon ground black pepper   salad: 2 cups mixed greens 1/2 ripe pear, cored and chopped 1/2 cup cooked chickpeas, drained and rinsed …

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3-2-1 Salad

Cook's notes: This recipe is loosely inspired by the "Build your own salad" at Bruegger's Bagels. Their menu says "choose 3 veggies, 1 meat [protein], 1 cheese & 1 topping, tossed with field greens & the dressing of your choice." I have simplified this to the following formula: 3 vegetables 2 cups (60 g) mixed …

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Best Recipe: Turkey Taco Salad

Cook's notes: This recipe is adapted from Alaska from Scratch, and it's just terrific. The turkey mixture is enough for 6 servings. Leftovers are great for lunch. Note that the raw garlic in the dressing gets more pungent overnight. This salad has an excellent combination of flavors and textures, and the recipe is quite flexible. Make …

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