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Salads & Dressings

Farro & Lentil Salad

on Monday, 16 December 2013. Posted in Salads & Dressings, Vegetable & Side Dishes, Pasta & Grains, Recipes

This recipe is adapted from the NY Times "Recipes for Health" column. This is a great way to bring some bright, fresh flavor into winter. The crisp radishes and scallions bring loads of flavor without any heaviness and the mint and parsley give the salad a taboulleh-like taste.

Black Rice with Shrimp & Herb Vinaigrette

on Monday, 16 December 2013. Posted in Salads & Dressings, Pasta & Grains, Recipes, Main Course

This is a stunningly beautiful dish — plump, pink shrimp and jet-black rice with flecks of green and orange. You'll want to take a picture (send us one if you do!), but there won't be much time before your guests devour it all.

Arugula & Watercress Salad with Dried Apricots, Goat Cheese, Almonds & Meyer Lemon Vinaigrette

on Monday, 16 December 2013. Posted in Salads & Dressings, Vegetable & Side Dishes, Recipes

A long name for a quick and simple salad that shows off a harmony of textures and California-grown flavor. Just whisk, toss and enjoy.

Truffle Almond Gremolata

on Monday, 16 December 2013. Posted in Salads & Dressings, Recipes, Sauces & Condiments

This Milanese preparation is classically served atop a long-braised lamb shank, osso buco, but it's great on grilled lamb chops, pork chops or even grilled chicken. And a little sprinkled over pasta is a marvel. We've added almonds, actually Truffle Almonds, to boost the flavor and up the ante...

Basil Watermelon Salad

on Monday, 16 December 2013. Posted in Appetizers & Starters, Salads & Dressings, Recipes

Watermelon salad is super refreshing in the hot summer months, and Basil Oil from Calivirgin takes it to a whole new level of cool.

Spicy Yuzu Coleslaw

on Monday, 16 December 2013. Posted in Appetizers & Starters, Salads & Dressings, Vegetable & Side Dishes, Recipes

This lighter, brighter take on coleslaw gets a 1-2 punch of citrus and heat from Yuzu Pao Red Chile Sauce. Serve with grilled poultry, fish or seafood.