A Meatless Holiday Meal
Celery Root Salad with Apple and Parsley
We discover how to avoid the twin problems of these salads--blandness and a dressing that overpowers the celery root--and also figure out the best way to grate this vegetable.
Caramelized Pears with Blue Cheese and Black Pepper-Caramel Sauce
An updated version of the classic combination of pears and blue cheese, these pears are caramelized, rendering them soft and golden.
Arugula Salad with Walnut Vinaigrette
The buttery flavor from the walnuts helps tame the slightly bitter arugula flavor.
Wild Mushroom Lasagna
High-quality mushrooms and homemade pasta practically guarantee great mushroom lasagna—if you've got money to spend. But what if you have to rely on supermarket staples?