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Salads & Grains

Don’t treat the salad like an afterthought. With smart techniques and imaginative combinations, you can make one that’s anything but garden-variety.

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Wild Rice Pilaf with Pecans and Dried Cran...

Too often, this American grain resembles mulch and has a taste to match. We figu…

Orange-Cranberry Rice Pilaf

A few seasonal ingredients make ordinary pilaf a standout side dish.

Herbed Rice Pilaf

We wanted a foolproof recipe for perfectly cooked rice pilaf that was deeply fla…

Brown Rice with Onions and Roasted Red Pep...

We’ve already solved the cooking problems that plague brown rice. Now, what to d…

Brown Rice Salad with Fennel, Mushrooms, a...

When we set out to create bold-tasting salads full of contrasting flavors and te…

Quinoa Pilaf with Herbs and Lemon

Could we turn this superfood into a dish we’d really want to eat?

Rice and Pasta Pilaf with Pomegranate and ...

How do you get rice and pasta to cook up fluffy and tender in one pot? With a go…

Simple Farro

We were sold on this nutty grain even before we realized how fast and easy it is…

Bitter Greens and Fig Salad with Warm Shal...

For tender, lightly wilted greens, forget the salad bowl and get out your Dutch …

Bitter Greens, Fennel, and Apple Salad wit...

For tender, lightly wilted greens, forget the salad bowl and get out your Dutch …

Bitter Greens, Carrot, and Chickpea Salad ...

For tender, lightly wilted greens, forget the salad bowl and get out your Dutch …

Radicchio Salad with Apple, Arugula, and P...

For variety in our fall salad rotation, we turned to the unique flavor and textu…

Radicchio Salad with Pear, Parsley, and Bl...

For variety in our fall salad rotation, we turned to the unique flavor and textu…

Barley with Lemon and Herbs

Producing distinct, perfectly textured grains is as easy as boiling water.

Barley with Celery and Miso Dressing

Producing distinct, perfectly textured grains is as easy as boiling water.

Barley with Fennel, Dried Apricots, and Or...

Producing distinct, perfectly textured grains is as easy as boiling water.

Pan-Roasted Pear Salad

There’s nothing wrong with a perfect, juicy pear by itself. But we wanted someth…

Sweet Potato Salad

Sweet potatoes cook differently from ordinary potatoes. To create a really good…

Brussels Sprout Salad with Smoked Gouda, P...

This appealing new salad was just a few tweaks away from a permanent place on ou…

Caesar Green Bean Salad

If Caesar dressing is good enough for lettuce, surely it’s good enough for beans…

Paleo Brussels Sprout Salad

While roasting can bring out the intense flavor of Brussels sprouts, we don’t al…