1. Bring a pot of water to a boil and cook the beets until tender when pricked with a fork, about 15...
With the warm weather of summer upon us and more salads on our menus, here are a few fun ideas from Chef Sally Cameron on how to build a better salad. Enjoy using her ideas to up your salad game while delighting your palate and banish boring salads not just in summer but all year long!
And for a complete look at her delicious recipes, make sure to check out all the yummy goodness at A Food Centric Life!
Try Different Greens
With so many options now at the market, do you grab the same old thing each time? Red lettuce is my favorite, but peppery arugula, baby kale, tender butterhead lettuces (Bibb, Boston), curly Frisee, escarole, elegant endive, sturdy Romaine, watercress, a classic crisp wedge of iceberg, and baby green spinach make for wonderful salads. Add thinly sliced red cabbage or radicchio for color. Mix up your greens!
Add Some Crunchies
Crunchy things give salads texture and are a way to add flavor, protein, fat, and color. Sprinkle on hemp hearts,...