Originally developed at a Hollywood restaurant, this
classic salad has endured endless interpretation. Our version is
fairly true to the original, although we've left the blue cheese
Rotisserie chickens have become all the rage in our local
supermarketsand why not? They can be the base of a quick,
almost-homemade dinner in no time.
Here's a great make-ahead dinner--and leftovers are welcome
for lunch the next day. If you make it ahead, don't add the salt
and pepper until just before serving.
Try this fruit-and-nut-studded couscous salad alongside
grilled salmon or chicken for supper or on its own for a fresh
Summer-ripe tomatoes and fresh mozzarella need only a
sprinkling of fresh herbs, salt and pepper to shine in this
simple summer salad.
Antipasto is cool from start to finish. Every ingredient is refrigerated and the prep is quick and heat-free. I love that it's versatile; I throw in things for the adults like artichoke hearts and marinated mushrooms while kid favorites like baby carrots and hard salami fit right in. The kids enjoy the variety of this and I enjoy that it's one single dish to wash!
I add slices of crusty Italian or French bread. Right now we like New York Style® Panetini® oven-baked Italian toasts. They're super-crunchy and really flavorful.
Take a look at the notes below the recipe for other ideas on ingredient possibilities.
This is a quick and easy meal for even a novice cook to put together and give as a gift.
We decided this year that we would watch a series of movies to pass the time on New Year's Eve, and the decision was that we would watch the Lord of the Rings trilogy. We also decided that this would be the perfect time to do something we had always wanted to do: eat like Hobbits.
Pasta salad is one of my favorite summertime meals. The versatility is never ending so it's always new, but always easy. Add a loaf of crusty bread and fresh lemonade or iced tea and you have a terrific beat-the-heat dinner. Making pasta salad is so simple and this formula will help you on your way to being a pasta salad expert.
Leftover chicken and rice come together in this flavorful
main dish salad. Serve over baby spinach.