A crisp, crunchy, creamy, intensely-flavorful salad that's satisfying, refreshing, very low in calories and, more important, near-zero in Glycemic Load. Walk it off in 30 minutes.
These are the Salad Days. Farmers Markets are full of greens at their seasonal flavor peaks. The salad spinner and whisk are the busiest tools in the kitchen. If you were a leaf, you'd be thrilled to get tossed around in any one of these dressings.
Beautiful to look at. Even Better to eat. Maybe the best mushroom-onion pizza ever. The crust is light and crisp. The mushrooms are earthy, fragrant, meaty. The onions are sweet, almost caramelized. Required kitchen skills: stirring, slicing.
$4 for three 3-ounce Lobster-Potato Hash Cakes. Chock full of live Maine lobster, 3 ounces of it. Deeply delicious, intensely aromatic. A wonderfully satisfying and special meal. Perfect for National Lobster Day. You didn't know? It's today.
Great Spring fruit flavors infuse this old-fashion, magical dessert trick. Sweet, aromatic strawberries with fresh, tart rhubarb. Rich but amazingly light. Part airy, moist cake. Part silky light pudding. A total mystery how it turns out this Way.
The light and lemony dressing is great with the nutty and kinda rich, high-protein whole grain. Terrific with the slightly bitter salad greens. And all that's made even Better by the slightly salty and deeply flavorful cheese.
Breakfast on a stick. Perfect for summer. Cool and refreshing. Banana-sweet, yogurt-tart, granola-nutty. Ten minutes of licking and smiling at the same time. Takes you less time to prepare a batch of these popsicles than it does to eat one.
70 cents per slice. For a light, intensely flavorful but not too sweet dessert. Pretty terrific for breakfast, too. It's what May and June should taste like. Amazing how easily you can make this Better and Cheaper than you can buy it.
Two steps: dip bread into olive oil to moisten it, then dip that into this dry mixture of crushed walnuts, chopped sun-dried tomatoes and fresh herbs. An addictively delicious dip with nutritional content that sounds like an intensive health food intervention.
Simple. Just chopping, marinating and rolling. You'll be amazed how much flavor and texture pleasure you get from a tablespoon of this mushroom filling and a big, fresh leaf of lettuce. A refreshing, near-zero calorie lunch or a light starter before dinner.