Here’s our favorite version of a basic side salad, with fresh herbs and the vinaigrette components in just the right proportions. You can serve it plain, or customize it with toasted nuts, croutons, or other add-ons.
The colorful edible flowers, tender herbs and lettuces, and crunchy sugar snap peas for this pretty salad might all be growing in your garden, but if not, try a well-stocked grocery store or farmers’ market.
Recipe: Eat-Your-Garden Salad
Finding ways to use zucchini can be a challenge in summer, but we find ourselves looking for excuses to keep making this lively and refreshing recipe.
Many farmers’ markets now carry the small, crisp variety of romaine called Little Gem, but you can also spoon the homemade blue cheese dressing over regular hearts of romaine.
Recipe: Little Gem Wedge Salad