The cooks at Musso & Frank Grill in Los Angeles take the extra step of peeling the celery for this old-school hors d’oeuvre before stuffing it.
In this simple salad, pleasantly bitter baby artichoke hearts, thinly sliced with a mandolin, are paired with fresh mint and nutty Parmesan. We published this recipe online to accompany David Plotnikoff's article about artichokes, "Tender at Heart" (March 2009).
Slivers of bacon create a pleasing taste and textural contrast in this classic French bistro salad.
This hot bacon dressing for spinach salad uses tart malt vinegar and shallots.
This recipe comes from Margo True’s piece “The Accidental Pioneer” (April 2005) about Laura Chenel, the pioneering cheese maker who created American chèvre. Chenel advised us to use the juice of Meyer lemons—in season from winter through late spring—to dress this salad.
This traditional French salad is light, crunchy, and delightfully sweet.
The quintessential summer soup, this gazpacho gets an added treat—a tasty relish of tomato, pepper, and onion.
Italians use good-quality tuna packed in olive oil (ventresca, or tuna belly, is the best) for this simple salad.
Author Lucretia Bingham, who grew up in the Bahamas, says that a simple cilantro-spiked fruit dessert her mother used to make at home inspired this recipe.
James Beard grew up in Oregon eating dungeness crab—but became fond of lobster, and offered many recipes for it. This is our adaptation of one of his best.