Green Dishes and Drinks

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Pappardelle Over Wilted Asian Greens

For this dish, use the market’s best-looking greens. Each lends its own character: mustard greens provide a peppery tang, bok choy an earthy pungency, and mizuna a bitter-edged complexity. See the recipe for Pappardelle Over Wilted Asian Greens »

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Rib-Eye Steaks with Chimichurri

Chimichurri, a kind of spicy, vinegar-laced pesto, is the condiment of choice with the asado, or grilled beef, of Argentina. See the recipe for Rib-Eye Steaks with Chimichurri »

Scallops with Pesto The garlicky pesto is a perfect match for sweet, silky scallops. See the Scallops with Pesto Recipe
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Miso-Marinated Salmon with Green Sauce

JAPAN For thousands of years, Japanese cooks have used the fermented soybean paste called miso to preserve fish. Now that modern refrigeration is available, they turn to miso not for its preservative qualities but for the sweet and salty flavor it lends.

Broccoli Rabe, Goat Cheese, and Lemon Zest Pizza
Broccoli Rabe, Goat Cheese, and Lemon Zest Pizza

Fresh spring greens, soft goat cheese, and lemon zest makes a bright and springy pizza perfect for the season.

Brussels Sprouts Salad
Brussels Sprouts Salad

Shredded Brussels sprouts, tossed with pecorino, walnuts, and lemon, is a bright and fresh salad for any Thanksgiving spread. Get the recipe for Brussels Sprouts Salad »

Shredded Beef with Lime and Avocado

Slow-cooked, extra-tender beef brisket is tossed with lime, chiles, herbs, and cheese, then topped with avocado slices for an incredible taco filling.

Escarole with Prosciutto
Escarole with Prosciutto

Fried slices of prosciutto provide a crisp contrast to sautéed escarole. Get the recipe for Escarole with Prosciutto »

Tomatillo Bloody Mary
Tomatillo Bloody Mary

Tomatillos give this Bloody Mary variation its green hue. Get the recipe for Tomatillo Bloody Mary »

Chao Sigua (Stir-fried Loofah)

“It has always been on my to-do list to attain Zen enlightenment, and recently, I did.” Read Daniel Pinkwater’s essay, “Mystery Vegetable”

Collard Greens Salad with Peanut Vinaigrette

We created this composed salad with baby collards to showcase their natural affinity with peanuts and black-eyed peas. See the recipe for Collard Greens Salad with Peanut Vinaigrette »

Acchiughe Con Salsa Verde

Use salt-packed anchovy fillets to make this antipasto from Luciano De Giacomi’s Nonna Genia’s Classic Langhe Cookbook (Astilibri, 1982).

Bacon-Wrapped Scallions

Butcher shops all across Sicily sell these bacon-wrapped scallions called Cipollate con Pancetta.


Some Brazilians substitute vodka for the fiery cachaça–sugarcane brandy–in this classic drink and call the result a caipiroska.

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