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Spring Kale Salad with Green Goddess Dressing

Inspired by the beloved Cobb salad, this kale salad has everything spring has to offer.

Makes 8-10 servings

4 ounces prosciutto, thinly sliced
2 bunches kale (Tuscan and/or curly)
½ tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
3 boiled eggs, peeled and chopped
½ cup thinly sliced radishes
½ cup peas
½ cup sliced green onions
½ cup quality mayonnaise
⅓ cup sour cream
¼ cup loosely packed fresh parsley leaves
¼ cup loosely packed fresh basil leaves
2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
1 anchovy fillet
Salt and pepper to taste

Preheat oven to 350°F.…

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Roasted Beet and Fennel Salad

This beet salad uses winter citrus to create a transition into spring. Sweet roasted beets, fennel and orange come together with a savory and lightly sweet white-wine vinaigrette.

Makes 8 servings

8 medium-sized beets
1 shallot, peeled
1 tablespoon canola oil
2 tablespoons white wine vinegar
1 teaspoon honey
1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
¼ cup extra-virgin olive oil
1 medium-sized fennel bulb, sliced thinly
2 oranges, segmented
2 cups arugula

Preheat oven to 425°F.…

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CHOPPED ROASTED BROCCOLI SALAD

Makes 4 servings

1 head broccoli, florets removed
2 tablespoons olive oil plus more for serving
Sea salt and pepper
4 ounces feta
2 green onions
Small handful mint
Small handful flat-leaf parsley
¼ cup pine nuts, toasted
¼ cup Zante currants
Red pepper flakes (if you like a little heat)
Red wine vinegar
Balsamic vinegar

Preheat the oven to 425°F.…

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Spring Salad

Makes 4 servings

3 slices prosciutto, such as San Daniele
1 cup peas (fresh or frozen)
3 ounces spring salad mix
Handful of torn mint leaves
Sea salt and cracked pepper
Champagne Vinaigrette (recipe follows)
¼ cup pine nuts, toasted
Parmesan, for serving

Tear the ham into small pieces, about 2 inches, and put them in a hot ungreased skillet over medium-high heat.…

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The Big Squeeze: It’s Citrus Time

As the weather turns colder and the selections at the market become more rooty, citrus begins to appear. It’s like a ray of hope, a bit of sunshine breaking through the grayest of seasons. Spring will return. It’s not here yet, but it will come.…

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Orange Chicken Salad

Makes 4 servings

1-inch knob ginger, grated
3 cloves of garlic, minced
¼ cup soy sauce
¼ cup honey
Juice and zest of 2 oranges
1 pound chicken thighs
1 pound Brussels sprouts, sliced
3 tablespoons olive oil
Sea salt and pepper
4 blood oranges
Orange Vinaigrette (recipe follows)
4 handfuls arugula
Feta cheese crumbles

Make the marinade by combining the first 5 ingredients in a bowl and whisking until combined.…

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Minty Grapefruit Salad

Makes 8 servings

Average cost for one recipe: $2.82

3 large or 4 small grapefruit
1 teaspoon honey
2 tablespoons finely chopped mint

Cut away grapefruit peel and white part. Then cut each grapefruit segment from the membranes. Place grapefruit segments in a serving dish.…

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