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  • Roasted Beet Salad with Herbed Goat Cheese by Hungry in Brooklyn

    Roasted Beet Salad with Herbed Goat Cheese by Hungry in Brooklyn

    The introduction about beets is informative and interesting.  You can skip to 4:55 in the video to watch the actual video recipe. (SERVES 4) 4 Medium-sized roasted beets, 2 Golden, 2 Red (recipe follows) 1/4 lb baby arugula Shallot Vinaigrette (recipe follows)  2 TBSP toasted pine nuts Herbed goat cheese (recipe follows)  Slice the beets thinly on a mandolin, starting with the golden beets, and moving onto the red in separate bowls to avoid color transfer. Coat with shallot vinaigrette.  Arrange the beets overlapping […]

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  • Fennel and Celery Salad by Mark Bittman (NYTimes)

    Fennel and Celery Salad by Mark Bittman (NYTimes)

    Fennel is among my favorite cold-weather staples. Oddly enough I like the pairing of fennel and celery. Though their textures are similar, their flavors are so wildly different that the combination is striking. With little more than olive oil, loads of lemon juice, and pepper (and some Parmesan, why not?), they create just about as refreshing an uncooked dish as you can put on the table this time of year. Yield: 4 to 6 servings 2 medium fennel bulbs, trimmed, […]

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