Tag Archives: Salads

Summer Trend – Leafy Grain Salads

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Hearty whole grains such as bulgur, buckwheat, freekeh, quinoa, and wheat berries used to be reserved for fall and winter salads or sides, but with increased focus on areas like nutrition, protein, and texture, these ingredients are being combined with leafy greens year-round. Bitter bok choy, sweet apples, and toothsome quinoa make a colorful, crunchy salad fit for any menu. ...

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Tasty Cheeses to Top Salads and More

Cheese has always been a staple in salads and it pairs wonderfully with produce-rich dishes, among an endless list of other summer-friendly foods like burgers, pizzas and even desserts like ice cream, tarts and pastries. We’ve profiled some of the best cheeses for an easy, quick reference to complement your summer menu. Chevre In most U.S. markets, soft, fresh goat ...

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Experiment With Ethnic Inspired Entree Salads

With customers hungry for nutritious options that taste good too, chefs and restaurant owners are seeking global flavors. Salads are being elevated from the sidelines to the spotlight by giving them an international flair. A top-notch ethnic-inspired salad worthy of the main event gives diners a healthy option that will take them to different parts of the world through a ...

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Artisan Salads

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Over the past decade, salads have lost their way in the food industry. Chefs today are starting to put more emphasis on the art of making salads. Whether it’s a lightened and fresh reinterpretation of the classic wedge, an homage to the  elegant-yet-simple Italian Tricolore Salad, or a salute to the seasonal farm-to-table movement with beets, artisan lettuce and goat ...

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5 Wine and Salad Pairing Ideas for Your Menu

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Here’s a list of some of  the most popular salads and wine pairing ideas to go with them: 1. Cobb Salad With smoky bacon, creamy avocado, tangy blue cheese, and juicy tomatoes, Cobb salad pairs well with a variety of wines. A bottle of fragrant Gewürztraminer contrasts with salty, creamy notes, while an earthy pinot noir enhances the meaty bacon. ...

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How to Pair Wine with Salads

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Today’s salads are main events, full of vibrant colors and dimensions of flavor. When built with the right ingredients, they can be the perfect partners for a full range of wines, from crisp Sauvignon Blanc to buttery Chardonnay to earthy Côtes du Rhône. Even off-dry Rieslings and Gewürztraminers can match salads that have sweet notes. 1. Lose the Acid but ...

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