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  • Culinary SOS: BLD's fresh vegetable salad

    Culinary SOS: BLD's fresh vegetable salad

    Fresh corn, edamame, roasted bell peppers, green beans, avocado and cashews are paired with a slightly tangy dressing.

  • Recipe: Butter lettuce with nuts, bacon, cheese, egg and sherry vinaigrette

    Recipe: Butter lettuce with nuts, bacon, cheese, egg and sherry vinaigrette

    Total time: 1 hour Servings: 4 to 6 Note: Gorgonzola dolce is a sweeter type of Gorgonzola; it is available at cheese stores as well as select gourmet stores and well-stocked markets. Sherry vinaigrette 2 tablespoons minced shallots 2 tablespoons Spanish sherry vinegar 1 1/2 teaspoons fresh-squeezed...

  • Recipe: Salad with Parmigiano-Reggiano and anchovy dressing

    Recipe: Salad with Parmigiano-Reggiano and anchovy dressing

    Total time: 35 minutes Servings: Four as a starter; two as a main course Anchovy dressing 5 anchovy fillets (preferably salt-packed), rinsed (backbones removed if salt-packed) 1 1/2 tablespoons red wine vinegar 1 tablespoon fresh-squeezed lemon juice, plus more to taste 1 large garlic clove, finely...

  • Recipe: Little Gem lettuce with dates, red onion and Gorgonzola dolce

    Recipe: Little Gem lettuce with dates, red onion and Gorgonzola dolce

    Total time: 40 minutes Servings: 4 to 6 Note: Gorgonzola dolce is a sweeter type of Gorgonzola; it is available at cheese stores as well as select gourmet stores and well-stocked markets. Gorgonzola dressing 10 ounces Gorgonzola dolce, divided 2 tablespoons plus 1 teaspoon sherry vinegar 1/4 cup...

  • Culinary SOS: Chi Dynasty's Chinese chicken salad

    Culinary SOS: Chi Dynasty's Chinese chicken salad

    Dear SOS: My wife and I had Chi Dynasty in Studio City recommended to us. We went there last Saturday and had three appetizers, one of which was the Chinese chicken salad. Its menu professed that it was "voted best in town." I'm not sure who did the voting, but I can certainly say it was one great...

  • Recipe: Farro salad with mushrooms, dill and feta

    Recipe: Farro salad with mushrooms, dill and feta

    Farro salad with mushrooms, dill and feta Total time: 1 hour, 40 minutes Servings: 4 to 6 1 cup farro 3 cups water Salt 8 ounces mushrooms 1 tablespoon oil 1 clove garlic, minced 3 tablespoons chopped dill, divided 1/2 cup chopped toasted walnuts 1/3 cup chopped green onions 1 teaspoon red wine...

  • Recipe: Bulgur salad with arugula, zucchini and pine nuts

    Recipe: Bulgur salad with arugula, zucchini and pine nuts

    Bulgur salad with arugula, zucchini and pine nuts Total time: 1 hour, plus soaking time for the bulgur Servings: 6 to 8 1 cup fine bulgur wheat 1 1/2 cups water 3/4 pound zucchini Salt 1/4 cup minced red onion 2 tablespoons lemon juice 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil Freshly ground black pepper...

  • Recipe: Quinoa salad with grilled corn, tomatoes and cilantro

    Recipe: Quinoa salad with grilled corn, tomatoes and cilantro

    Quinoa salad with grilled corn, tomatoes and cilantro Total time: 1 hour Servings: 6 to 8 1 cup quinoa 1 3/4 cups water Salt 2 cups grilled corn (from about 2 ears, cut from the cobs) 2 cups chopped tomatoes, or cherry tomatoes cut in half 1 serrano chile, seeded and minced 3/4 cup chopped green...

  • Recipe: Panzanella with sherry vinaigrette

    Recipe: Panzanella with sherry vinaigrette

      Panzanella with sherry vinaigrette Total time: 30 minutes Servings: 12 skewers Note: Adapted from "On a Stick!" by Matt Armendariz. Our recipes, your kitchen: If you try this or any other recipe from the L.A. Times Test Kitchen, we would like to know about it so we can showcase it on our food...

  • Recipe: Vol-au-vents with pea shoots and herbed goat cheese

    Recipe: Vol-au-vents with pea shoots and herbed goat cheese

      Vol-au-vents with pea shoots and herbed goat cheese Our recipes, your kitchen: If you try any of the L.A. Times Test Kitchen recipes from this week's Food section, please share it with us: Click here to upload pictures of the finished dish. Total time: 1 hour, 20 minutes Servings: 4 Note: This...

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