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Pasta Salad with Melon, Pancetta, and Ricotta Salata

4 Servings<p>Prep Time: 30 min<p>Total Time: 30 min<p>August 2012Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 ounces thinly sliced pancetta (Italian bacon)<p>4 ounces orecchiette (ear-shaped pasta)<p>Kosher salt<p>3 1/2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil<p>2 1/2 tablespoons Champagne vinegar or white wine vinegar<p>2 cups 1x1x1/4' pieces peeled …

Love lemony, herby tabbouleh salad? Here's how to make delicious, authentic tabbouleh using bulgur, cracked wheat, or quinoa! GET THE RECIPE: How To Make Tabbouleh Salad with Bulgur, Quinoa, or Cracked Wheat - http://www.thekitchn.com/how-to-make-tabbouleh-cooking-lessons-from-the-kitchn-190556

Minted Cucumber Salad

Servings: 4-6<p>Total Time: 50 Minutes<p>Ingredients<p>2 English (or hothouse) cucumbers<br>• 1 teaspoon salt<br>• 1/4 cup chopped red onions<br>• 1/4 cup white wine vinegar<br>• 2 …

Bring Cold Spaghetti Salad To The Party

Elevate your summer picnics with this improved pasta dish<p>At some point this summer, if you are invited to an outdoor cookout, one of the guests will inevitably bring The Rotini Salad.<p>You know The Rotini Salad I’m talking about. It’s the one with the boiled white spiral noodles, chopped bell …

Tomato Basil Salad with White Beans & Bocconcini

Do you ever have those days when you don't know what in the world you are going to feed yourself? I see your heads bobbing up and down so I'm going …

Quinoa Caprese Salad

Another caprese recipe! Maybe you think I’m crazy, but I honestly love caprese anything, don’t you? I’m pretty sure it’s the fresh mozzarella that …

Strawberry Caprese Salad • The Bojon Gourmet

My dad was a foodie long before the word even existed. He always loved cooking new things – risotto, fresh pasta, pizza from scratch, smoked turkey …

Three Melon Salad with Mint Recipe

Watermelon, cantaloupe, and honeydew make a refreshing summer dessert.<p>Check out other recipes from Serious Entertaining: Summer Lunch »<p>Ingredients1/2 watermelon, cut into 1/2 inch cubes1 small honeydew melon, cut into 1/2 inch cubes1 small canteloupe, cut into 1/2 cubes1 cup mint, roughly …

Grilled Panzanella Salad Recipe

<b>Note:</b> Use extremely ripe tomatoes, preferably ones that are beginning to split open. Salad is best eaten within one hour of composing.<p><b>Read more: Grilled Panzanella Salad</b><p>Ingredients2 large very ripe tomatoes (see note), cut into 1-inch chunksKosher salt1 medium zucchini, split in half lengthwise2 …

Creamy Vegan Fingerling Potato Salad Recipe

Fingerling potatoes in a sweet-tart vinaigrette made extra-creamy with the addition of potato cooking liquid and mashed yukon golds. Creamy, delicious, and 100% vegan.<p><b>Read more: How to Make Vegan Creamy Fingerling Potato Salad</b><p>Ingredients1 1/2 pounds fingerling potatoes (such as La Ratte or Russian …

Dinner Tonight: Tortellini Pasta Salad Recipe

Frozen tortellini is on my list of top-five staples. They're always in my freezer. I typically go the simple route: melt butter in a skillet, let it cook until nutty and brown, then add the tortellini in with whatever fresh herbs are around, a heap of Parmesan, and lots of black pepper.<p>But this …

Jicama and Pomelo Salad With Spicy Thai Dressing (Vegan) Recipe

A refreshing hot, sweet, and sour Thai-style salad with jicama and pomelo.<p><b>Read more: The Importance of Hearty Make-Ahead Salads</b><p>Ingredients2 tablespoons juice from about 2 limes, plus more to taste2 tablespoons palm or brown sugar, plus more to taste1 medium clove garlic, minced2 teaspoons soy …

Marinated Mozzarella, Cherry Tomato, and Basil Salad Recipe

Fresh mozzarella, tomatoes, and basil are a classic combination, but sometimes the dish can be very bland. Here, cherry-sized mozzarella balls (<i>ciliegine</i>) are marinated in extra virgin olive oil, fresh basil, salt and pepper, and then tossed with sweet cherry tomatoes and golden balsamic vinegar. …

Watermelon, Lychee, Feta, and Basil Salad With Spicy Lemongrass Vinaigrette Recipe

<b>Read more: Watermelon, Lychee, Feta, and Basil Salad with Spicy Lemongrass Vinaigrette</b><p>Ingredients1 small shallot, finely minced (about 1 tablespoon1 jalapeño, serrano, or thai bird chili, seeded and finely chopped1 stalk lemongrass, trimmed, bottom 4 inches only, peeled and finely chopped2 …

Old-Time Potato Salad

1. If you peel potatoes while they are still warm, they'll absorb flavors better. Cut them into 1-inch dice into a large bowl. Gently fold in the …

Recipes

Loaded Baked Potato Salad Recipe

<i>Did you make this recipe?</i><p><b>Yield:</b> 4 to 6 servings<p><b>Prep:</b><p>1 hour<p><b>Cook:</b><p>50 minutes<p><b>Total:</b><p>5 hours<p>Loaded Baked Potato Salad combines all the best flavors of an …

Oven-Roasted Tomato Caprese Salad

It's hard to find fault with a caprese salad. Unfortunately, in many parts of the country, tomatoes aren't at their best for much of the year. To make up for that inferior flavor, I like to give them a toss in maple syrup and balsamic vinegar and them in the oven. They emerge sweetened, flavorful, …

Grilled Bread with Eggplant and Basil

8 Servings<p>Making the eggplant spread ahead of time has a double upside: The flavors of the mixture will deepen as it sits, and you get to cross something off the list.<p>August 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>8 tablespoons olive oil, divided<p>2 garlic cloves, thinly sliced<p>1 teaspoon fresh marjoram or oregano …

19 School Lunch Ideas That Are Healthy (Mostly)

These new school lunch ideas, from sandwiches to snacks to hot meals, will reinvigorate your daily routine—and your kids will actually like them<p><b>It is a parent's eternal dilemma: What do I make the kids for lunch today?</b> And tomorrow? And next week? We fall into ruts, succumb to the tried-and-true, …

Vegan Dessert Recipes That Even Butter Lovers Will Crave

Going vegan can seem like a daunting commitment -- no milk? No eggs? No BUTTER? But, thankfully, there is one thing you definitely don't have to give up on as a vegan: Dessert. Ice cream, cakes, pies and cookies are still all very possible (and 100 percent delicious) on this animal-friendly …

Spaghetti Carbonara Recipe on Food52

• 1/4 pound guanciale or pancetta, cut into 1/3-inch cubes<br>• 7 large egg yolks<br>• 1 large egg<br>• 1 pound spaghetti<br>• Kosher salt<br>• Freshly ground black pepper<br>• 1/2 cup freshly-grated Pecorino, plus more for garnish<p>Put guanciale in a large skillet and place over medium-low heat. Cook, stirring frequently, until fat …

Dinner Tonight: Pasta e Fagioli + a Negroni

You might be thinking, "that is not dinner." Most of you are probably thinking that. Or you're thinking, where are the greens? Where's the substance? The stuff? Well, hear us out. It's two days before Christmas, which means that you're probably a little tired, a tiny stressed (in that fun way that …

Avocado Quesadillas With Grape Tomatoes and Basil Chiffonade

These quesadillas make a healthy and delicious meal for a quick weeknight dinner. The avocados are paired with deliciously nutty Fontina, which adds to their creaminess, and finely cubed red onions and jalapeños for a bit of contrast and spunk. The cherry tomatoes and basil that adorn the …

Making Dessert Vegan: Chia Seed Pudding

Julia is known for her healthy, balanced approach to all kinds of recipes, vegetarian and meat alike, on her blog, The Roasted Root. She shares her commitment to delectable vegetarian dishes as a Vegetarian fanatic, proving that you can make the whole family happy without the need for meat.<p>During …

Breakfast

ICYMI: This week's recipes include grown-up Hot Pockets, Sloppy Joes, and a Sunshine Smoothie: http://thekitc.hn/1mCs05a