Posts tagged apples
Honeycrisp Apple & Manchego Salad

Apples and cheese have been best friends for a very long time. This salad takes advantage of the pairing by combining the two amigos in a way in which it is difficult to tell the difference between the color and texture until both are delightfully in your mouth. Honeycrisp apples are juicy and sweet and perfect for biting into raw. If you can wait, this salad might just win you power and influence among your food loving friends. It is particularly gorgeous nestled like a birds nest on a small Boston lettuce leaf. 

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Kale Salad with Apple, Almond & Tahini Dressing

This mean green kale based recipe could be called "salad with the pomegranate seeds, yogurt and apple." Kale? It is is really little more than a vehicle supporting the crunchy and smooth textures of this lip-smacking powerhouse salad. Cook's secret. The sharp radish is an unexpected character that complements the more mellow apple taste and the tart flavor of the pomegranate seeds, while preventing the whole salad from being overly sweet. Tahini, the sauce that rules this decade, offers a smooth, creamy, nutty way to dress up what might otherwise be an awkward combination of ingredients. This salad is hearty enough to serve alongside a full bodied red wine for a light dinner. 

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Harvest Salad

Perhaps, the greatest harbinger of autumn, however, is America's abundant and precious garnet colored apple crop. Put all these gemstones together, and a nutritionally rich, concentration of harvest wealth appears. Toss together with an oh so slightly sweetened dressing, a handful of chopped nuts for texture variety, and a smooth, creamy goat cheese. In minutes, a salad fit for serving royalty is ready. Build a fire, pour some wine and wrap yourself in a gorgeous WOOL PLAID BLANKET, and eat under a harvest moon filled sky.

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