Rather than an afterthought, salads tend to be a favorite part of the meal for us, as they provide an opportunity (whenever possible) to showcase what is in season. They also add magnificent color to any presentation.

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Coffee Vinaigrette

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This marvelous, easy vinaigrette can be used for salads or as an accompaniment to grilled beef, shrimp, pork, or foie gras.

Warm Basil Vinaigrette

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Since summer doesn’t last forever, but the desire for the rich infusion of basil’s flavor seems endless, try this vinaigrette variation for autumn’s root vegetables, or for store-bought vegetables late in winter that aren’t quite at the top of their game.

Ginger Lime Vinaigrette

This delightfully refreshing vinaigrette adds a bright, tart punch to summer salads.

Basil & Chervil Vinaigrette

This is a light way to dress cool summer salads or robust fresh vegetables from the garden; it is also delightful as a garnish to grilled fish or chicken.

Summer Tomato Salad with Creamy Garlic Vinaigrette

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For this recipe, we used red vine-ripe globes (Beefsteak), heirloom (Brandywine), tomatillos, and yellow tomatoes.

Aromatic Rice & Pearl Barley Salad

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Grilled pork tenderloin, or any grilled white meat, is a lovely complement to this salad. It is a perfect salad for outdoor entertaining and al fresco dining.

Melon Ball Salad in Spiced Ginger Syrup

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This light, refreshing dessert has just the right hint of spice to give it a little kick. It’s also ideal for fruit that hasn’t yet reached its peak of sweetness.

Apple & Fennel Salad

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This impressive and flavorful salad is perfect for any meal – from the most casual of gatherings to an elegant gourmet meal.