Salad of Spring Mesclun, Blossoms, and Wild Greens, with Lovage-Allium Dressing

Total Time: 30 min Prep: 30 min Yield: 4 servings Level: Easy Ingredients: Salad: Green and red leaf lettuce Spring mesclun mix (any variety of young greens will do: mustards, arugula, kale, amaranth, perilla, raddichio, etc). Fresh lovage leaves Fresh oregano leaves Fresh sage leaves Fresh thyme leaves Fresh marjoram leaves Young dandelion leaves Young...
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Salad of Porcini Two Ways

Total Time: 25 min Prep: 15 min Cook: 10 min Yield: 4 servings Ingredients: 2 1/2 pound fresh whole porcini mushrooms 5 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil 2 bunches arugula, washed Salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste Method: Separate stems from the mushroom caps. Peel away any dirt from the stems being careful...
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Salad of Many Tomatoes

Yield: Yield: 6 servings Level: Easy Ingredients: 3/4 cup plain low fat yogurt 34 pounds ripe tomatoes, the greatest variety of colors, sizes and shapes possible (for example, red, yellow, striped, cherry, beefsteak, plum, pear, etc.) 3 tablespoons sherry vinegar 1/2 teaspoon sugar 2 teaspoons salt 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper 3 tablespoons olive...
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Salad of Frisee and Sauteed Foie Gras

Yield: 2 servings Level: Easy Ingredients: 2 slices fresh foie gras Salt and pepper 2 cups frisee 1 tablespoon warm Port Wine Sauce Port Wine Sauce: Olive oil 2 large duck breast halves, boned (bones reserved) Salt Freshly ground pepper 3 tablespoons butter 1 shallot, minced 1/2 cup Port 6 Calimyra figs, stemmed and quartered...
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