Salad of the Day showcases favorite seasonal produce and can play a delicious role in virtually every lunch or dinner, every day of the year.
Salad of the Day is a calendar-style cookbook that offers 365 enticing salads suited for any meal, occasion, or mood. Vibrant, fresh, and extremely versatile, salads are the ultimate expression of the changing seasons—and make a fantastic meal or side dish any day of the year. Capture the essence of spring with a pasta salad featuring sugar snap peas and slender asparagus, or a seared salmon salad with pea shoots and watercress. Savor the flavors of summer with juicy ripe tomatoes and sweet corn kernels tossed with piquant blue cheese, or grilled summer squash on a bed of herbed rice. In autumn, enjoy a warm wild mushroom salad dressed in bacon vinaigrette, or tender chicken salad with crisp apples and toasted walnuts. During the winter, pair bright citrus fruits with skirt steak and peppery arugula, or earthy roasted beets and soft farmer cheese.
Each recipe includes a complementary dressing recommendations or recipes, and helpful notes offer serving and substitution ideas. With this abundance of recipes as your guide, and the garden’s yield as your inspiration, you’re sure to find an appealing salad that fits the occasion, no matter what the day brings.