Salad of the Day (Williams-Sonoma): 365 Recipes for Every Day of the Year

Salad of the Day (Williams-Sonoma): 365 Recipes for Every Day of the Year

by Georgeanne Brennan
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Salad of the Day (Williams-Sonoma): 365 Recipes for Every Day of the Year by Georgeanne Brennan

This enticing collection of 365 recipes offers a salad for each day of the year. From January to December, you'll find daily inspiration and a seasonal salad to satisfy any craving or suit any occasion.

From light salads featuring spring vegetables and herbs to garden-fresh greens mixed with summer's bounty, autumn roots tossed with hearty grains to aromatic winter noodle salads—plus protein-packed main-dish salads for any day of the year—a delicious option awaits, With this cookbook as your guide, discover a salad to match each season's ingredients.

Vibrant, fresh, and extremely versatile, salads are the ultimate expression of the changing seasons—and make a fantastic meal or accompaniment 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.

Williams-Sonoma Salad of the Day presents an enticing collection of 365 recipes: one for each day of the year. Colorful calendars at the beginning of each chapter provide an at-a-glance view of the dishes best suited for the ingredients, occasions, and overall spirit of the month. From January to December, you'll find a salad that will satisfy any craving and suit any menu, from light lunch or starter salads to protein-rich main-dish salads to slaws and potato or grain salads perfect for picnics and side dishes. Notes accompanying each recipe offer ideas for ingredient variations, garnishes, and other helpful tips. With this comprehensive book as your guide and the garden's bounty as your inspiration, you'll be prepared to craft the perfect salad for any occasion.

Full-color photographs enhance many of the recipes inside to give you a preview of what awaits. You'll be amazed at the wide range of dishes from which to choose—just open this book, check the calendar, and discover an exciting new salad to try.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781616282127
Publisher: Weldon Owen
Publication date: 04/24/2012
Edition description: Weldon Owen
Pages: 304
Product dimensions: 8.96(w) x 9.84(h) x 1.17(d)

About the Author

Georgeanne Brennan is an acclaimed food writer who also runs a vacation cooking school in a medieval village in Haute Provence, France. Her many cookbooks include the award-winning Food and Flavors of Haute Provence and Aperitif, as well as Savoring France in the Williams-Sonoma Savoring series. Georgeanne writes features for the San Francisco Chronicle's food section and is a regular contributor to Fine Cooking and Bon Appétit. She lives with her husband on their small farm in Northern California. They have four children.

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Salad of the Day (Williams-Sonoma): 365 Recipes for Every Day of the Year 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Creative salads using seasonal ingredients! The number of recipes is great and the organizing around the seasonal calendar is so helpful. I have really enjoyed the salads I have tried and I look forward to exploring more recipes as the seasons change. Love this cookbook!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago