Monthly Archives: April 2008

Mixed Greens Salad with Beets and Walnuts

Pickled beets are an appetizing addition to this simple salad of mixed green and carrots. Walnuts add a nice flavor.

Mixed Greens Salad with an Asian Spin

This makes a lively accompaniment to many types of Asian-style dishes; however, you don’t necessarily need to serve it with Asian-themed meals; it’s a simple, offbeat accompaniment to many types of dishes.

Thai Tossed Salad

Inspired by the house salad I’ve enjoyed at Thai restaurants, this is the perfect companion to several of the Thai-style dishes in this book. A bigger portion of this can almost be the centerpiece of a meal, served with a simple tofu or tempeh dish.

Gingery Peach or Nectarine Muffins

Use perfectly ripe peached or nectarines—lush and sweet, but not too soft—for these late-summer muffins.