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THE DEPARTMENT OF SALAD IN THE NEWS!

Read the Wall Street Journal article by Bee Wilson, featuring the Department of Salad: Official Bulletin. Read the London Telegraph story by Diana Henry featuring The Department of Salad: Official Bulletin. And here you can Listen to the Chewing Podcast, in which WBEZ Chicago’s Monica Eng interviews our Director, Emily Nunn, about . . . salad. You were thinking they’d discuss nuclear fission? 

Issue #31

An Old-Fashioned Department Store Salad, With Gail Dosik

RECIPES:

The Gail Dosik Chopped Maurice Salad

Issue #30

Tunisian Tuna and Carrot Salad, With Judy Walker

RECIPES:

Tunisian Tuna and Carrot Salad, adapted from Jamila’s Cafe, New Orleans

Issue #29

A Spicy Shrimp Salad? With Judy Walker

RECIPES:

Judy Walker’s Spicy New Orleans Shrimp (or Crawfish) Salad

Issue #28

Herbs Make Everything Better

RECIPES:

Quick Pickled Fennel

Herb Salad with Pickled Fennel, Hard-cooked Egg, and Flatbread Crackers

Issue #27

A Showboat Salad Dazzles You: With Joe Gray

RECIPES:

Sonora Salad, from Coyote Cafe: Foods from the Great Southwest

How to Roast Peppers for Salad

Issue #25

What Can a Crouton Be? More from Chandra Ram

RECIPES:

Chandra Ram’s Apple, Prosciutto, and Radicchio Salad with Za’atar-Parmesan Squash Croutons and Sherry Vinaigrette

Issue #24

Croutons! On Salads! With Chandra Ram

RECIPES:

Chandra Ram’s Mixed Greens with Everything Bagel Croutons and Ranch Dressing

Chandra Ram’s Tomato and Cucumber Salad with Turmeric Paneer Croutons

Issue #23

Tell Us About Your Tuna Fish (Salad, that is)

RECIPES:

Standard Tuna Salad (The Mom Version)

Issue #22

The Tuna Salad Conversation

RECIPES:

Tuna Salad for a Tuna Melt

Lemony Dill Tuna Salad

Issue #21

The Secrets of Salad: More from Portia Hendrick

RECIPES:

Portia’s Happiness Salad (an instructive free-form beauty)

The Asparagus Mimosa (the classic)  

Issue #20

A Sparky Pineapple Salad from Our Favorite Hostess

RECIPES:

Portia’s Nevisian Salad with a Twist

Portia’s Simple Greek(ish) Salad

A Simple Garlic Dressing

Issue #19

Bean Salads With Rancho Gordo’s Steve Sando

RECIPES:

Arugula, Fennel, Royal Corona, and Shrimp Salad

Lentil and Carrot Salad with Mustard Vinaigrette 

Luxurious Heirloom Bean Dip 

Issue #18

NOODLE SALADS! 

RECIPES:

DOS Cold Sesame Noodles

Vietnamese Rice Noodle Salad (or Bun) with Shrimp

A Very Good Pantry Item Pasta Salad

Shrimp Sandwiches on Toast with Spicy Mayo

Issue #17

GUEST: 

Kay Plunkett-Hogge, author of Baan: Recipes and Stories from My Thai Home

RECIPES:

Nit Salad or Salade Vientiane (A Thai Take on the Nicoise) 

Shredded Carrot Salad with Raspberry Pickled Raisins and Pistachio

Creamy Cucumber Salad with Dill 

Issue #16

GUEST: 

Matt Crawford

RECIPES:

Crawford Family Cold Beef Salad with Caper Vinaigrette

Uncle John’s Italian Salad

Red Cat Restaurant’s Zucchini with Toasted Almonds and Pecorino

Issue #15

GUEST: 

Alex Stacey, of French Family Food

RECIPES:

Alex Stacey’s Salade Niçoise

Alex Stacey’s Dijon Mustard Vinaigrette

Alex Stacey’s Organic Courgette, Mozzarella, and Radicchio Salad

Convertible Pan Bagnat

Issue #14

GUEST: 

MiMi Aye, author of “Mandalay: Recipes and Tales from a Burmese Kitchen”

RECIPES:

MiMi Aye’s Burmese Tofu Salad (Tohu Thoke)

Rozanne Gold’s Fried Lemon and Zucchini Salad

Dreamy Lemon Cream Shallot Dressing, adapted from Chef Suzanne Goin

Issue #13

Simple Little Chopped Salad (tomatoes, white beans or chickpeas, cucumber, basil/mint)

DOS Garlic Sherry Vinaigrette

Emily’s Cheddar and Chive Spoonbread for Supper

SALAD IDEA: shredded poached chicken, red cabbage, etc. with sesame ginger vinaigrette

Issue #12

GUEST: 

Lindsay-Jean Hard, author of “Cooking with Scraps: Turn Your Peels, Cores, Rinds, and Stems into Delicious Meals.”

RECIPES:

Lindsay-Jean Hard’s Wintery Take on a Cobb

A More Classic Cobb

Halls Chophouse Chop Salad

Issue #11

GUEST: 

Robyn Eckhardt, author of “ISTANBUL & BEYOND: Exploring the Diverse Cuisines of Turkey.” 

RECIPES:

Robyn Eckhardt’s Kisir (Bulgur Salad) from “Istanbul and Beyond” 

Laura Elyse Garcia’s Grandmother Jane’s Chicken-Avocado-Rice Salad

Jennifer Perillo’s Summer Farro Salad

Issue #10

THE CITRUS ISSUE

RECIPES:

Easy Orange Salad 

James Beard’s Moroccan Orange and Radish Salad (Shlada Dyal Fejjel ou Lichine) 

An Insanely Simple Orange and Fennel Salad with Smoked Trout 

Persimmon and Orange Salad with Walnuts

Issue #9

THE ALL DRESSING ISSUE

RECIPES:

Japanese Ginger Carrot dressing

Department of Salad Basic Blue Cheese Dressing 

Department of Salad Blue Cheese Vinaigrette

Department of Salad Thousand Island Dressing

Aunt Mariah’s Salad with Raspberry Vinaigrette

Issue #8

GUEST: 

Chadwick Boyd, food writer, columnist for the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Hallmark Channel regular, etc.

RECIPES:

Chadwick Boyd’s Shaved Celery Salad with Pimiento Buttermilk Dressing

Celery Salad with Lemon, Anchovy, Caper dressing

Basic Blue Cheese Waldorf 

Emily’s Pimiento cheese

Emily’s Cream Cheese and Olives

Issue #7

GUEST: 

Yukari Sakamoto,  journalist, sommelier, and Tokyo market guide 

RECIPES:

Yukari Sakamoto’s Japanese Potato Salad (Potesara) ポテサラ

3 of Yakuri Sakamoto’s Favorite Japanese Salad Dressings

Lemony Roasted Red Pepper and Potato Salad

Warm Potato Salad with Hot Scallion Dressing

Rancho Gordo Cranberry Bean Platter with Roasted Red Pepper and Prosciutto 

My Garlic Sherry Vinaigrette

My Romesco Sauce

Issue #6

GUEST: 

Kevin Conley, writer, editor, terrific home cook, great guy

RECIPES:

Bob’s Caesar Salad

Laurie Colwin’s Ambrosial Chicken Salad

Emily’s Chicken Salad

Issue #5

GUEST: 

Gabrielle Langholtz, food writer whose books include “United Tastes of America” and “America: The Cookbook”

RECIPES:

Tamar Adler’s Spicy Sweet Potato Salad

Jonathan Waxman’s Brussels Sprouts Salad 

Convertible Greek Goddess Dip/Dressing

Bitter Greens with Bacon, Pecans, and Warm Balsamic Dressing

Issue #4

GUEST: 

Domenica Marchetti, Italian cookbook author and culinary tour guide

RECIPES:

Domenica Marchetti’s Aunt Gilda’s Insalata di Riso

Sweet and Sour Winter Squash Preserved in Oil

Emily's Purloined Beet and Lentil Salad

My Usual Mustard Vinaigrette

A Green Salad with Grapefruit and Avocado

Issue #3

GUEST: 

Phyllis Grant, author of “Everything Is Under Control”

RECIPES:

Phyllis Grant’s Fall Panzanella (as told by Phyllis Grant)

Emily’s Lemon Mint Mushroom Salad

An Ideal Egg Salad

Issue #2

GUEST: 

Mary Norris, author of “Between You and Me: Confessions of a Comma Queen” and “Greek to Me”

RECIPES:

Greek Salad for 6

The Most Autumnal Goddam Salad You’ll Ever Eat (Barley, winter squash, apple, nuts—the works)

Lemony Apple Cider Vinaigrette with Dijon Mustard

Quick Pickled Red Onions

Beatrice’s Blender Mayo

Barn Ranch Dressing (for a Wedge)

Issue #1

GUEST: 

Mollie Katzen, artist and cookbook author, of “Moosewood Cookbook” fame

RECIPES:

March Hare Salad 

Warm Quinoa, Spinach and Shiitake Mushroom Salad with Lemon

Eggplant and Tomato Salad with Tomato and Fresh Garlic

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