This refreshing corn salad is easy to make your own. Use more or less feta, onion, or basil. Go heavy on the cherry tomatoes. Add sliced avocado, if you like.
Grilling vegetables and dressing them with a rich dressing is a revelation. Use as many colors and varieties of vegetables as possible.
Roasted-carrot salads aren’t anything new, but I definitely amped mine up.
You can be endlessly inventive with vegetable stacks, discovering your own favorite combinations. You want to cut the vegetables about 1/2 inch thick, and then layer twice—any higher than that and your stack is likely to topple.
The success of this salad recipe relies heavily on cutting (sawing) the ingredients into equal-size pieces as well as using equal amounts of each. The ingredients should be sliced to the same thickness.
When Paul Newman and I agreed to open Dressing Room, one of his first requests was that there always be a really good chopped salad on the menu. He loved an array of flavors and textures in each bite. This version is seasonal, fresh and delicious.