In the Mediterranean region, mesclun is best known as a mix of tasty young lettuces and piquant greens (arugula, chervil, and endive in France; chicory, curly endive, and escarole
in a large pot of boiling salted water 1 minute; drain.
The simplest way to make those odds and ends into a satisfying last-minute dinner is to toss them with a healthy dose of escarole
or other greens and some flavorful Italian sausage, and bake.
Treat your guests right with a delicious herbed pate brisee, a pastry that's just right for a tomato tart or tasty savory turnovers (such as a wonderful Escarole
Grilled White Pekin Duck Breast Salad 1 White Pekin duck breast, skin scored 1 cup watercress 1 cup grilled escarole
, chiffonade 1/4 cup breakfast radish 1/4 cup haricot vert, or substitute green beans 1/4 cup cooked ceci beans (also known as chick peas or garbanzo beans) 1 tablespoon torn basil leaves 1 tablespoon chive batons 1/4 cup shaved apple 1 tablespoon minced shallot 1 teaspoon stone ground mustard 1/2 cup sherry vinegar 1 cup olive oil 1 teaspoon Calabrian chili oil 1 teaspoon fresh mint, julienned Kosher salt Cracked black pepper For the vinaigrette: 1.
Pork chops with butternut squash, escarole
, and walnuts
olive oil, divided 4 cups mixed winter greens such as radicchio and escarole
NOTE: If broccoli rabe is not available, substitute 1 small head escarole
, a mildly bitter green.
A cup of the day's Tuscan soup for The Goddess was a peppery, delicious blend of sausage, potato and escarole
Select from Boston, iceberg, bibb, romaine or red leaf lettuces, curly endive, escarole
, radicchio, arugula, watercress, spinach, cabbage and more.
Halibut, clams, and pancetta with escarole
SERVES 4 | 30 MINUTES 2 cups reduced-sodium chicken broth 6 thin slices lemon 1 garlic clove, chopped 10 sprigs fresh thyme 1 dried bay leaf 1 tsp.
50) served Fridays and Saturday nights here with roasted potatoes, mushrooms and escarole
Tomato and Avocado Salad with Green Empress Dressing - Asian Salad with Teriyaki Salmon and Apricot Vinaigrette - Tuna Caesar Salad - Grilled Chicken Spinach Salad with Habanero Peach Vinaigrette - Golden Potato Salad with Creamy Harvest Dressing - Cobb Salad with Chipotle Black Bean Vinaigrette - Green Salad with Posole and Creamy Cilantro-Lime Vinaigrette - Mixed Endive Salad with Vanilla Pear Vinaigrette and Toasted Walnuts - Baked Garlic Cheese Curds on Field Greens with Smoky Tomato Vinaigrette - Escarole
Salad with Roasted Tomatoes and Warm White Bean Vinaigrette - Savory Slaw with Ginger Pineapple Dressing
and cook, covered, 10 minutes, stirring occasionally.
Try grits and greens (made with the first crop of turnips, escarole
or mustard greens), cucumbers, green peas and broccoli.