Vegetable, Slaw, Salad, And Dressing Recipes

"The reason we should eat our vegetables isn't because they're good for us. We should be eating them because they are damned delicious."

René Redzepi, chef/owner of Noma in Norway, called by many the world's finest.
Fire Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Fennel and Prosciutto
Fire roasting elevates Brussels sprouts to new heights in this recipe for grilled brussels sprouts, fennel, and prosciutto. Marinated Brussels sprouts and shaved fennel are grilled until lightly charred before being combined with the smoky meatiness of prosciutto to create a side dish perfect for cookouts and holidays. read more
french string beans
You've heard of French fries, well here are French beans, and they're just as good. Nothing fancy about this great recipe other than the taste. In France they use a variety of bean called haricots vert that is longer and thinner than the typical string bean grown in the US, but you can use plain fresh green beans. read more
grilled honey butter cabbage
Make boring cabbage extraordinary by hitting the grill, resulting in a crisp, sweet and smoky BBQ side dish. There's something transformative about grilling vegetables and this recipe for honey roasted cabbage is no different, elevating its flavors far above its traditional boring (and odiferous) boiled cousin. read more
Vinaigrettes are dressings made with vinegar and oil as a base. You can force them to get along with an emulsifier like mustard or mayonnaise. read more
Charred Sous-Vide-Que Carrots
Grilling carrots can be a challenge but the addition of sous vide ensures that they are cooked to perfection before being grilled. A temperature controlled water bath cooks the carrots until fork tender. Once perfectly cooked, the carrots a grilled over high heat just long enough to give them a nice char and smoke. read more
Israeli Couscous Salad recipe
The light and fresh flavors of this Israeli couscous salad, make it the perfect side salad recipe for any backyard cookout. Try it in place of a more traditional pasta salad at your next gathering. read more
grilled apple salad
This Autumn green salad with grilled apples recipe is certain to be a hit at Thanksgiving or any backyard get together. Autumn is apple time, and apples are great on a salad. Grilling them just adds excitement. You can prepare this recipe well in advance and assemble it at the last minute. read more
tomato salad
Caprese salad is the world's best use of tomatoes and possibly the world's best salad but should only be made with the best and freshest components because there is no place to hide subpar ingredients. This classic summer dish from the Island of Capri off the west coast of Italy is the essence of August on a plate. read more
waldorf slaw
No BBQ or grilling party is complete without coleslaw but unfortunately this beloved side dish can be lacking in flavor. The recipe for a great slaw borrows from the famous Waldorf Salad, replacing lettuce with cabbage before adding apples and walnuts for a crisp, delicate, crunchy, sweet, and sour coleslaw. read more
Grilled calcots
Grilled calcots, similar to green onions or scallions, with romesco sauce, are a delicious rite of spring in Spain. As calcots aren't readily available in the US, this recipe features scallions that are grilled over high heat until charred and the tops get crispy, and they are seasoned by smoke. read more


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