This is a tender, delicate salad, perfect for the first real day of spring. Any mix of attractive, soft-leafed lettuces will do. Don't substitute different flowers unless you are sure your choices are edible.
Just in time for St. Patrick's Day: a nutrient-packed spinach smoothie that hits the sweet spot, thanks to fresh pear and coconut water. With a bright note of mint and some creamy avocado, it's a refreshing way to start the morning.
An ode to the BLT, this breakfast-ready version uses canadian bacon for a meatier twist and relies on watercress for the "L" in the sandwich, which adds a fresh, almost citrus-like crunch to each bite.
Chard leaves turn rich and tender when cooked; here, the mild stems provide a vivid topping. To ensure that the phyllo dough does not become dry and brittle, thaw it completely in the refrigerator; keep it covered with a towel as you work.
In our version of the classic
New Orleans po'boy,
chewy ciabatta replaces the
usual French bread. These
crisp oysters fry for a few
seconds per side; anchovy
fillets amplify the oysters'