In the dressing, honey balances the lime's acidity and the chipotle's spice. Add juices from the seared steak to make it even more savory. If you prefer, you can grill the steak instead of searing it in a skillet.
This new take on Caesar salad includes classic romaine as well as baby spinach. Toss the lettuces with a tangy buttermilk dressing made easily in the blender. Enjoy it as an appetizer or side dish to steak, burgers, meatloaf, or grilled chicken or shrimp.
When you think there is no food in the house, you can prepare this satisfying and hearty salad by scrounging the fridge and pantry for a few simple ingredients. This is a facsimile of a French-style bistro salad complete with bacon and eggs.From the book "Mad Hungry," by Lucinda Scala Quinn (Artisan Books).