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Watercress

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Montpelier Butter

Ingredients
  • Coarse salt
  • 6 spinach leaves, well washed
  • 2 shallots, finely chopped
  • 1/2 bunch watercress leaves
  • 2 tablespoons fresh flat-leaf parsley leaves
  • 2 tablespoons fresh chervil leaves
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh chives
  • 1 tablespoon fresh tarragon leaves
  • 2 cornichons, rinsed and chopped
  • 4 salted anchovy fillets, rinsed, soaked in water for 10 minutes, and back bones removed
  • 2 tablespoons salted capers, rinsed and drained
  • 1 small garlic clove
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  • 3 hard-cooked large egg yolks
  • 2 large raw egg yolks
  • 1/2 cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, room temperature
  • 1/2 cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon white-wine vinegar
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Watercress Salad with Persimmons and Hazelnuts

Ingredients
  • 1 teaspoon finely chopped shallot
  • 1/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons freshly squeezed orange juice
  • 1 tablespoon sherry-wine vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon honey
  • Coarse salt and freshly ground pepper
  • 1/4 cup hazelnut oil
  • 1/4 cup safflower oil
  • 2 bunches watercress, washed and well dried, tough stems removed
  • 4 heads red endive, cut crosswise into 1/2-inch pieces
  • 1/2 cup blanched hazelnuts, toasted and chopped
  • 2 to 3 medium Fuyu persimmons, peeled and cut into 8 wedges
  • 4 ounces soft, ripened goat cheese, such as Bijou, Humboldt Fog, or Bucheron, cut into 8 wedges
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Greens with Fried Oysters and Buttermilk Dressing

Ingredients
  • 1 large egg
  • 3 tablespoons Pernod
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 teaspoon freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • Coarse salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 3/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 1/4 cup buttermilk
  • 1/4 cup chopped scallions
  • 1/2 cup finely grated Parmesan, cheese plus more for serving
  • 6 to 8 cups assorted greens, such as arugula, frisee, radicchio, watercress, or mustard
  • 24 Fried Oysters
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Watercress, Endive, and Grilled-Peach Salad

Time:20 mins
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Turkey, Sweet Potato, and Watercress Salad

Ingredients
  • 1 large sweet potato, peeled, halved crosswise, and cut into 1/2-inch-thick wedges
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • 1 onion, halved and thinly sliced
  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons coarsely chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • Coarse salt and freshly ground pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground coriander
  • 1 1/2 cups large shreds cooked turkey
  • 1/2 teaspoon coarse salt
  • 2 bunches watercress, trimmed and cut into 2-inch pieces (5 cups)
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 6 radishes, quartered
  • 2 ounces crumbled cotija cheese (1/2 cup), feta cheese, or ricotta salata
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Watercress Vinaigrette

Other Ideas:
Make-ahead, Vinaigrette
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Warm Pear Salad

Ingredients
  • 2 Bartlett pears, ripe but firm
  • 5 teaspoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon honey
  • 1/2 teaspoon dry mustard
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/2 medium red onion, thinly sliced into rings
  • 2 Belgian endive, sliced crosswise into 1-inch pieces
  • 1 watercress, tough stems removed
  • 1/4 pound Stilton or Roquefort cheese, crumbled
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons red-wine vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
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Pear Salad with Bacon and Sherry-Wine Vinaigrette

Other Ideas:
Bacon, Frisee, Pears, Salad course, Salads
Ingredients
  • 3 pears, such as Bartlett or Comice, halved and cored
  • 1 tablespoon unsalted butter, melted
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1 teaspoon finely chopped fresh rosemary
  • Coarse salt and freshly ground pepper
  • 1 small shallot, finely chopped
  • 3/4 pound thick-sliced bacon, cooked until crisp and roughly chopped (reserving bacon fat)
  • 1/4 cup sherry-wine vinegar
  • 1/2 cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 Asian pear
  • 2 Belgian endives, 1 separated and 1 sliced crosswise 1/4-inch thick
  • 1 bunch watercress, tough stems removed
  • 1 head frisee, torn into bite-size pieces
  • Aged manchego cheese, shaved, for garnish
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Thinly Sliced Beets with Blood Oranges and Watercress

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Watercress and Ramp Soup

Other Ideas:
Ramps, Soup course, Soups
Ingredients
  • 5 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 5 cups thinly sliced leeks, white and pale-green parts only (7 or 8 medium leeks)
  • 2 cups thinly sliced ramps
  • 4 cups water
  • 2 cups milk
  • 2 medium russet potatoes, peeled and cut into 1/2-inch cubes (about 1 pound)
  • 1 tablespoon coarse salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
  • 2 bunches watercress (about 8 ounces), washed, tough ends trimmed
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