In the Kitchen today…

What: Jicama Salad with Orange and Cilantro Where: The Art of Simple Food Who: Alice Waters Wonderfully refreshing and crisp, with intermittent bursts of sweet, this salad is a winner.  It's accompaniments are brilliant: cilantro, paprika (or ancho chile powder), lime, salt, and olive oil. I imagine that smoked paprika would be an excellent choice as [...]

Beet Salad with Blackberry Balsamic

2 very large (like, monster-sized) red beets, peeled and diced bite-size (about 4-5 cups) 3 oranges + zest, peeled and diced bite-size 1 small jicama, peeled and diced bite-size 3 tablespoons blackberry balsamic vinegar 3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil pinch of salt 2-3 big handfuls baby arugula 4 ounces fresh goat cheese Boil the [...]