The Department of Salad: Official Bulletin

Emily Nunn
Step into our salad laboratory. We got your leafy greens, your grains, your veg, and protein. Plus: salady guests, salady books & recipes, recipes, recipes 🥗
Created 02 Aug 2020
  • An Escapist Salad
    11 Jan 2022 • < 1 min read • 3 2
    Pasta Salad with Peas, Favas & Ricotta: Absolutely positively delicious! LATELY, WHENEVER I BECOME EXASPERATED by any of the slight inconveniences of everyday life—a cold snap, a long line at Starbuck...
  • Salady Survival Snacks
    07 Jan 2022 • < 1 min read • 12 18
    A little smoked trout salad will fix you right up. I WON’T LIE; I’M NOT FEELING TIP-TOP. I woke up the day after I posted the last DOS newsletter, which I barely recall doing, and found chopped cucumb...
  • A Recap of Our Year in Salads
    03 Jan 2022 • 7 min read • 15 13
    Vietnamese Rice Noodle Salad (or Bun) with Shrimp, from this issue. WELL, THE DOOR HAS BEEN FLUNG OPEN WIDE, 2022 has pushed its way in, and we have a lot of new readers who’ve come along with it. So ...
  • Anne Byrn's Mother’s Ambrosia, The DOS's Black-Eyed Pea Salad—Trading Places!
    28 Dec 2021 • 5 min read • 16 5
    I invited bestselling cookbook author Anne Byrn, former food editor of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution and a graduate of La Varenne École de Cuisine in Paris, to tell us about her Mom’s ambrosia. Mea...
  • Hey, Let's Exit This Salad-Stuffed Year with a Sweet Bang!
    23 Dec 2021 • < 1 min read • 16 15
    WHAT A FUN YEAR IT’S BEEN! (Not really; we’re just trying not to be unpleasant about it.) To be fair, we do have two nice things to say about 2021: It was full of salad. And it’s almost over. And with...
  • A Salad from a Famous Southern Chef
    20 Dec 2021 • 8 min read • 13 2
    Bill Smith’s delicious celery remoulade makes me want to write a musical, about celery remoulade IS THERE A SIGNATURE SOUTHERN SALAD? I’ve wondered more frequently than is probably normal. Where is ou...
  • A Tonic, Garlicky Wonder of a Salad
    15 Dec 2021 • < 1 min read • 9 9
    In my fantasy life, a container of this carrot salad would always be in my fridge. THE BOYS IN THE LAB AND I ARE rearranging the furniture a bit, trying to come up with a schedule that suits the bizar...
  • Some of Our Favorite Salads Are from Old Friends
    10 Dec 2021 • < 1 min read • 11 6
    Toss this before serving, so that the hard-cooked egg, anchovy-shallot vinaigrette, and toasted bread crumbs become one with the radicchio I’M FEELING EMOTIONAL ABOUT MY COOKBOOKS this week. My giant ...
  • Salad from an Artist
    07 Dec 2021 • 8 min read • 19 9
    Downtown NYC’s Odeon, one of John’s first restaurant drawings. I’VE NEVER LIKED THE CORNBALL EPIGRAM Do what you love and the rest will follow. For instance, I used to absolutely love to drink wine, a...
  • The Department of Salad Is Out of Order
    01 Dec 2021 • < 1 min read • 21 13
    HELLO, DEAR SALAD PEOPLE! We all got our booster shots! The boys in the lab went straight to their pickleball tournament, but I feel like I’ve been run through the wood chipper. (I just hope THEY’RE h...
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