last chance to win: mindy fox’s ‘salads: beyond the bowl’

Mindy Fox's Salads: Beyond the Bowl

photo: ellen silverman

Today, Tuesday the 17th, is the last day to enter our giveaway contest of Mindy Fox’s Salads: Beyond the Bowl: Extraordinary Recipes for Everyday Eating. It is a book that will be useful all year long. Wondering what to do with quinoa? Check out Mindy’s Red Quinoa, Raw Asparagus and Endive Salad with Shaved Parmigiano-Reggiano:

Salads: Beyond the Bowl by Mindy Fox

photo: ellen silverman

And who ever thought of Green Melon, Cubanelle Peppers and Ricotta Salata?

Salads: Beyond the Bowl by Mindy Fox

photo: ellen silverman

This is a book seriously worth having.

To enter the giveaway, leave us a comment telling us what goes into your favorite salad. At midnight on Tuesday, July 17th, we’ll randomly pick a winner.

And if you don’t win it, you can buy it here. It’s a perfect summer house gift.

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15 Responses to last chance to win: mindy fox’s ‘salads: beyond the bowl’

  1. Erica 07.17.2012 at 7:42am #

    Romaine lettuce
    Shredded carrots
    Reconstituted sun-dried tomato
    Various and sundry other vegetables
    Shaved Parmesan
    Homemade vinaigrette
    Soy nuts or other crunchy topping

  2. Maureen 07.17.2012 at 7:43am #

    On these hot Texas days, I keep it very simple with bitter greens, cucumber, tomatoes, walnuts, orange segments, and maybe some feta cheese. I need some inspiration!

  3. Stacy Foster 07.17.2012 at 8:14am #


  4. Erica 07.17.2012 at 8:31am #

    Last night it was romaine with shrimp cucumbers and homemade garlic ranch dressing! Melon sounds so great in a salad. I’ve never done that.

  5. Lisa 07.17.2012 at 8:37am #

    At this late date in my salad adventures, I’ve learned that olive oil and lemon juice are my perfect dressing.

  6. KarenV 07.17.2012 at 9:22am #

    Anything fresh from our garden plus cheese.

  7. Aidel.K 07.17.2012 at 9:39am #

    I’ve been making a pesto-tomato-mayo dressing that’s a spinoff from Lowfat Moosewood. I make a soy-curl sort of topping that I read about on the Kitchn blog. I throw those two things into a giant bowl of greens, and I’m good to go. Somedays I add Eden’s spicy pumpkin seeds. This book looks delightful.

  8. Erin 07.17.2012 at 10:36am #

    My favorite salad changes with the season, but in summer I love doing a fresh sweet corn salad with walnuts, feta, and jalapeno!

  9. Lalena 07.17.2012 at 10:40am #

    My favorite salad is a variation on the italian bread salad — beautiful colors, surprising flavors, satisfying. Lightly steamed broccoli raab, red onion and corn; plus moroccan oil-cured olives, cucumbers, red radish, basil, olive oil/balsamic, cubes of sourdough bread. YUM!!!

  10. Stephanie Burris 07.17.2012 at 10:53am #

    We made a “Everything But The Kitchen Sink” Salad over the weekend to include, from our garden, butter lettuce, arugla, cherry tomatoes to which we tossed in my mothers re-pickled beets, goat cheese, sweet corn, sunflower seeds, shaved carrots and topped it off with a vinegrette made with strawberry vinegar. I love those salads!

  11. Teresa Winters 07.17.2012 at 12:48pm #

    I love to put berries and nuts in my salads.

  12. FB 07.17.2012 at 5:16pm #

    dried cranberries
    fresh sprouts
    roasted almonds
    currently: stone fruit
    and some tasty bitter green for accent

  13. Crystal Adkins 07.17.2012 at 6:06pm #

    I love to have a salad with mixed greens as a base, no iceberg please, radishes, sunflowers seeds, dried cranberries, pumpkin seeds, cucumbers, celery, red onion, carrots, and homemade dressing.

  14. Kate 07.17.2012 at 8:19pm #

    thinly sliced raw brussels sprouts
    dried cranberries
    crumbled feta

  15. Lynn Nadal 07.19.2012 at 1:21am #

    Mexican queso fresco
    Fresh berries or cherries
    Hearty greens

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