Use only small young zucchini for this salad.
Serve each half squash filled with a generous scoop of bean soup.
A global favorite yet barely known in this country, kohlrabi is a rather sweet vegetable with a mild, broccoli-like flavor. When it's quickly cooked and then pureed, it can become a creamy (if cream-free) canvas for delicate, sweet enoki mushrooms and crunchy, salty peanuts.
Mushroom pâtés of old were tasty but chunky affairs. This silky and luxurious version, inspired by a recipe in Gourmet, is impressive, especially on a buffet table.
Quinces wait quietly for the few people that know how to cook them.
Don’t tell me you’ve never had a salad sandwich!