To create a healthy, refreshing dish, all you have to do is rinse the greens in clean water, flick dry and toss with a simple dressing.
Black kale, turnips, beets and celery root are now in their prime and require only a little more effort to create a delicious salad.
Using an oven's heat to bring the best out of vegetables turns starch into sugar and coaxes crispness out of leafy greens.
For Zester Daily I wrote an easy-to-make recipe for a roasted vegetable salad that is delicious when the chill is in the air. A salad with a bit of warmth is a perfect accompaniment for roasted meats and seafood or a hearty braise: A Winter Pick-Me-Up: Roasted Vegetable Salad.