Strawberries and spinach are delicious in the Spring, and tossed with other fresh ingredients, real bacon, and hard cooked eggs, they make a wonderful salad. A sweet, tangy oil and vinegar dressing tops it off!
A lively simmer of garlic, thyme, tomatoes, olives, clam juice and red pepper flakes makes a flavorful base for fresh shrimp, scallops and baby clams, perfect with hot linguini. Hint: discard any clams that do not open after they simmer.
The key to the Vietnamese noodle soup pho is in the broth. Beef bones, onions, star anise, ginger, and fish sauce get simmered for 6 to 10 hours to create a rich and flavorful base for this hearty and comforting soup.