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10 Appetizers & Salads Recipes for Scenic Drives

Drew Glover • March 24, 2015
Planning a party? Need something quick and delicious to start off a meal? Whatever you are planning if you need delicious Appetizers or Salads to start off your meal course then this place is the place to be. Search and start cooking away!Tartines: Fig & Ricotta
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1. Smokey Chorizo and Butterbean Salad
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Picante and sweet this warm chorizo salad will please all at a barbecue. Join Mark Rigby in this Grokker Premium video as he shows you how to prepare this warm and nutritious salad in the comforts of your own home.
2. Colorful Sicilian Salad
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The beauty of this dish is that not only is it Sicilian, but it brings out the influence of Arab traditions in Sicilian Cooking. This is a perfect salad for a spring or summer picnic, and also wonderful to use for Christmas Eve ("La Vigilia") because of the vibrant colors of the ingredients. Arugula (or rocket), fennel root, toasted pine nuts, pomegranate, red onion, orange and grapefruit combine with a tangy dressing for a sweet and sour combination. Italian cooking expert Chef Joanne Cooke guides you through this Grokker Premium Video recipe step by step giving helpful tips along the way.
3. Tartines: Fig & Ricotta
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We're honoring fig season (one of our favorite times of the year) with a fresh fig & ricotta tartine. This is a great seasonal breakfast or snack that's only 5 ingredients!
4. Sweet Potato Skins with Sage Pesto and Bacon
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Enjoy this family recipe that has sweet potato skins topped with sage pesto, crispy bacon, and fresh arugula. The sweet and salty combination of this dish hits all the right taste buds. Author and Food Blogger Whitney Bond shows how to beautifully present it to your guests in this Grokker Premium video.
5. Smoked Trout, Red Grape and Fennel Salad
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Perfect as a light Summer starter but with all the sophistication to impress your friends at a dinner party. Fennel & trout work so well together and are enhanced by a tangy tartare style dressing. Watch Chef Mark Rigby in this Grokker Premium video as he shows you what an absolute cinch this dish is to make. See the rest of Mark's Super Salad Series on his profile page.
6. Cool Caribbean Prawn and Watermelon Salad
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Each mouthful of this salad encapsulates the Caribbean. With freshness and juicy prawns in abundance you'll be dying to have more. Don't just take our word for it, join chef Mark Rigby as he shows you how create this simple, juicy dish in this Grokker Premium video.
7. Chorizo and Potato salad
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Smokey and sumptuous. This savoury Spanish salad is perfect for those long summer days and a great accompaniment to a tangy Sangria. Follow Sage Russell in this Grokker Premium video as he takes you through his simple steps to perfect this zesty, pungent and delicious salad.
8. Potato Salad
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This is such a great make ahead salad, perfect for a BBQ and even better served with a fresh homemade burger. Mark Rigby's signature Potato Salad combines four types of onions and this Grokker Premium video forms part of his Super Salads Series.
9. How to Make a Fancy Rice Salad!
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We have a Moroccan saying "The eyes eat first", which means a dish has to be both appetizing to the eyes as well as the palate. Today I am going to show you how to make your rice salad look like a star!
10. Turkish Grated Carrot & Yogurt Salad
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Learn how to make a typical salad from Turkish cuisine, using sautéed carrots and yogurt. This dish is a great accompaniment to grilled meats, barbecue, fish, quiche and also makes a great dip with crusty French bread. Executive Chef Geoff Rigby shares his favorite salad in this Grokker Premium video.
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