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!Homemade Ricotta Cheese by San Francisco Chronicle
1. Tom McNaughton's Homemade Ricotta
There is no simpler cheese to make at home than ricotta, which takes all of 10 minutes and is legions better than store-bought.
2. German Potato Salad
This special recipe comes from Stanford child health and nutrition professor Maya Adam's German Grandmother. It is super easy to make and will fill your house with the fresh smell of dill and herbs. Watch all of Maya's Grokker Premium videos for easy, nutritious recipes for your family.
3. Beer Braised Saffron Carrots | Hungry for the Holidays
These multi-color carrots sprinkled with exotic saffron couldn't be easier and are a delicious compliment to any holiday meal.
4. Quinoa Salad With Cherries
Juicy cherries star in this stellar Summer salad that's great whichever way you enjoy it: still warm from the stove, at room temperature as part of a picnic or potluck spread, or even as a brown-bag lunch you'll look forward to all day. Even better, this versatile salad can — and should — take shape from whatever looks best at your market; feel free to swap other varieties of stone fruit like peaches, plums, or nectarines for the cherries.
5. Quinoa Salad - Light and Healthy Summer
This light and healthyquinoa salad is a high-protein, low-fat meal combining quinoa, roasted and raw vegetables, and a light dressing. Vegetarian and vegan, too!
6. Grilled Tomato and Corn Pasta Salad
This recipe deserves a gold star! We've taken some of the summer's brightest flavors -- juicy tomatoes and sweet corn -- and grilled them before tossing them together to make this pasta salad from our July/ August issue. Dolloped with ricotta and a bit of fresh basil, this vegetariandinner is one that even the biggest meat-eaters will adore.
7. Make it your own - Herb Salad
This delicious and fresh herb salad was inspired by Sage's trip to Greece. It is quick and easy to make, and is perfect for lightlunch or as a side salad for any dinner. Watch Sage Russell make classic recipes from around the world his own in this Grokker Premium video. Enjoy Sage's Make it your own series and remember to add your own inspiration, and share your photos by posting an 'I Did This'.
8. Polenta Crouton and Arugula Salad
This delightful salad combines ingredients straight from the farm, along with homemade croutons made from polenta and a delicious vinaigrette dressing. Chef Pilar Sanchez shares this fresh arugula salad that will start off your summer party with a bang! Check out all of Chef Pilar’s Grokker Premium video collection “Taste of Napa” for amazing recipes.
9. Potato Salad
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.
10. Classic Greek Salad
A classic salad that the whole family will enjoy, perfect for summer picnics or to put in your lunchbox for work. Join Mark Rigby in this Grokker Premium video as he adds is own characteristic flair to this simple and effective dish.