Jamaican Potato Salad Extraordinaire
No longer considered "rabbit food " we can indulge almost anywhere. So belly up to the bar and dig in. One of the most common questions friends and family have asked me since I became a cook is how do restaurants make ____ taste so good . This can be steak seafood veggies sauces dessert or in this case salad. Now don t get me wrong - restaurant salads can be notorious for being hit or miss in terms of taste. But when they re a hit they re really a hit. Just like a good steak eating a good salad at a restaurant leaves you thinking how did they do this? and why can t I make salads like this at home? . Restaurant salads are good for a number of reasons. Not all restaurants will employ each technique when making their salad but any combination will make a salad great.
These salads are great because they are very versatile. You can serve a potato salad as a side dish with many different dishes. You can serve it with ribs burgers chicken salad grilled chicken baked chicken sandwiches and many other main dishes. There are lots of different salad recipes to choose from. Read this article for potato salad recipes that taste great and look great! And how about potato salad recipes without mayonnaise? You can make a salad without mayonnaise and it will be very tasty as well. They key here is to use very flavorful ingredients such as onions and cheese. A great dressing will also make your dish taste great even if you do not add mayonnaise. If you are looking for recipes that do not contains mayonnaise there are tons of recipes to choose from as well.
Now for the health-conscious out there don t panic: we re talking a very small amount of salt. But this small amount of salt is enough to change the flavor of the salad leaves considerably. The next time you go to make a salad try adding a pinch of salt to your greens before you add the vinaigrette or dressing. Then add your dressing and toss. You ll be certain to notice the difference. 4 - Restaurants Refresh Their Salad Greens Restaurant salad secret number four has to do with the texture of the salad leaves. Ever notice the salads you get at a good restaurant have a very crisp texture even though they re coated in dressing? The answer is that a good restaurant will use fresh salad greens and will refresh them before serving. Refreshing salad leaves is the process of dipping them in cold water then drying. Refreshing salad leaves in this way helps crisp up salad leaves that have been packaged. After refreshing salad leaves must be dried completely (i.e. salad spinner) to ensure that the dressing adheres properly to each leaf.