Ever wondered why salads in a restaurant taste better than the ones you make at home? (I mean besides the obvious: Everything tastes better when someone else makes it for you.) It’s probably because the salads in restaurants are made with intention—deliberate choices about ingredients and dressings. Like a sculpture, a novel, or a compelling argument, a memorable salad is as much about what you leave out as what you put in.
And, believe it or not, there is technique involved. It