Have you ever noticed that any time you order salad at a restaurant, it has a way of tasting a little more special than the ones you whip up at home? There’s something about the crunch, the zip of the dressing, and the full flavor that permeates every bite. But when you recreate it at home, even with what you’d think are the same ingredients, it falls flat.
That won’t be the case for long. Chefs have a few tricks up their sleeves to make salads so good. Take a peek behind the kitchen door with me and you’ll be making better versions at home in no time. Here are seven simple tips for making restaurant-quality salads from the comfort of your own kitchen.