Grilled-Steak and Arugula Salad with Mustard Caper Vinaigrette
No wimpy little salad here. Thick slices of steak top peppery greens with a boldly flavored dressing over all. It's entirely satisfying. Slideshow: Salads with Meat
Variation Use two quarts of watercress or spinach leaves instead of the arugula.
The great red grape of Italy's Piedmont is the Nebbiolo, the basis of Barolo and Barbaresco, two complex, powerful, expensive wines. Purchase instead a Nebbiolo delle Langhe for a more frugal, lighter, but equally delicious experience.