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Pasta with Grilled Chicken and Tapenade…and pondering the existence of Dog! — 22 Comments

  1. Wow! 300 posts, way to go girl!
    Great story, and naturally, great food. Thanks for sharing with Presto Pasta Night.

  2. I need to try and use tapenade like this, not just spread on toast.
    ps: that’s a lot of dog in one house!

  3. Your dogs pose! Incredible! My dog, the best of photographer’s dog, ever so patient when he has to wait for me taking photos, hates to be photographed, he puts on a special suffering face and tries to escape his fate.

  4. I don’t know what I love more- the dogs or the pasta. What a fantastic post! This dish sounds incredibly flavourful. Love the sound of it!

  5. Thanks, Ruth!
    Thanks, Margot…yes, please post:-)
    Meredith, that is way too much dog for any house…
    Thank you, thank you, Anh and Shayne!
    Lydia, I’ll eat olives in any and every form!
    Ilva, the white ones pose, the little brown bitch turns her nose up…
    Truffle, the pasta was good…the dogs really are nice, and extremely well-behaved!
    Mainyacha, I’ll pass on the compliment…thanks!

  6. Katie, This is a most fabulous pasta dish. I always think it genius when leftovers can star in another dish! This really does it.
    Hey, I think your brown girl is one smart lady!

  7. Hi Katie, loved the post and the dogs and the bike riding, chasing leaves and each other and love that you have 300 posts!!!! Congrats!!!!
    The pasta sounds so yummy. I’m starving right now so am off to see if I have any garbanzo beans! ๐Ÿ˜€

  8. Beautiful dish – my kind of cooking! And beautiful dogs! I love the way they “participate” in our lives by just being there.
    300 posts? Wow! I just started blogging in January. I have no idea how long it will take me to get to 300…..And, in fact, I’m not even counting!
    A bientot!

  9. Congrats on 300 posts and getting help to pick your grapes! ๐Ÿ˜‰
    I’m a dog nut and I was so distracted by all those beauties I didn’t pay attention to the pasta. Sorry! I promise to go back. What kind of dog is yours, and her offspring? They are wonderful. I have two German Shepherds (aka “German Shedders”) so like you, I have gotten used to walking over big balls of hair until I can get around to vacuuming, which is never often enough. Also, like yours, they have to be wherever we are. I love it.

  10. Thank you for visiting my site because now I have found a new site to visit! Your dogs are beautiful and I am impressed that they sit so still for you.
    I’m glad you had enough words for 300 posts, and am excited to try your recipe ๐Ÿ™‚
    All the best,
    p.s. did you see my paris post when you stopped by? i would love your feedback for future trips!

  11. Tanna, leftovers are an art – or lunch… The little pointy nose bitch, is, well,…
    Thanks, bluezebra, fortunately for my sanity 3 of the dogs were just visiting…
    Chris, They’re all very well behaved…until they see a rabbit, sigh….
    Keven, thanks on both counts!
    Toni, actually I wasn’t playing really close attention either: the 100th and 200th post slipped right by but this one kind of jumped at me.. It happens…
    Jeni, mine is the one laying done in front. The other 3 were visiting with their human. They are all a Landseer Newfoundland / Pyreneen Mastiff cross. My little German bitch is mostly Germen Shepherd..
    Lindsay,. I’m going back to read it – anything about Paris…

  12. Those dogs are gorgeous and I was wondering about the breed — it’s a good-looking mix.
    I love the picture of all the dogs lying asleep on the kitchen floor. I used to have two dogs, but since the death of the older one we’re down to one, and I sort of miss the dogs spread out across the floor thing — one takes up so much less space than two. Of course, two German shepherds take up far less floor space than this group.
    (I’m being completely distracted by the dogs but the food does look delicious!)

  13. Julie, yes they are gorgeous dogs, and the breeder is quite proud of them… They are also the kindest, gentlest dogs I have ever known. They are still damn big to be sprawled across the kitchen floor!

  14. What gorgeous dogs! But I see your point – if they all lay on my lounge floor, there would not be much floor left for humans… And well done on your 300th post! Far more prolific than me ๐Ÿ™‚