Chicken Salad, Niçoise-Style; the potager

Chicken Salad Niçoise

Yes, I know that there is no such thing as Chicken Niçoise Salad. Salade Niçoise is a classic French recipe which has specific ingredients. It’s not an idea to be interpreted. It has canned, not fresh tuna. It has green beans, not yellow beans. Some of the vegetables are cooked, others are not. I would … Continue reading…

Chicken Teriyaki Salad; using French words

Teriyaki Salad

I have a French potager. Well, of course I do. I also have French doors and windows and everything else…. I live in France. But my potager has taken it a step further…. It has French language cd’s floating above it. In my efforts to convince the birds to leave my lettuce and chard alone … Continue reading…

Sesame Chicken Salad; la Félibrée

Sesame Chicken Salad

I still have a few salad recipes to post this summer. Unlike last summer, when we had no lettuce, this year we were inundated. We ate it as fast as we could. Considering the heat waves currently encompassing most of my world, I thought an easy salad would be appreciated. I would be more sympathetic … Continue reading…

Chicken Salad, Yogurt Ranch Dressing; a broken nose

chicken salad

No, the bones in my nose are not broken, but, apparently, I am losing my ability to discern scents. More about that later…. After a few days of hot weather the temperatures have settled back down to normal and my lettuces are still doing well. I predict at least another week of serious salad eating. … Continue reading…

Mediterranean Chicken Salad; blog update (?)

Olives and capers add so much flavor to an easy salad. Actually, they add tons of flavor to almost anything and are one of my pantry staples. The chicken is marinated for however long it takes you to get the rest of the salad organized. Then put chicken on the grill, pour a glass of … Continue reading…