Summer Chicken Rice Salad


I know, I know, this is my second post in a row with the word "summer" in it, and technically it isn't exactly summer yet.  But it's only a matter of days, and there's nothing like being prepared, I always say.  Especially when it comes to summer, and especially when it comes to things like fresh basil and grilled chicken and sweet tomatoes and all the glorious things you can make with them.  Things like this easy and delicious summer chicken rice salad! Read More & Get the Recipe

Hot Chicken Salad


Santa Claus totally, utterly spoiled me this year by leaving one of these under my tree. Not with the squash in it, just in case you were wondering. Anyway, I couldn't WAIT to chop up anything in sight, and luckily for me, the instruction manual included a bunch of recipes that conveniently required that ingredients be chopped and sliced and otherwise generally pulverized. And as I was flipping through the book I spotted one that I hadn't run across chicken salad. Which called for some cooked chicken, which I happily had some if in my fridge. Let the chopping begin!! The recipe called for first chopping up the chicken with some scallions with the regular chopping blade. Roger that....chopchopchopchop. Then you put on the slicing blade and slice up some fennel. Sliceslicesliceslice. THEN you get to use the little mini bowl and blade to mix up the dressing, which is a combo of mayonnaise, sour cream, flour, oregano, lemon juice and salt and pepper. Mixmixmixmixmix. Mix Read More & Get the Recipe