Sesame Lime Chicken Salad

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I have such a toweringly tall stack of recipes in my must-make pile that repeat meals are pretty rare in my house.  So when I do find myself making something over and over, it's because it's so scrumptiously beloved that it distracts me from my pile.   Such is the case with my buttermilk rosemary grilled chicken...and aside from being tender and delicious, it always means I have leftover chicken.  So I can stretch out the happiness by making things like sesame-lime chicken salad. Read More & Get the Recipe

Chilled Sesame Spinach

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This is my favorite recipe so far in Summer 2009. (Yes all you purists, I know it is not officially summer yet. But I consider it summer as soon as you can start eating dinner outside, so there. ) Anyway, this perfect little summer recipe starts at one of my favorite places in the world: There it is, a-gleaming in the sun. The apples! The lemons! The limes! The tomatoes! Okay, snap out of it. We are here for spinach. This recipe calls for 2 pounds of spinach washed and trimmed. It may be a little more expensive but I promise you that it is worth every last penny to buy baby spinach. It doesn't have all the sand in it, and there are very few stems to trim. My Fairway (yes, it is MINE!) has baby spinach in a big bin so you can scoop out as much as you need. I like a lot of spinach. The Southern husband likes a lot of spinach. The teenager likes exactly no spinach. The dog would probably eat the plastic bin they store the spinach in. This recipe takes exactly Read More & Get the Recipe