Best Chicken Salad

I’ve been playing around with chicken salad and have discovered some new-to-me tricks. I’ve broken the pattern down so you can see how to customize this with different ingredients and make the best chicken salad according to suit your tastes. The Chicken For the star of the salad I usually use leftover chicken so everything […]

Chicken Florentine Salad

My sister gave me a copy of Simply Salads: More than 100 Creative Recipes You Can Make in Minutes from Prepackaged Greens (affiliate link) for my birthday. She had bought a copy for our mother, then bought one for herself after Mom tried a few of the recipes.  I love getting a cookbook which has […]

BLT Chicken Salad with Easy Ranch Dressing

Here’s another easy Ranch dressing.  In fact, I didn’t have buttermilk so I created a substitute with 1 teaspoon  of vinegar in 1/3 cup milk.  Just stir it in and let it sit for 5 minutes or so and you’ll have some slightly curdled buttermilk-like base for dressings. You can also use lemon juice. I […]

Chinese Chicken Salad

With the warmer weather, we are coming up on the time when a salad for dinner sounds really good.  The combination of warm meat and cool greens with a spicy sweet dressing really hits the spot for me.  I’ve been making my way through older recipes and remaking some so I can take pictures and […]

Rice Salad with Chicken, Black Beans and Feta

During the summer especially, I like having a salad or two in the fridge to serve as side dishes for dinner or a main dish for lunch.  A good friend served this rice salad when I was over at her house for lunch and shared the recipe. As she said, this is a starting point. […]