Every Summer, my Aunt finds a white wine that she loves, at a reasonable price point, buys a case, and serves it all season. She calls it her “house white wine.” She does the same with a red in the Winter. “House” offerings are standards. They are those reliable libations and recipes upon which one can always count. I feel the same way about my house dressing. I avoid bottled dressings because I’m not looking for reasons to add sugar to my diet. This Champagne Vinaigrette is simple, tangy and a delightful addition to mixed green salads, pasta salads and more. It goes especially well on this Chicken, Apple and Goat Cheese Salad. I hope you like it.
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Yield: 4 small salads or dinner for 2 This is a great way to use leftover chicken. Roast a chicken for dinner one night and then use the leftovers to make this salad in the next day or two. Save the chicken carcass and make chicken stock for soup. To toast nuts in small quantities, I […]
Yield: 6 servings This recipe is another great use for homemade pesto. Rich and flavorful, one of these savory toasts is usually enough, but you better make two per person, just in case. Slice any extra bread and freeze it for future toasts. Ingredients: 1 loaf Italian bread, sliced on the diagonal, into twelve ¼ […]