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From Scratch - July 2018

07/17/2018 07:00AM ● By Robert Frey

AAA Chicken Salad with Raspberry Vinaigrette

By Ghee Whizz

In the heat of the summer, sometimes you want something for supper that’s fast, fresh, crispy and cool. What’s the triple-A in AAA Chicken Salad with Raspberry Dressing? Almonds, avocados and apples. With a sprightly raspberry vinaigrette to bring it together. Start with a rotisserie or leftover roast chicken and you’ll be out of the kitchen in a trice!
The raspberry vinegar I like is from Alessi, and I get it a Whole Foods. I’ve seen this vinegar in other stores, too. Harris is growing some super produce right now, and this lettuce is a real winner. It’s a variation on iceberg with a loose, open head and it’s delicious. And being able to “shop” in the yard is such a treat. Some lettuce varieties, particularly Romaine, don’t take kindly to the heat and humidity of South Louisiana, but this variety is lovely and fresh.

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