On average, I spend about 2-3 weeks at a time in Washington, DC then return home for 2-3 weeks, then go back. During the time in DC, Nick and I enjoy making a variety of recipes– some old favorites and some new ideas. Most recently, there was a day on which we could not decide what to eat that evening. Neither of us wanted anything too heavy, but we didn’t feel like just having bread and salad, either. Then, like a unicorn comes to a fair maiden, an idea casually trotted up to me and whinnied: chicken salad. PERFECT. A deliciously light, simple recipe into which one can put pretty much anything one likes.
One might think that as a vegetarian, I am unable to enjoy the deliciousness of chicken salad, and one would be mistaken. As I have mentioned before, there is a plethora of meat substitute products that have decent nutrition and great flavor (enough even to please Nick, who is a happy meat-eater). Whether you use real chicken or fake, I hope you enjoy this recipe.
Half-assed Recipe follows: Continue reading