April 20, 2009

















i have a serious soft spot for sandwiches.
i could eat them everyday. and in fact, i do. 
i'm a staunch sandwich-for-lunch gal. 
but it's not everyday that i make this sandwich.
nope. this one is extra special. 
reserved for dinnertime, even.

when i made this favorite a few nights ago,
i served it with these nifty wedges, mom's baked beans, 
and this salad. it felt just like summertime. 
i was ready to head outside & watch fireworks.

with chicken salad, i like to play around.
mayo or miracle whip. grapes or apples or baby gherkins.
dorothy lynch or vinegar. dill or honey mustard.
here's what i did for this batch..

summer style chicken salad
roughly 2 c. cooked chicken
3 hard-boiled eggs, chopped
1/2 braeburn apple, diced
plenty of coarse salt & pepper
a dollop of mayo
a sprinkle of dill
a dash of cayenne pepper

serve atop toasted wheat bread & fresh spinach.

9 comments:

Kelli said...

I love a good chicken salad.

haley said...

apples in your chicken salad??? as the over used, cheesy, disney channel original movie-worthy line goes, "who are you, and what have you done with my sister???"

Becca said...

summer, this looks delish! and with the way you write about it, it makes it 10 times better. love it!

Jillian said...

Definitely gonna try that one out.

Kristi said...

MMMM! Gonna try this for sure! I love chicken salad lots of different ways....apples and grapes are great in chicken salad!

::Sylvia:: said...

Oooh....yummy! Can't wait to try this!

Blair said...

I heart sandwiches so much! This looks so perfect for summer.

made sweet said...

i've never been a sandwich person....but that just may change after seeing this...

marta said...

mmm. mm. am so definitely making these soon. and i love the play on words. summer style. so cute.

happy fourth, my friend.

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Hello, I'm Summer. A people-loving introvert whose hope and life is in Jesus. His promises are my passion and my ministry is homelife. This blog is a place for me to write about everyday things. Especially food. My favorite thing to do is sit around a table, lingering over a long meal with good conversation. I live with my husband and our 2 littles. We like blizzards, thrifting, grammar, guacamole, cheerful hearts, nice manners, good movies, and making simple, real, nutrient-dense food.

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