Chez Panisse Almond Tart

Chez Panisse Almond Tart with Video with Gluten Free Option

Several years ago I celebrated the first anniversary of Spinach Tiger with this Almond Tart, from Lindsey Shere, where it was served at the legendary Chez Panisse for over thirty years. The almond tart is a shortbread crust, almost cookie like with a filling made from cream, grand marnier and almonds. This week celebrates the sixth anniversary of Spinach Tiger and in because it always falls at Christmas I remade the tart with a video. I chose this to celebrate with because it's one of those recipes that has become a signature dessert. It's that good. Luscious, and not too sweet. It ...

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Rosemary Pecan Chicken Salad by Angela Roberts

Rosemary Pecan Chicken Salad, Easy Appetizer

Chicken Salad is like my second favorite pair of jeans. I tend to forget about them, but when I do, I'm wondering why they were pushed to the back of the closet.  The answer is that I've gotten into a rut grabbing that same pair of jeans  and forgetting about the ones that have a little bling on them and help to mix things up a bit. When I make a roast chicken (which is often), I tend to have chicken breast meat left over and do lots of things with it, but forget about chicken salad, until yesterday. Maybe it was because I had everything I needed to make it great, but as I was pulling the ...

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