Bacon drippings add extra flavor to the dressing. Crumble some Gorgonzola cheese over the finished salad for even more punch. Serve with: Tomato soup with a dash of Tabasco and corn bread squares. Dessert: Brownies topped with coffee ice cream.
-- Nice, neutral base for a sandwich. tried with alive tapenade, feta, and tomato on a plain bagel thin; love the idea of avocado as sub for cheese in grilled cheese, other sandwiches -- avocado chickpea mash
Chicken Wild Rice Soup - a hearty creamy soup made with cooked chicken, nutty wild rice, and mushrooms. It is a bowl of comfort any time of the year. I doubled the mushrooms and rice to make it heartier.