Well…for a few days anyway.  Another day of the 90’s and then back down to the mid 70’s.  No freezing in the foreseeable future anyway, so babies are still outside and going to stay there…for a few more anyway.

Baked chicken and broccoli slaw for dinner tonite.  Tried something a little differnt with the chicken.  Covered it with bacon.  Then when about done, removed the bacon and cranked the heat.


And now there will be chicken for something else this week.


2 heads of broccoli, stems removed and sliced
1/2 cup thinly sliced almonds, toasted
1/3 cup dried cranberries
1/2 small red onion, finely chopped

Buttermilk Dressing
1/2 cup buttermilk, well-shaken
1/3 cup mayonnaise
2 tablespoons cider vinegar
1 tablespoon sugar
3 tablespoons finely chopped red onion

Toss the sliced broccoli with the almonds, cranberries and red onion in a large bowl. Meanwhile, whisk the dressing ingredients in a smaller one, with a good pinch of salt and black pepper. Pour the dressing over the broccoli and toss it well. Season well with salt and pepper to taste.


BrazenBites fixes a similar one with dried blueberries, I believe and poppy seed dressing???  Been awhile since I’ve had it.  This one is great and so is hers.


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