Over at the newly-relaunched Andy Katz 360, guest blogger Kodiak in Cambridge (real name: Ginger Huff-n-puff) does a tremendous job sketching the glorious history of chicken salad — the bronze medal winner of all the “mayonnaise-infused combination of ingredients” salads.
More than just retracing the hows and whys that brought us delicious cubed fowl in fat, Kodiak unmasks some dark secrets that THEY didn’t want you to know about:
Poor old Liam never received the kudos he deserved for adding grapes, as it is commonly believed to be a modern addition known to industry insiders as Queen Elizabeth’s Chicken Salad. Clearly this is a vast conspiracy perpetrated by the left wing liberal media, most notably NBC’s Tom Brokaw.
Oh, there’s more. Much, much more. And the Jonas Brothers.
Salad Days [Andy Katz 360]