"The tradition of Italian cooking is that of the matriarch. This is the cooking of grandma. She didn't waste time thinking too much about the celery. She got the best celery she could and then she dealt with it."--Mario Batali
Prepare wild rice as directed on the package and chill. Cut up and add: hazelnuts, toasted, smoked chicken (or turkey), waterchestnuts, green onion, dried cranberries, parsley. For the dressing, blend together: 1/2 cup rice vinegar, 1 cup veg. oil, 1/2 cup cider vinegar, 1/2 cup dark molasses, 1/4 honey, 1/4 cup toasted sesame seeds.
mix dressing with ingredients and toss together. regrigerate overnight at least.
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