Add the butter, chicken stock, salt, bay leaf, thyme, and tarragon and bring to a simmer.
Scoop about 1/2 cup of crab salad mixture on plate, followed by a teaspoon of tarragon oil at the base.
It has French ingredients like leeks and tarragon, and I use puff pastry to make the crust easy!
Season with salt and pepper and toss in the tarragon leaves just before serving.
Return the chicken to the pan with half of the tomatoes and the tarragon.
Before mixing the salad all together add a tablespoonful of tarragon vinegar or lemon-juice.
tarragon should be gathered on a dry day, just before the plant flowers.
In the proportions of two egg yolks to half a pint of Lucca oil, and a small wine-glassful of tarragon vinegar.
tarragon vinegar is very good with boiled cabbage or greens.
Mix juice squeezed from "tops and bottoms" of oranges with an equal quantity of tarragon vinegar, add Crisco and salt to taste.
1530s, from Medieval Latin tragonia, from Byzantine Greek tarchon, from Arabic tarkhon, from a non-Arabic source, perhaps Greek drakon (from drakontion "dragonwort"). Eastern European plant of the wormwood genus (Artemisia Dracunculus), whose aromatic leaves were used for flavoring (especially vinegar). Cf. Spanish taragona, Italian targone, French estragon.