While I was making my chicken salad, Mr. Hawthorne was making a traditional ham salad.
Here's Mr. Hawthorne's luncheon plate - a plethora of salads. Wild rice salad. Chicken salad. Ham salad. On a bed of romaine lettuce. With strawberries and apples. And pickles. And Triscuits.
Mr. Hawthorne's Ham Salad: 2 cups finely chopped ham We like Kentucky Legend Double Smoked Ham, available at Food Lion on the beach and apparently available at some WalMarts. 1 stalk celery, chopped 2 TB onion, chopped 2 TB sweet relish scant tsp yellow mustard 1/4 cup mayo freshly ground salt and pepper to taste