Jumbo crabmeat and avocado, Colorado rack of lamb with tarragon jus, and Parmesan polenta cake was eaten by candlelight.
Add the butter, chicken stock, salt, bay leaf, thyme, and tarragon and bring to a simmer.
Return the chicken to the pan with half of the tomatoes and the tarragon.
Scoop about 1/2 cup of crab salad mixture on plate, followed by a teaspoon of tarragon oil at the base.
Finish with a salad of frisee, chives, parsley, tarragon and chervil lightly dressed with the vinaigrette.
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.