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Two Fabulous Panini Recipes: Grilled Chicken, Goat Cheese, Tomato and Basil & Turkey, Apple and Cheddar

My kids and I have a love affair with paninis. The toasty pressed sandwiches have so many possibilities for fabulous, delicious fillings: chicken, pesto and tomato; ham, Swiss and honey mustard; roast beef, blue cheese and arugula. The list goes on and on. Well, in researching for my column, I discovered that August is …

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California Turkey Club Wrap Recipe

California Turkey Club Wrap Recipe

Filled with turkey, avocado, bacon and more, this easy California Turkey Club Wrap recipe is delicious for lunchtime. It’s creamy, crunchy perfection. Anything with avocado is wonderful in my book — and my kids’ books too. We all adore the soft, creamy flesh of avocados. Whether it’s eaten just cut from the pit or mashed …

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Greek Chicken Salad Sandwiches

Briny olives, crunchy bits of cucumber, moist chicken chunks, creamy, salty feta and an easy dressing combine in this easy recipe for Greek Chicken Salad Sandwiches. Today is Will’s last day of preschool. Ever. I can hardly believe it. You always hear people say that children grow up so quickly, but only in experiencing it …

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Chicken Souvlaki Sandwich Recipe

Chicken Souvlaki Sandwich Recipe

Confession time: When I listed out my favorites of 2009, one of the lists included a Chicken Souvlaki Salad from a local pizza place. Honestly, I thought it was their own creation … not something I could easily recreate at home. Then, right after I interviewed Aviva Goldfarb, I received the first weekly menu from …

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Spicy Pastrami, Bacon, Swiss Wrap

A local deli makes this massive, delightful sandwich called Amanda’s Big Mouth. It’s pastrami, cheddar, bacon, onions, lettuce, tomato, hot sauce and thousand island dressing (I skip the dressing)—and it’s amazing. It’s the kind of sandwich you eat when you are starving … or when you just want something amazing when you are enjoying a …

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Sloppy Joes Recipe

Sloppy Joes Recipe

Some days, I just don’t know what to make for dinner. Don’t you have days like that? You know, where it’s all just too much and urge to order takeout becomes too hard to fend off. And sometimes, you bend under the pressure and just order something. But, I have found that when I am …

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Blue Cheese Stuffed Burgers

Blue Cheese Stuffed Burgers

Give your burgers a fun makeover by stuffing them with sharp, creamy blue cheese. These Blue Cheese Stuffed Burgers are juicy perfection. It was a steamy, hot day today. It was one of those days where you just don’t know what to do with yourself. The kids and I ran errands, took a walk (what …

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