The Perfect Grilled Cheese


I’ve had a lot of time to contemplate and practice making grilled cheese sandwiches this week. I stayed home sick from work all week and mainly ate toast and grilled cheese. I had no taste so I didn’t want to waste my food/meals/calories on something new or super tasty. Plus I had zero energy to…

Breakfast Bagel Grilled Cheese Sandwiches


I may have bitten off a little more than I could chew by constructing this sandwich both literally (in that I could only eat about half) and figuratively (there was way too much going on in this sandwich!). If I could do it all over again I would probably removed the spinach and tomato and…

Bagel Grilled Cheese Sandwiches


I wanted to name this post “How to re-purpose office bagels” which is exactly what I did with a bagel I snatched from the office Friday afternoon. Have I ever explained how entirely selfish I am when it comes to food? One, you would think I grew up in the depression era the way I…

Prime Rib and Mashed Potato Panini


I’ve found one of the best ways to use leftover ingredients after a holiday is to make a pot pie, a stew, or a sandwich. ingredients. your favorite artisan bread, sliced (I bought Como Loaf from Grand Central Bakery) mayonnaise sliced cheese (I used Beecher’s Flagship cheese) leftover Prime Rib Roast, sliced very thin leftover Crusted Cream…

Bacon and Artichoke Panini


Last weekend I made Artichoke Dip for my friend Jenna’s holiday party. (Yes, it was a hit and at work on Monday Jenna asked me for the recipe — because everyone wanted it!) My favorite thing to do with leftover Artichoke Dip is to make a Panini. Last time I did this I went vegetarian. But sometimes a…

Pulled Pork and Caramelized Onion Panini


I love making a new recipe out of leftovers. Especially when I’m feeling broke (right after pay-day)! This recipe made use of everything I already had in the house. I just needed to whip up some caramelized onions first. ingredients. leftover BBQ Pulled Pork Caramelized Onions shredded sharp cheddar cheese shredded Gruyère cheese bread butter…

Grilled Cheese and Bacon on Focaccia Bread


What’s a better way to use up day old focaccia bread? I can’t think of anything else besides a three-cheese grilled cheese sandwich (0ther than by adding bacon!).

Spicy Buffalo Chicken Panini with Chipotle Mayo


Considering that I love both buffalo sauce and chipotle mayo, I thought I would try a combination of the two in a sandwich and see what kind of magical flavor explosion would take place in my mouth.