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Sandwiches

Homemade Pickles and Tuna Egg Salad Sandwiches

Homemade Pickles and Tuna Egg Salad Sandwiches

  I’m a tough sell when it comes to pickles.  They can’t be too briny, sitting long in their salty, vinegary bath until they’re a uniform green through and through.    There has to be a garlicky brightness in their flavor, and a decent crunch […]

Pork Meatball Banh Mi

Pork Meatball Banh Mi

I think I’m the last person on the planet who has had the Vietnamese sandwich, banh mi, added to her food radar. The first time I saw anything about them was in one of my food magazines about a year ago. Anything with bright veggies […]

Pulled Pork Sandwiches

Pulled Pork Sandwiches

              It’s the busy season for my husband so that means dinner is later with each passing week.  There is no complaint from me because I’ve gotten used to it over the last many years — and I’m not […]

Sliders and Bratwurst are Quick Game Day Food

Sliders and Bratwurst are Quick Game Day Food

It’s Friday, and much of the food world seems to be focused on one thing:  Super Bowl food. Okay, so maybe not, but I had to start this somewhere, right? Maybe it would be more accurate to say 50% of us use it as an […]

Panini with Chicken, Pesto & Heirloom Tomatoes

Panini with Chicken, Pesto & Heirloom Tomatoes

I celebrated yet another birthday this past week — mine.  And although I’ve heard that many women don’t enjoy receiving gifts that have anything to do with kitchens, I’m not one of those women.  To be fair, I’ve worked this out over the years knowing […]