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Growing up, the only thing worse than finding tunafish in my lunchbox was finding egg salad there. And the real problem was that I (and everyone else) knew it was there even before I opened my lunch. (Such is the problem of potent-smelling sandwiches when you’re a kid!) So believe me when I tell you
When I think of a picnic, I always think of fried chicken, macaroni and cheese, potato salad, some kind of cooked greens, iced tea, and a big chocolate cake. I realize that this sounds very Southern, which is odd to me because I’m from New York…and I can’t ever remember having a picnic like this
A couple years ago, Mike and I were at a pretty spiffy hotel in New York City; one morning Mike had to leave early for a meeting. I was debating between a workout, bubble bath, and breakfast. Being in New York and being the bagel-lover that I am, breakfast won out. There were a couple
Grilled cheese, the iconic American sandwich, is a favorite of most kids growing up and never stops being comfort food, even to adults. Crisp and buttery outside and gooey with melted cheese inside, it’s the perfect sandwich, even in its most basic form. I grew up on American cheese-grilled cheese sandwiches, usually paired with tomato
I don’t remember the first (edible) recipe I ever made, but I remember what it was for my brother: grilled cheese. He was about 10 and home alone for the first time. Of course, despite orders not to, he cooked for himself. My mom said she got home and he ran over to her, saying
Photo (taken by yours truly) of Spiced Shawarma Chicken from my cookbook, An Edible Mosaic: Middle Eastern Fare with Extraordinary Flair. If you’ve been reading my blog for a while you know that Mike and I are serious shawarma people.
It’s a fact; the messiest sandwiches always taste the best. (If you just took another look at the picture above and thought that this sandwich must taste amazing then, you are right!) It’s messy, delicious and healthy, and it really doesn’t get any better than this.
With all the amazing looking grilled cheese recipes that have been floating around the internet recently you probably know that April is National Grilled Cheese month. I had no idea that such a thing existed until the lovely Jo-Lynne (of Musings of a Housewife) asked me if I wanted to create a grilled cheese recipe
One of the things about having a food blog is that I try to make as many new dishes as possible. Which is good in the sense that Mike and I are always trying new recipes, but bad in the sense that when a meal is good, we don’t get to enjoy it as often