Sandwiches/Wraps/Flatbread

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Breakfast Pizza for #PizzaWeek

21 comments April 8, 2014

My very first job was at a frozen yogurt shop in the mall. I was 15. I got fired after three months because the owners accused me of stealing money […]

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Meatball Sliders

17 comments January 21, 2014

So, now you have all those meatballs. Whatcha gonna do with them? Serve them with spaghetti? Freeze them for later? …Or make some sliders? Ya, let’s go with that. Seeing […]

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Roasted Apples, Brie, and Pecan Panini (and The Ultimate Panini Press Cookbook Giveaway)

56 comments September 10, 2013

Sandwiches are my life. Want something quick and easy? Make a sandwich. Too tired to prepare a full meal for dinner? Make a sandwich. Taking the kids to the park? […]

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Lemony Herb Tuna Melts with Fontina

11 comments July 24, 2013

Some urban legends for ya: Mr. Rogers was a Navy Seal, eating Pop Rocks candy and then drinking Coke will cause stomach damage, and Walt Disney arranged for his body […]

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(Copycat) Chipotle Steak Burrito

24 comments July 22, 2013

I was first introduced to Chipotle by my friend Dina, when we were both living in Minnesota. My love was immediate. We would meet there once a month or so […]

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Hawaiian Grilled Chicken Sandwiches

12 comments July 17, 2013

I’m a sucker for any dish with “Hawaiian” in the name. Chances are it’s going to involve pineapple juice and brown sugar, so what’s not to love? After raving about […]

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Cherry Pizza with Herbed Mascarpone and Arugula

11 comments May 24, 2013

I’m not a big fruit eating person if it’s in its natural state, like a whole banana, whole orange, whole apple, etc. (Unless, of course, I’m at a party. And […]

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Open-Faced Tuna and Egg Salad with Kettle Chips

200 comments May 20, 2013

Say what you will about crazy Californians, you just can’t beat the weather. Some people embrace snow and winter sports, but that was never for me. I’m a much happier […]

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Grilled Peach and Coppa Pizza

8 comments May 15, 2013

Please say I can start posting recipes off the grill! I’m dying over here with so many I want to share! I’ll try not to inundate you, but let’s ease […]

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Bacon Jam Panini with Fontina and Spinach

18 comments January 16, 2013

Everyone said, “she’ll never use it – it’s heavy. It’s bulky. It takes up too much space. She’ll get bored with it. It will just collect dust. I’d put money […]

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Broiled Avocado with Cayenne, Lime, and Parmesan

10 comments October 4, 2012

You know it’s hot when you walk outside and there is a sea of dead worms on your sidewalk. Everyone is still watering their lawns here, so the worms escape […]

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Dill Pickle Sloppy Joe Grilled Cheese

13 comments September 6, 2012

Over here, anything with dill pickles gets our attention. Close attention. Sometimes gazing off into space, deep in thought of how good it’s going to taste. This and this are […]

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Alfredo Pizza with Roma Tomatoes

5 comments August 16, 2012

The truth about food blogging: it’s a lot of work. Some bloggers make it look so easy, with their endless eye-popping photos and effortless words that flow off the page. […]

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Video: OXO 3-in-1 Avocado Slicer (Garden Mini Bagel with Scallion Cream)

59 comments July 24, 2012

Once Paul insinuated that Captain Crunch and Frosted Flakes were probably not allowed during our 21 day no junk food challenge, I had to get more creative with breakfast and […]

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Video: OXO Corn Stripper (Garden Pizza with Grilled Corn, Feta, and Balsamic)

32 comments July 17, 2012

There’s an independent pizza joint down the street from us that serves up really good whole wheat crust and super fresh toppings. Non-traditional type pizza, some with an unusual mix […]

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Grilled Chicken and Pineapple Quesadillas

9 comments July 12, 2012

Up until recently, I’ve never been very eager to buy fresh pineapple. Not because I don’t like it, but because it’s sort of a pain to deal with. (Very similar […]

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Tomato and Basil Tart

8 comments June 14, 2012

“Schoooooool’s out…for summmah!” (Man, remember when parents thought Alice Cooper was dangerous? A bad influence? Pffft. Today, he’d be considered an angel.) Anyhoodle… it’s officially summer break for us. And […]

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Strawberry and Goat Cheese Flatbread with Balsamic Syrup

18 comments May 3, 2012

There are many days as a stay-at-home-mom that time stands still. Pretend tea party? Another game of Old Maid? Hide and Seek. Again. Ugh. And while Daddy can whip up […]

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Roasted Grapes with Thyme, Fresh Ricotta, & Grilled Bread

9 comments April 20, 2012

You saved your leftover 1/2 cup ricotta from Tuesday, right? No? It was just too good not to finish up, huh? I understand. Well, make some more! You must. Because […]