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Stuffed Cinnamon French Toast and Berries with Orange Cream Sauce

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What could be a better gift for Mom than Stuffed Cinnamon French Toast and Berries with Orange Cream Sauce served in bed? Add a flower in a vase and coffee or tea, whichever is her favorite, and you have a memorable Mother’s Day. The Berries with Orange Cream Sauce was a post from 3 years . . . → Read More: Stuffed Cinnamon French Toast and Berries with Orange Cream Sauce

Kalua Pork Sliders

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Several years ago we went to went to the Epcot Wine and Food Expo. I have to admit I came away with quite a few ideas, some of which I have already shared. The Kalua Pork Sliders were one we went back to several times. Although inspired by this recipe, I have simplified it. Pulled . . . → Read More: Kalua Pork Sliders

Bacon Fried Pastrami with Cumin Honey Coleslaw

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My LA son, Eric, first alerted me to a PLT – a bacon fried pastrami, tomato and lettuce sandwich. So one day I decided to have those with my cumin honey coleslaw. What a supper, I thought – Bacon Fried Pastrami with Cumin Honey Coleslaw on the side. But as I was going along making . . . → Read More: Bacon Fried Pastrami with Cumin Honey Coleslaw

The Hot Brown

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I became intrigued with the Hot Brown, an open face sandwich after seeing them on the food network.com show “Throwdown with Bobby Flay”. I had seen mention of them before but not really been interested. I think the Hot Brown story was as intriguing as the sandwich. I also thought it is a great way . . . → Read More: The Hot Brown

Buffalo Chicken in Pita Pockets

Super Bowl has become a national event where football and food meet. But whatever is served it needs to be “watcher friendly”. Nobody wants to take their eyes off the screen less they miss THE PLAY!!! Pita pockets fit this category to a tee as they keep the contents totally contained unlike a sandwich.

With . . . → Read More: Buffalo Chicken in Pita Pockets

Gyroburgers, Greek Relish and Zucchini Fries

Recently my favorite Greek Gyro shop closed. It was a sad day for me. This highly seasoned beef and lamb treat served on a pita bread is so messy to eat but so good, I gladly stand in line to get it. With lettuce falling everywhere and tatziki sauce dripping off my hands, I would . . . → Read More: Gyroburgers, Greek Relish and Zucchini Fries

Lemony Chicken Three Ways

Please see the March 10, 2011 blog for how to photos.

Super simple Lemony Chicken is a cook’s delight that keeps giving and giving. Marinated in a simple mixture of lemon juice, lemon zest, garlic, a bit of sugar and cayenne pepper it yields sandwiches, entrées and salads. By marinating more than what’s needed for . . . → Read More: Lemony Chicken Three Ways

Lemony Chicken Three ways

Super simple Lemony Chicken is a cook’s delight that keeps giving and giving. Marinated in a simple mixture of lemon juice, lemon zest, garlic, a bit of sugar and cayenne pepper it yields sandwiches, entrées and salads. By marinating more than what’s needed for a single meal, it can be used in a variety of . . . → Read More: Lemony Chicken Three ways

GYRO BURGERS

GYRO BURGERS

Long ago I fell in love with Gyro’s (pronounced year-o’s for those in the know). I was sure it had something to do with my Balkan heritage, but then my husband (English and German) and sons went nuts over them also. When our favorite gyro shop closed up, I had . . . → Read More: GYRO BURGERS

Green Eggs and Bacon Sandwich

Per Sandwich

3 to 4 strips of bacon 1 hardboiled egg 1/4 small, ripe avocado salt and pepper 1 teaspoon mayonnaise, optional 1 small tomato, thinly sliced 1 to 2 slices pepperjack cheese 2 to 3 spinach leaves 1 Croissant or Hoagie bun

My favorite way to cook bacon to a crispy turn . . . → Read More: Green Eggs and Bacon Sandwich

Bacon, Tomato and Pepperjack Cheese Sandwich

Toasted Cheese Revisited

Who doesn’t remember toasted cheese sandwiches with American cheese and tomato soup out of a can? Forget childhood – it’s an all time favorite for any age, any time. But there is always room to add another favorite. How about bacon, tomato and pepperjack cheese? Don’t let this go by without a . . . → Read More: Bacon, Tomato and Pepperjack Cheese Sandwich

Green Eggs and Bacon Sandwich

Per Sandwich

3 to 4 strips of bacon 1 hardboiled egg 1/4 small, ripe avocado salt and pepper 1 teaspoon mayonnaise, optional 1 small tomato, thinly sliced 1 to 2 slices pepperjack cheese 2 to 3 spinach leaves 1 Croissant or Hoagie bun

My favorite way to cook bacon to a crispy turn . . . → Read More: Green Eggs and Bacon Sandwich