Egg Salad Sandwich

Let’s face it, there is nothing liked a really good egg salad sandwich.  It’s the only sandwich, that I don’t mind having on white bread.  Sometimes the simplest things are what hit the spot.   Egg Salad Sandwich Serves 4 12 extra-large eggs 1/3 cup good mayonnaise 2 tsp whole-grain mustard 1 Tbs minced fresh […]

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  February 27, 2012   4 comments

In-N-Out Burger

I’m not much of a hamburger fan, but In-N-Out Burger does it for me.  I think it’s the best fast food burger anywhere hands down.  In-N-Out Burger is a West Coast institution. One reason why they are so successful is because they have  kept their menu very simple. There are only four food items on the […]

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  February 10, 2012   4 comments

Grilled Ham and Gruyère

Jambon grillé et gruyère avec un verre de vin blanc s’il vous plaît One of my favorite Parisian lunches in any café in Paris is a grilled ham and cheese sandwich. Use thick slices of really good sandwich bread or baguette and thick slices of Le Gruyère . The bread should cook up crusty and toasty, and the cheese should […]

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  February 7, 2012   No comments

Muffuletta Sandwich

moof-fuh-LEHT-tuh or moo-foo-LE-ta These sandwiches can be found all over New Orleans from delis to pool halls and the corner grocery stores. It is an Sicilian sandwich that consists of a round loaf of bread (about 10 inches across) filled with Italian salami, olive salad, cheese, Italian ham, and freshly minced garlic. The key ingredient […]

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  September 1, 2011   1 comment

Tuna Salad

Elevating the Can… A friend of mine, Lora, asked me for a “not the run of the mill” tuna salad recipe. I found this one, which got many spectacular reviews. It’s certainly got a “grab bag” of ingredients. The secret is the curry and Parmesan cheese! Odd combinations but this makes a terrific tuna sandwich! […]

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  May 2, 2011   1 comment

Shrimp Po’boy with Spicy Ketchup

Preserving New Orleans Culture, One Po’Boy at a Time  Don’t you wish you were in New Orleans right now?   I’m actually glad I’m not, I hate crowds!  My greatest Mardi Gras memory is watching my Dad and Uncle trying to get the Mardi Gras beads out of my cousin’s nose with a flashlight! Anyway, what’s […]

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  February 16, 2010   No comments

Monte Cristo Sandwich

The History of the Monte Cristo Sandwich Where in earth did this sandwich come from? I remember eating it as a child when we went out to eat. My friend, Brady, just took my daughter, Grace, to Disneyland for her birthday. They were there from 10 am until it closed at 11:30 pm! One of […]

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  February 3, 2010   No comments