donut sammies and coffee dip July 17

Donut Chicken Snackers with Coffee Sauce

THE SANDWICH: Dude: It’s Donut Chicken Snackers with Coffee Dipping Sauce. THE INSPIRATION: The lavender cake donuts at Doughnut Plant — so. damn. good. Also, I made the coffee sauce with a BBQ bent to it, because I’m already looking forward to next year’s Big Apple BBQ! THE INGREDIENTS: Lavender cake donuts — Get these at Doughnut […]

20130526-134213.jpg July 15

Summer Slaw for Sandwiches

Humidity is bumming me out right now. So I’m revisiting a Summer Slaw I whipped up last year — it’s terrific on burgers, hot dogs and steak sandwiches, and can easily carry a sandwich on its own. (Bonus: It’s vegan!) This slaw is juicy, crisp and refreshing. Plus, you can sub in whatever fruits are the freshest […]

al fresco sammy crop 2 July 11

Peachy Picnic Sliders

The Sandwich Surprise: Easy peasy Fresh Peach and Honey Lavender Goat Cheese Sliders. The Inspiration: Eating al fresco — the theme for July’s Let’s Lunch gathering — which, to me, means reveling in summer’s fresh-picked fruits and herbs. And this is a picnic sammy you can easily prep outdoors. No cooking necessary! The Ingredients: Small organic whole wheat/white rolls: You can, of […]

IMG_4635 June 27

Sweet & Savory Bacon Bites!

THE SANDWICH: This one’s perfect—and easy!—for the bacon lovers in your life: Balsamic Glazed Bacon with Fresh Basil on Sweet Dinner Rolls. THE INSPIRATION: “I might do a five-day bacon cleanse.” My genius sister, Diana, said this last week over dinner at Bubby’s. THE INGREDIENTS: Organic uncured bacon Balsamic glaze — I used Acetum Blaze, which […]

jalapeño-tuna sammy with romaine June 24

No-Mayo Spicy Tuna Salad!

THE SANDWICH: An open face No-Mayo Spicy Tuna Salad Sandwich. THE INSPIRATION:An ex-boyfriend’s super simple, go-to tuna salad recipe. THE INGREDIENTS: Store-bought organic English muffins 2 cans of albacore tuna packed in water — I think my ex’s original recipe involved olive oil, so while I don’t use it in my version, feel free to use albacore packed in […]

world cup 1 hot dogs 2 June 20

USA World Cup Hot Dogs!

THE SANDWICH: USA World Cup Hot Dog on homemade buns with Red, White & Blue Relish THE INSPIRATION: Sunday’s USA vs. Portugal match in the Group of Death.   (I love how the caxirolas, which are the red, blue and green things that sound like maracas when you shake them, look like alien cyclops ready to get down […]

3 ingredient pepper flake sammy June 17

Keep It Simple Sammy!

THE SANDWICH: The KISS sandwich a.k.a. the Keep It Simple Sammy: Butter-less Cougar Gold Grilled Cheese with Fennel Seeds or Red Pepper Flakes THE INSPIRATION: The three-ingredient theme for Let’s Lunch* in, um, April. (I just got around to posting it today.) THE INGREDIENTS — JUST THREE! White bread — I had a loaf of the Master Boule recipe by […]

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