pickles sammy 3 September 19

Spicy Pickles & Pork Sammy

The Sandwich Surprise: Fall is a terrific time for Spicy Pickles & Pork on a Sesame Basil Roll. The Inspiration: I love pickles (especially hot, sour ones) and anything involving vinegar and fermentation, so I declared it the theme for this month’s Let’s Lunch. (Check out everyone’s briny dill-ights here.) Also, Le Bernardin’s bread basket includes […]

IMG_5242 August 31

Peri-Peri Chicken Sandwiches — a.k.a. The 5 Seconds of Sammy

THE SANDWICH: The 5 Seconds of Sammy with 5Sauce! THE INSPIRATION: This sandwich is perfect for Labor Day, because it’s a tribute to 5 Seconds of Summer, a pop-punk band whose name pretty much sums up what the holiday is all about. The fab four from Australia* — Calum Hood, Ashton Irwin, Luke Hemmings and […]

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 […]

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