December 31

Most Popular Sandwich Surprises of 2013

Happy Happy, internets! Five more hours until 2014, and my boyfriend and I are holed up, waiting for the Seamless guy to drop off some Spice Thai. Before our countdown to Miley begins, here are the top 5 most-clicked-on Sandwich Surprise posts of 2013: 5. CHEESY CREAMED CORN FRITTATA WITH BACON SANDWICHES: I have to thank […]

December 22

JetBlue Sammy Surprise!

I got an early Xmas present on my flight to Florida: a seatmate named Sammy, a 30-pound King Charles lovebug. She and I cuddled up for a nap. What a sweet Sammy Surprise to cap off 2013. Happy holidays, everyone!

December 13

Edible Holiday Decorations: Ornament Sandwiches!

Holiday season, Let’s Lunch-style, means it’s time for a festive, new topic: edible decorations. I wasn’t sure how to keep it sandwich-themed, but then, voilà . . . ornament sammies! I made the ornaments and baguette out of homemade maple-flavored marshmallow fondant, and MacGyvered the details using edible silver dust, mini candy canes and colored sprinkles. This week’s […]

November 15

Sausage (or Steak) & Egg Popovers!

I’m a sucker for popovers. They’re super simple to make, and they’ll happily go whatever way you want them to — sweet (strawberry jam! maple butter!), savory (scrambled eggs!) or both (fig spread and cheddar!). Yum. This time, I went savory, filling it with a mini sausage, gruyere and dill omelette: For the popovers, I […]

November 07

Honey Pecan Almond Cheesecake Sammy Bites

Ahhh, Thanksgiving. I cannot wait another three weeks for the holiday deliciousness to ensue. Luckily, it’s Let’s Lunch Friday*, and our theme this month is food we love to share with family and friends, so I baked up a Turkey Day preview: my secret almond cheesecake recipe. I came up with the recipe over years of […]

October 31

Halloween Surprise! Los Pollos Hermanos Tortas

Happy Halloween, bitch! Yep, since this is my costume this year . . . . . .  today’s Sandwich Surprise is a tribute to Breaking Bad  (RIP): a Los Pollos Hermanos-inspired torta. In honor of Gustavo Fring’s “piquant” and “zesty” Chilean fried chicken made for a Mexican clientele, I filled  tortillas with shredded spicy fried chicken and melted Monterey Jack, […]

October 11

The Breakfast Club Sammy, The Edible Version

I chose the theme for this month’s Let’s Lunch* post, and it’s all about guilty pleasures. (Click here to jump down to everyone’s drool-worthy treats, like Mars Bars Slices and biscuits and gravy!) With Halloween — my favorite holiday — nigh, I thought it was time to bust out a sandwich with candy, a big-time guilty pleasure, […]