Breakfast

Bacon, Egg and Cheddar English Muffin Panini

March 5, 2013
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There’s not a lot you can do to improve on a classic bacon, egg, and cheese breakfast sandwich on an English muffin. It’s pretty perfect, if you ask me – a savory, handheld meal in itself. My vacation breakfast go-to, for sure. I did come up with an improvement, though…

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Granola-Crusted Pear and Almond Butter Panini

September 5, 2012
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I may be posting a recipe for Granola-Crusted Pear and Almond Butter Panini but that doesn’t mean that I’m ready for it to be autumn yet. Because I’m not. And it’s not. Despite all of the “end of summer” Labor Day declarations I saw on Monday and the 6-foot light-up Christmas snowmen available for sale at […]

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Avocado-Bacon Toasts

May 21, 2012
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  Thank you guys so much for all of your kind words about my upcoming cookbook. And for all of you who signed up to be recipe testers, I will be in touch shortly – get those grills ready! Today I wanted to share one of my new favorite treats for breakfast or lunch – […]

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Strawberry, Banana & Nutella Panini

March 30, 2011
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When I was six years old my best friend’s family went away to Switzerland for several months. When she returned, the sandwiches her mom made for us on playdates at her house were upgraded to include an exciting new chocolate frosting-like ingredient. I could hardly believe we were allowed to have it. It came from […]

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Bacon Breakfast Burritos

March 3, 2010
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I love the Panini Happy family. It’s not just me in my home office typing on a computer. There are a whole bunch of you out there who are grilling along with me, suggesting new combinations and bringing up interesting ideas and opportunities. Today’s Bacon Breakfast Burritos recipe was inspired by one reader’s comment…and it’s […]

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Ham, Egg & Cheddar Breakfast Crepes

February 12, 2010
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One of the perks of Valentine’s Day falling on a weekend this year is the opportunity to make a special breakfast for the three valentines in my life – my dear husband, delightful two-year old daughter and cuddly new 7-week old son. Well, that last one doesn’t really get to enjoy any, but it’s the […]

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Smoked Salmon Bagel Panini Recipe

March 30, 2008
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If you enjoy a good bagel right out of the toaster, you’re going to love a freshly grilled bagel panini sandwich! This new twist on the traditional bagel and lox is a bright and flavorful way to dress up your breakfast or lunch plate. With the tops and bottoms removed, the bagels crisp up nicely […]

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Egg & Bacon French Toast Panini Recipe

March 6, 2008

You can easily pull this indulgently-delicious breakfast sandwich together for yourself in under 15 minutes with ingredients you probably already have in the kitchen. French toast made with a hint of sweet maple syrup is grilled on the panini press and then filled with a two-egg omelet and smoky bacon. Any guilty feelings will quickly […]

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