Other Panini Grill Recipes

Quick Tip: Grilled Brie with Honey and Toasted Pecans

November 29, 2012
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‘Tis the season for potlucks and other get-togethers so here’s another Quick Tip: an incredibly easy, crowd-pleasing appetizer you can toss together in 10 minutes flat – Grilled Brie with Honey and Toasted Pecans. Simply grill a 1/2 pound wheel of Brie right on the panini press until it’s melted and oozy, then serve it […]

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Quick Tip: Panini-Grill Your Bacon!

October 2, 2012
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I’ve got a quick tip to share with you guys today – grill your bacon on the panini maker! I’ve been cooking bacon like this all summer long, it even beats the oven method, if you ask me (and I’ve been swearing by that approach for years). It couldn’t be simpler: just heat the grill, […]

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Panini-Grilled Chicken Teriyaki

September 17, 2012
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As I looked over my list of recipes to photograph last weekend for my panini press cookbook that’s coming out next year, the Chicken Teriyaki recipe jumped up in my priority order. I was still craving Japanese food after an amazing date night dinner Mike and I had at Katsuya in San Diego’s Gaslamp District. The […]

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Grilled Cheese Panzanella Salad…and More Cooking on TV!

July 15, 2012
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Summer is usually a time when I relax a bit but things couldn’t be busier around here! In between wrapping up my cookbook manuscript, shuttling my two little kids around to their camps and swim lessons and judging two dessert competitions at the San Diego County Fair (ok, that wasn’t so difficult) I also managed […]

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Grilled Tortilla Chips with Grilled Tomatillo Guacamole

January 24, 2012
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It was a happy accident that I ended up making tortilla chips on the panini maker. I was actually grilling tostadas when I noticed how crisp the tortillas got from just a little oil on both sides and 90 seconds on the grill. I essentially had one big circular chip. So I cut a tortilla […]

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Grilled Angel Food Cake with Lemon Curd

January 2, 2012
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Happy New Year, everyone! I hope you had a great time over the holidays. Mine were spent relaxing, eating and catching up with a whole lot of family, which is my favorite way to celebrate (really!). I thought I’d kick off 2012 with putting something a little on the lighter side on the panini maker […]

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Grilled Pears with Honey-Whipped Greek Yogurt and Toasted Almonds

November 28, 2011
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I hope you all had a wonderful Thanksgiving last week! After a big feasting holiday lighter desserts like these Grilled Pears with Honey-Whipped Greek Yogurt and Toasted Almonds really start to appeal to me. It seriously smells as if someone is stirring up some homemade caramel nearby when fresh pear halves begin to sear on […]

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A Panini Press Thanksgiving…Grilled Pumpkin Pie

November 15, 2011
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{I’m making an entire Thanksgiving feast on the panini maker! Here’s Part 4 of the series: Grilled Pumpkin Pie.} You knew I’d figure out some way to conclude my Panini Press Thanksgiving with a traditional dessert. For me, it’s not Thanksgiving without pumpkin pie. I experimented with grilling an actual mini pie on the panini […]

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A Panini Press Thanksgiving…Grilled Acorn Squash with Cranberry-Ginger Maple Syrup

November 14, 2011

{I’m making an entire Thanksgiving feast on the panini maker! Here’s Part 3 of the series: Grilled Acorn Squash with Cranberry-Ginger Maple Syrup.} When I first started brainstorming ideas for Thanksgiving dishes I could prepare on a panini press, this one was actually the first to pop to mind. It’s the simplest of all the dishes I’m […]

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A Panini Press Thanksgiving…Grilled Smashed Potatoes

November 10, 2011
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{I’m making an entire Thanksgiving feast on the panini maker! Here’s Part 2 of the series: Grilled Smashed Potatoes.} It was about four years ago at a Tom Douglas restaurant called Lola, located in the lobby of a Seattle hotel. We’d just checked in for the start of our babymoon. On the server’s recommendation my […]

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