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Grilled Jarlsberg with Shaved Asparagus and Arugula Pesto + Grilled Cheese Kit Giveaway!

April 25, 2012
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My sisters and I would always urge our mom to start at the deli when we accompanied her to the supermarket growing up. Actually, we referred to it “The delicatessen!”,  another one of those words (like “pocketbook”, “dungarees” and “tunafish”) that my family brought over to California from New York. Whatever you want to call […]

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Grilled Duck Breast Club Panini

March 19, 2012
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If you overheard a triumphant yelp coming from my kitchen yesterday afternoon that was me, elated over the fact that I finally figured out how to grill duck breast on the panini maker with crispy skin! It practically became a mission. I grilled duck breast after duck breast – skin side up, skin side down, high […]

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Chicken, Brie, Fig & Arugula Panini

March 5, 2012
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It wasn’t quite the family bonding experience I usually look forward to. Ten days of the flu…our entire household. There is a very good reason they give shots for this (and, yes, we had ours) – it’s no fun at all if you get it. I can’t remember if I’d ever had the flu before […]

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Grilled Peach Salad with Toasted Pecans, Blue Cheese and Honey Balsamic Syrup

August 14, 2011
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I’m starting to come around on salads. Historically, I haven’t been much of a salad person but this summer we’ve been enjoying them for dinner at least once a week. Salads, I’ve finally realized, hold more possibilities than just convenient leafy receptacles for all the items I’m looking to clear from the refrigerator crisper. I […]

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Caesar Shrimp & Arugula Panini (+ Panini Express Cookbook Giveaway!)

December 17, 2009
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I was doing a little holiday shopping in Williams-Sonoma last week and couldn’t help but take a looksie over at their panini-related offerings (got to keep up with what’s out there!). They were promoting a cookbook called Panini Express: 70 Delicious Recipes Hot Off the Press. I picked it up, and as I leafed through […]

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Red Dragon, Roast Beef & Arugula Panini Recipe

June 30, 2008

Red Dragon, with its robust cheddar, mustard and ale flavors, would make a fantastic grilled cheese sandwich on its own (read my “review” of this great cheese!).  In fact, I broiled a few open-faced ones for breakfast last week!  But since the point of my Cheese, Please! series is not only to find great cheeses […]

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