bananas

Waffle Sandwiches…and a Weelicious Giveaway!

September 25, 2012
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I got a new baby niece last week (woo hoo!) and I will soon be sending my sister a copy of my friend Catherine McCord’s wonderful new cookbook for families, Weelicious. Fans of Catherine’s Weelicious.com blog know that she offers fresh, easy, healthy recipes for every stage of childhood – from baby’s first purées to […]

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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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Banana-Stuffed French Toast (on the Panini Grill)

January 9, 2011
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As someone who pulls out her panini maker on a pretty regular basis, I get pretty excited when I stumble across a fun new way to cook with it. Granted, I’ve grilled French toast before, but until yesterday morning I hadn’t ventured to caramelize bananas to stuff inside it and mix up some toasted pecan […]

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Open-Face Ice Cream Sandwiches with Caramelized Bananas and Walnuts

May 14, 2010
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If you were to ask me what’s the very best thing I could think of to make with this Chocolate Bread I’ve been talking about all week, it would go something like this: I’d grill a slice to get it nice and warm and a little bit toasted on the outside. Then I’d mound a […]

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PB & J (and B!) Panini

September 8, 2009
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Would you believe me if I told you this was among the most challenging panini I’ve posted thus far? Before I explain why all the fuss, I’ll first let you in on what you’re looking at. We’ve got homemade peanut butter, homemade strawberry jam (my first jam ever!), and fresh banana grilled on sliced buttery […]

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Homemade Peanut Butter & Caramelized Banana Panini

March 14, 2009
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What is the “ultimate” peanut butter sandwich? I’ve been pondering this question ever since I found out that “Sandwich” was the theme for The Peanut Butter Boy‘s next Great Peanut Butter Exhibition. As a panini blogger, I ought to have a point of view on this, right? Well, here it is: heaps of homemade peanut […]

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