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Broccoli Cheddar Panini …plus Win SIGNED Pioneer Woman Holiday Cookbooks!

November 20, 2013
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I have about a handful of “kitchen kindred spirits” and my friend Ree Drummond (aka The Pioneer Woman) is one of them. Virtually every time she shares a recipe on her blog (or Food Network show, or cookbooks!) it’s a dish I not only want to eat (like, right away), but I also want to […]

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Cheddar, Fig Jam and Rosemary Candied Pecan Panini

September 17, 2013
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Well, that was quite a week! The Ultimate Panini Press Cookbook debuted as the #1 grilling cookbook on Amazon (all right, after Labor Day maybe that’s not all that hard to do, but still – #1!) thanks in large part to all of you, so THANK YOU for your incredible support. Today’s Cheddar, Fig Jam […]

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Cheddar, Manchego and Sundried Tomato Pesto Grilled Cheese

April 18, 2013
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I made Cheddar, Manchego and Sundried Tomato Pesto Grilled Cheese on a bit of a whim (although grilled cheese at my house is never entirely unexpected :-)). Sometimes interesting things result when you open the fridge and explore a little. A little jar of sundried tomato pesto caught my eye and I immediately thought of […]

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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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Kale, Grilled Garlic and Cheddar Panini

January 9, 2013
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Is it too soon post-New Year’s for something indulgent like grilled cheese? I didn’t think so either. No two ways around it, these Kale, Grilled Garlic and Cheddar Panini are grilled cheese sandwiches. But they are also vehicles for a lot of healthy, nutrient-rich kale (which, by the way, even my children managed to allow […]

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Honey Walnut-Crusted Aged Cheddar Panini…and Scenes from Seattle

June 18, 2012
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  You need the moody backdrop of a brisk, misty, gray Seattle day to truly appreciate an amazing grilled cheese sandwich, I’ve come to realize. Trudging through the bustling, crowded stalls of Pike Place Market during the Saturday afternoon rush last weekend with my new friend Christie from Pepper Lynn, I saw a beacon of […]

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Chips and Guacamole Grilled Cheese + Q & A with Laura Werlin

April 23, 2012
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  When you ask a cheese expert like Laura Werlin – a grilled cheese expert, no less – to share one of her favorite grilled cheese recipes, you gotta be ready for something pretty unbelievable. The James Beard award-winning author immediately suggested her Chips and Guacamole Grilled Cheese: smooth-melting Colby and Jack cheeses, dotted with tangy […]

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Big Game Week: Pastrami and Aged Cheddar Football Panini

January 30, 2012
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It’s that time of year again – Big Game Panini Week! Each year I create sandwiches in honor of each of the teams playing in the Super Bowl. A reader, Joanne, suggested on the Panini Happy Facebook community that since this year’s matchup between the New York Giants and the New England Patriots is a […]

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Cheddar and Apple Butter Panini with Rosemary Candied Pecans

December 14, 2011
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I don’t know exactly how many panini recipes I’ve posted featuring cheddar and apples (four come to mind) but it’s got to be one of my favorite combinations. I couldn’t help but come up with yet one more once I read this Rosemary Apple Butter Grilled Cheese post on Framed Cooks. The addition of fragrant, […]

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Super Bowl(TM) Panini: Grilled Beer & Cheese

February 2, 2011
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Okay, Packers fans – thanks for indulging my Pittsburgh-themed panini earlier this week. This next one is for you! When I asked the Panini Happy Facebook fans for sandwich suggestions to represent Green Bay, naturally beer and cheese came to many people’s minds. It’s a classic Wisconsin pairing. As I explored different ideas for how […]

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