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Grilled Asparagus & Prosciutto Panini

June 3, 2013
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{I first posted these Grilled Asparagus, Prosciutto and Mozzarella Panini in March 2009, now updated with a new-and-improved photo!} Before I started making panini on a regular basis it never would have occurred to me to insert something long, skinny and roly-poly like asparagus into a sandwich. But some of the folks I Twitter with […]

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Grilled Ratatouille Panini + Pesto Giveaway!

July 12, 2011
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It’s not usually my style to wrap up my food in little bows, but today I’m making an exception for a few practical reasons. Not only do these Grilled Ratatouille Panini taste even better once the flavors of the grilled summer vegetables, fresh mozzarella and pesto have had the chance to mix and mingle a […]

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Prosciutto, Pesto & Fresh Mozzarella Panini

May 12, 2011
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Writing The Encyclopedia of Sandwiches gave my friend, Susan Russo of Food Blogga, the opportunity to comb the country – even the world – to catalog every sandwich imaginable. The recipes in this cute square-shaped book are alphabetized from A to Z (actually, to W – there doesn’t appear to be any sandwiches in the […]

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Roasted Tomatoes, Fresh Mozzarella & Basil Panini

February 24, 2011

This is my second in a series of posts on Panini Happy that are sponsored by Panera Bread. Remember those lovely Slow-Roasted Tomatoes I shared yesterday? Here’s the very first thing I made with them: Roasted Tomatoes, Fresh Mozzarella & Basil Panini on ciabatta. It’s a can’t-miss classic - the sandwich version of an Italian caprese […]

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Sopressata Panini (The Best Sandwich I Never Had)

January 17, 2011
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As my husband and I were contemplating which favorite sandwiches we would contribute to my upcoming Panini Happy Guides to Great Sandwiches, we remembered one in particular…a hot sopressata sandwich with mozzarella and pesto from our babymoon trip three years ago. An amazing sandwich that I never actually got a chance to try myself. Once […]

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Homemade Fresh Mozzarella + Cheesemaking Kit Giveaway!

July 13, 2010
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It was just a matter of time before I tried to make my own cheese on this blog. There are few things more satisfying to me than making something from scratch with my own two hands. I guess that’s why I was also drawn to activities like knitting, sewing, painting, carpentry – and, of course, […]

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Peach Caprese Panini

July 8, 2010
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You know the classic caprese, right? Ripe red tomatoes, fresh mozzarella and basil – it’s one of my favorite combinations, for a salad or panini. How about a caprese using fresh summer peaches? The flavor affinities are all there. According to The Flavor Bible (which I often consult in new taste situations such as this […]

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Pulled BBQ Chicken Panini

June 8, 2010
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In the world of pop music, the remix is often better than the original. When it comes to the panini on this blog, the same holds true. My tastes haven’t necessarily changed that much over the years, but the more I learn about food the more I find my philosophies about it are evolving. Take, […]

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Peaches & Bacon Panini

July 12, 2009
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I’m back! It’s been a little while since I grilled new panini for you guys. Or, more accurately, it’s been a trimester!  We’re thrilled to be expecting our next little one in January. I’m happy to report I’m finally moving out of the “total exhaustion” stage on into “pretty tired.” Now that the thought of […]

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