Turkey

Big Game Week: Turkey, Bacon and Swiss Panini

January 28, 2013
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Longtime readers of Panini Happy could already predict what’s happening on the blog this week – it’s my annual Big Game Week, where I share football-worthy panini press recipes celebrating each of the two teams playing in the Super Bowl. I can’t claim to be a devoted football fan, but I do enjoy the spectacle […]

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Southwest Thanksgiving Panini and Chowder

November 13, 2012
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Ever wonder how you’d fare on Iron Chef America or Chopped? If you were given random ingredients to incorporate into a creative (and tasty) dish, could you pull it off? Well, I’m about to find out! The Southwest Thanksgiving Panini and Chowder you see above is my entry in a fun Chopped-style competition with our […]

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7 Ways to Lighten Up Sandwiches (Turkey, Prosciutto & Avocado Panini)

February 13, 2012
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It’s no secret that I tend to go for the thick-cut rustic breads, creamy cheeses and big flavor meats and condiments on Panini Happy.  If only I had the robust metabolism to match! Alas, that is not the case. The truth is I do like to indulge every now and then, but I don’t eat […]

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Turkey Monte Cristo Panini

November 23, 2011
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Happy Thanksgiving! The big day is finally here and I’ve got one more leftover turkey panini recipe to share with you before I get going on my own feast preparations. Yesterday I shared Turkey Reuben Panini – today it’s another Thanksgiving twist on a classic sandwich, Turkey Monte Cristo Panini. I should really make Monte […]

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Thanksgiving Turkey Reuben

November 23, 2011
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Each Thanksgiving I like to come up with new leftover turkey panini recipes to share with you guys. Some of my past favorites have been Turkey Jalapeño Melt Panini (based on one of my husband’s favorite sandwiches from a local deli) and Turkey Cuban Panini (inspired by a Bobby Flay recipe). This year I’ve given two […]

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A Panini Press Thanksgiving…Brined Turkey Thigh

November 7, 2011
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{I’m making an entire Thanksgiving feast on the panini maker! Here’s Part 1 of the series: Brined Turkey Thigh.} Could I prepare an entire Thanksgiving meal on the panini press? I gave it some thought and determined, well, yes – of course! If you can roast it, you can grill it in most cases. Moreover, for those […]

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Red, White & Blue Cheese Panini (aka Turkey Cobb)

June 28, 2011
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When I’m at the hair salon, the conversation between my incredibly cool British stylist and me quite often turns to food. Sometime around the blow dry and flat-iron stage I usually extract one or two excellent recommendations from him of places to eat downtown. The best one so far has been the Turkey Cobb sandwich […]

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Turkey, Strawberries & Brie Panini

March 21, 2011
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Last weekend as we arrived at the movie theater to finally see The King’s Speech (all those Academy Awards were well-deserved!), I noticed a big banner announcing “FARMER’S MARKET ~ SATURDAYS 8 AM – 12 PM”. I was elated – at last, a local farmer’s market that takes place on a day and time I […]

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Super Bowl(TM) Panini: Devonshire Panini Bites

January 31, 2011
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It’s time once again for my annual Super Bowl team-themed panini! It’s always a fun challenge to come up with sandwiches inspired by the cities represented in the big game. First up: Pittsburgh! The sandwiches loaded with coleslaw and French fries at Primanti Bros. are the ones that people most often associate with Pittsburgh. Since […]

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Leftover Turkey Panini: Turkey Jalapeno Melt Panini

November 27, 2009
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By now, you’re probably getting to the point where you’re ready to wrap up your turkey consumption for the foreseeable future. But there’s still about a pound of it left in the fridge! Well, my third and final leftover turkey panini recipe of the season – Turkey Jalapeño Melt Panini – is a bit of […]

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