Panini Happy is Turning 1!

January 15, 2009
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One year ago this week I got off the fence and put up my first-ever blog post.  I hadn’t even heard of the term “food blogger” and yet I had just become one. And I’m so glad I did! At a time in my life when I might have otherwise become a bit insular and […]

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French Dip Panini

September 8, 2008
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As I was browsing through my favorite food blogs in my RSS reader this morning, I was drawn in by the French Dip Sandwiches on For the Love of Cooking.  Specifically, I was captivated by the thought of sweet caramelized onions, tender roast beef and piping hot au jus.  There was just something so homey […]

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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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Cheeseburger Patty Melt Panini

April 8, 2008

Sometimes if something ain’t broke, it’s best not to try and fix it. That’s the conclusion I came to when I attempted to create a panini version of the classic diner favorite, the patty melt. There’s just something about toasty rye bread loaded with a juicy grilled burger, sitting atop a bed of grilled onions […]

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