Homemade Apple Butter

October 10, 2011
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Several of you commented about growing up making and eating apple butter on last week’s Chicken Sausage, Apple Butter and Fontina Panini post. As I mentioned, I had only just recently tried it for the first time. The idea of having a pile of apples cooking down with sugar and spices on the stovetop on a gorgeous […]

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Leftover Turkey Panini: Turkey-Apple Salad Melt Panini

November 24, 2009
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As promised, I’ve got three more leftover Thanksgiving turkey panini ideas for you! I say “three more” because they are in addition to the three I brought you last year: Pulled Turkey Cranberry BBQ Sliders Prosciutto-Wrapped Turkey, Avocado & Swiss Panini Turkey, Cranberry & Havarti Panini It was a bit of a challenge to come […]

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Roasted Apples, Brie & Pecan Panini

October 21, 2009
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I have just become acquainted with an amazing treat: roasted apples! For all the gazillion ways in which I’ve been enjoying apples every autumn I can’t believe I never tried roasting them until now. The irresistible part is the caramelized crust that forms on the bottom from the sugars in the apple. I roasted a […]

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Condiment Week! ~ Apple Chutney

October 2, 2009

Me: By the way, apple chutney contains 10 cloves of garlic… Husband: <grumble, grumble, zzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz…> Something about the architecture of our house seems to drive kitchen aromas straight upstairs to the bedrooms to linger for many hours after the meal is over. My husband is always a bit curious to see what I’m concocting on […]

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Cheddar, Apples & Horseradish Mustard Panini

August 3, 2009
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I had a friend in business school – a Frenchman – who would put together the most fabulous dinner parties with the simplest of ingredients. My roommate and I would watch in awe as he transformed the inexpensive, fresh staple items we’d picked up earlier in the day – a whole chicken, honey, herbs, vegetables […]

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Panini Happy is a Guest at Inn Cuisine!

September 23, 2008

I’m so excited to be sharing my latest breakfast panini – Bacon, Apple & Cheddar Breakfast Panini – over at Inn Cuisine today!  If you aren’t yet a regular reader of Inn Cuisine yet, you’re going to want to get to know this terrific blog.  Sandie writes all about comforting and cozy bed & breakfast-style […]

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Look to the Salad

April 28, 2008

It never would have crossed my mind to pair roast beef with apples if Rachel of Coconut & Lime hadn’t suggested it as part of my new On Your Grill series. Rachel writes: My dream panino? A variation of a salad I had years ago that included gorgonzola, thinly sliced tart apples and thin, rare […]

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