Spicy Caponata Panini…a Guest Post from Michael Natkin of Herbivoracious

December 6, 2011
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How gorgeous does that Spicy Caponata Panini look? I can say this objectively because I didn’t actually make it. This one comes from my friend Michael Natkin of the blog Herbivoracious. Michael creates the kind of vegetarian dishes that I would choose over meat any day of the week – big flavors, colors and textures […]

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Mediterranean Grilled Vegetable Tartine

August 23, 2011
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Yesterday’s White Bean-Chive Hummus lay the foundation for today’s hugely flavorful (and also quite healthy) Mediterranean Grilled Vegetable Tartines. The term “tartine” simply refers to an open-faced sandwich. You want to start with a nice-sized slice of grilled bread for this one to accommodate a good layer of hummus and a mound of these incredible […]

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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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Grilled Eggplant Parmigiana Panini

November 9, 2010
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At one time, a few years ago, I had almost 15 magazine subscriptions coming to my mailbox – everything from Food & Wine to People to The Industry Standard (any former dot-commers remember that one?). Even though I’ve cut that number back to about 5 or 6, keeping up with popular culture through glossy magazine […]

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Mediterranean Vegetable Grilled Wrap

January 8, 2009
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For those of use whose culinary affinities lean strongly toward the…um… “comfort” variety, the month of January can make us feel a little conflicted.  Weight-loss companies urge us to make a New Year’s resolution to go on a diet and to eat healthier but what we like to eat most isn’t usually what one might […]

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Chicken Parmesan Panini

August 11, 2008
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I headed to my local farmer’s market this weekend with high hopes of gaining some good panini inspiration.  And I did…but not in the way I’d expected. It was my first trip to the farmer’s market in over a year and I soon remembered why it had been so long.  Two tomatoes ran me $7.50!!  […]

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Grilled Vegetable Panini

May 19, 2008

Where have grilled vegetables been all my life? It’s my absolute favorite way to eat them (roasted is a close second) – they’re quick and have far better texture and flavor than the boiled “mixed vegetable medley” of my youth. I’m definitely a meat-eater and often have to consciously encourage myself to eat veggies every […]

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