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Greek Shrimp Panini with Pesto, Feta, and Sun-Dried Tomatoes

March 20, 2013
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The trouble with making sandwiches with shrimp is that the little guys have a tendency to slip and slide around a bit. I’ve played around with a lot of different shrimp panini concepts and I finally figured out the key to making them work: a wide berth of bread. Give shrimp a little wiggle room—either […]

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Grilled Jarlsberg with Shaved Asparagus and Arugula Pesto + Grilled Cheese Kit Giveaway!

April 25, 2012
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My sisters and I would always urge our mom to start at the deli when we accompanied her to the supermarket growing up. Actually, we referred to it “The delicatessen!”,  another one of those words (like “pocketbook”, “dungarees” and “tunafish”) that my family brought over to California from New York. Whatever you want to call […]

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Foil-Grilled Salmon with Pesto and Tomatoes (on a Panini Maker!)

July 14, 2011
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In working through all the pesto in our house I had the idea to use some in a grilled salmon recipe. Once I came across my friend Kalyn’s recipe for Foil-Baked Salmon with Basil Pesto and Tomatoes, I just had to see if packet grilling would work on a panini maker. (Before I continue…just a heads […]

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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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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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