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Grilled Zucchini, Crispy Prosciutto and Red Pepper Panini

July 31, 2013
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{Today’s post is sponsored by Mezzetta – a brand whose products I have been using for years. I thank them for their support of Panini Happy.} Around this time of year is when the gardens of green-thumbed people (that would not be me) become a bit overrun with zucchini. If this predicament sounds familiar to […]

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Grilled Asparagus & Prosciutto Panini

June 3, 2013
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{I first posted these Grilled Asparagus, Prosciutto and Mozzarella Panini in March 2009, now updated with a new-and-improved photo!} Before I started making panini on a regular basis it never would have occurred to me to insert something long, skinny and roly-poly like asparagus into a sandwich. But some of the folks I Twitter with […]

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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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Panettone Panini with Prosciutto and Mozzarella

December 19, 2011
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  Fruitcake isn’t typically high on my holiday wishlist, but after trying out today’s Panettone Panini with Prosciutto and Mozzarella I think that may have to change. I was first introduced to panettone, the Italian fruitcake, around this time last year when I interviewed Martha Stewart’s executive director of food and entertaining, Lucinda Scala Quinn on […]

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What I Did on My Summer Vacation (plus Salami, Prosciutto & Provolone Panini)

August 31, 2011
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As we snaked our way down the canyon road, flanked by farms and forest, there were no indicators that we were anywhere near our seaside vacation rental. When the car GPS signaled that we’d soon arrive at our destination we were skeptical but then – BAM – the pristine little town of Avila Beach came […]

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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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Peach Caprese Panini

July 8, 2010
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You know the classic caprese, right? Ripe red tomatoes, fresh mozzarella and basil – it’s one of my favorite combinations, for a salad or panini. How about a caprese using fresh summer peaches? The flavor affinities are all there. According to The Flavor Bible (which I often consult in new taste situations such as this […]

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Prosciutto-Wrapped Turkey, Avocado & Swiss Panini

November 26, 2008
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It’s Part 2 of my Leftover Thanksgiving Turkey Sandwiches series!  Grilled on ciabatta and dressed with a sundried tomato mayo, my Prosciutto-Wrapped Turkey, Avocado & Swiss Panini transform your leftover turkey from “Thanksgiving traditional” to “club chic” (Get it? Club!).  Even if your turkey comes out a little on the dry side (it can happen […]

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