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Grilled Duck Breast Club Panini

March 19, 2012
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If you overheard a triumphant yelp coming from my kitchen yesterday afternoon that was me, elated over the fact that I finally figured out how to grill duck breast on the panini maker with crispy skin! It practically became a mission. I grilled duck breast after duck breast – skin side up, skin side down, high […]

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Grilled Tomato Soup with Grilled Cheese Croutons (+ Panini Press Giveaway from Sargento!)

September 6, 2011
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We’ve got teeny tiny grilled cheese sandwiches floating in our soup today! And a Panini Press giveaway sponsored by Sargento! I was first captivated by the idea of grilled cheese croutons on Pinterest and could not wait to make some of my own. Grilled cheese and tomato soup was my all-time favorite “special” lunch growing […]

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Heirloom Tomato Panini…Relax and Simplify

July 25, 2011
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The temptation to sneak in a few slices of thick-cut bacon on these Heirloom Tomato Panini was so strong. I so badly wanted to just chop a little fresh basil from my garden and mix it in with the homemade mayo. Just one little piece of fresh mozzarella? But everything I’ve been hearing about the […]

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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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Grilled Wine & Cheese

April 7, 2011
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Just when I think I’ve tried every possible technique for making sandwiches on this blog I find a new concept that begs me to try it. Have you ever brushed wine inside a grilled cheese sandwich? I was browsing the recipe section of the Panera Bread website when I saw a recipe for Grilled Gruyère on Asiago […]

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Condiment Time ~ Slow-Roasted Tomatoes

February 23, 2011
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Okay, I know some folks will take one look at this post and sigh…tomatoes in February, Kathy?? Yes, I know summer is typically tomato season in most places, but Roma tomatoes are actually available year-round (at least here in San Diego). I can’t help it if I have a craving for Slow-Roasted Tomatoes on panini […]

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Leftover Turkey Panini: Turkey Jalapeno Melt Panini

November 27, 2009
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By now, you’re probably getting to the point where you’re ready to wrap up your turkey consumption for the foreseeable future. But there’s still about a pound of it left in the fridge! Well, my third and final leftover turkey panini recipe of the season – Turkey Jalapeño Melt Panini – is a bit of […]

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Grilled Chipotle Falafel

March 9, 2009

I actually won a giveaway! Among the bonanza of all kinds of Mediterranean dips and chips that recently arrived on my doorstep (thanks to the Foodie BlogRoll and Cedars Mediterranean Foods) were two big tubs of tzatziki – you know, the Greek cucumber-yogurt dip. I wasn’t quite sure how I would use up these delicious, […]

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Bacon Tuna Melt Panini

February 24, 2009
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Do you say “tunafish”? Or just “tuna”? Sandwiches made with a salad of canned tuna, mayonnaise and celery were “tunafish” to me growing up because that’s what my parents, both New Yorkers, called them. But I’ve rarely, if ever, heard the word in California. It’s always “tuna salad” or “tuna sandwich”, but never “tunafish.” I’m […]

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