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Honey Walnut-Crusted Aged Cheddar Panini…and Scenes from Seattle

June 18, 2012
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  You need the moody backdrop of a brisk, misty, gray Seattle day to truly appreciate an amazing grilled cheese sandwich, I’ve come to realize. Trudging through the bustling, crowded stalls of Pike Place Market during the Saturday afternoon rush last weekend with my new friend Christie from Pepper Lynn, I saw a beacon of […]

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A Panini Press Thanksgiving…Grilled Acorn Squash with Cranberry-Ginger Maple Syrup

November 14, 2011

{I’m making an entire Thanksgiving feast on the panini maker! Here’s Part 3 of the series: Grilled Acorn Squash with Cranberry-Ginger Maple Syrup.} When I first started brainstorming ideas for Thanksgiving dishes I could prepare on a panini press, this one was actually the first to pop to mind. It’s the simplest of all the dishes I’m […]

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Open-Face Ice Cream Sandwiches with Caramelized Bananas and Walnuts

May 14, 2010
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If you were to ask me what’s the very best thing I could think of to make with this Chocolate Bread I’ve been talking about all week, it would go something like this: I’d grill a slice to get it nice and warm and a little bit toasted on the outside. Then I’d mound a […]

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Chicken-Grape Salad & Gruyere Panini

August 1, 2008
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Like that of many other time-strapped folks, my current weeknight dinner strategy is to cook just a few times a week and repurpose the leftovers in between.  I was on Day 3 of my five pounds of Chicken Marbella (which is amazing, by the way – I highly recommend Elise’s recipe!) today when I decided […]

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