Posts Tagged "Lunch"

Sweet Apple Sausage and Gouda Sandwich

Sweet Apple Sausage and Gouda Sandwich

I love a good sandwich and I’m always looking to create new and exciting ways to eat them. This combination of Sweet Apple Sausage, smoked gouda and a tangy, crunchy slaw all piled onto a big bakery roll is a winner! I’m using Al Fresco’s Sweet Apple Chicken Sausages for this recipe—they may be my new obsession! I’m a big Read More

Italian Tuna Melt

Italian Tuna Melt

This Italian Tuna Melt is a weeknight favorite in my house! The tuna is packed with peppers, capers, and fresh herbs and then covered in delicious fontina cheese and broiled to tuna melt perfection. Top it all off with some greens and you’ve got a healthy meal that’s ready in under 30 minutes! Can we just talk about how weird Read More

BLT with Pepperoncini Mayo

BLT with Pepperoncini Mayo

I love this recipe because it’s a fun way to breathe new life into an old favorite. But why mess with a classic, you ask? Well, I’m not really messing with it per se—I’m enhancing it! The BLT is one of the most beloved sandwiches out there, try making it this way, and you’ll love it even more than you Read More

Chicago Style Hot Dogs

chicago style hot dog

If you’re from Chicago, I know you know how to make a Chicago dog so you can skip right over this post. Might I suggest this one? Now if you’re not from Chicago, stick around! I’m going to show you how to make a proper Chicago style hot dog! Living in and around Chicago my entire life, Chicago dogs have Read More

Soft Shell Crab Sandwich

soft shell crab sandwich

One of the best ways to enjoy soft shell crab is in a good old sandwich. Salty, crunchy crab and spicy, sweet sauce in a warm bun—what’s better than that? I like to keep everything really simple in these sandwiches to make sure the soft shell crab is the star. Okay, the sauce is also a star but let’s try Read More

Italian Antipasti with Prosciutto Di Parma

Italian Antipasto Platter

Whether it’s a holiday or just a regular dinner with your family, Anitpasti is all you need to keep a group happy! I’ll show you how to assemble the perfect Antipasto Platter with Prosciutto di Parma. Antipasto (Antipasti is the plural) is the first course of an Italian meal or an appetizer—it literally translates to, “before the meal.” Growing up, Read More

Lamb Meatballs with Carrot Tomato Sauce

I love lamb meatballs. They have an incredible amount of flavor and they always turn out perfectly juicy and tender. Since spring is just around the corner, I figured it was a great time to share this delicious recipe with you guys! People don’t seem to cook with lamb enough, in my opinion. If you’re one of those people who’s Read More

Ham and Cheese Panini with Caraway Slaw

There’s a lot that Joey Tribbiani and I have in common. We both have Italian backgrounds, we both think that Chandler Bing is hilarious, and we both LOVE sandwiches. I could probably eat a sandwich at every meal for at least a week and not get sick of them. I can’t say that I’ve tested that theory but, if I Read More

Farro With Miso Mushrooms

I am honestly kind of mad at myself for not bringing this recipe to life sooner. I have a list of “cooking ideas” in my notes on my phone where I jot down any and all ideas I have for recipes. Some of these ideas are fully formed and ready to be put to the test and some… well, some Read More

Casarecce with Shrimp and My Lunch with Barilla

Thank you, Barilla®, for this unforgettable experience and for sponsoring this post. Thoughts, photos and recipe are my own. There have been moments in my blogging career when I’ve looked around me, taken note of what I’m doing, who I’m with and what I’m eating and thought, “This is REALLY cool.”  This week, I had a BIG one of those Read More