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March 01, 2016

Create Your Own Quesadillas

Take this basic recipe and make it with your favorite ingredients. I love chicken but you could use shrimp, beef, or any combination of ingredients that you like. There is even a vegetarian version.

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January 30, 2016

Grilled Havarti Cheese and Dill Sandwiches

When Havarti cheese melts it is smooth and silky with increased flavor. So it makes a delicious grilled cheese sandwich. Add a little dill for additional flavor, the combination is fantastic.

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September 16, 2015

Quinoa Burgers

This recipe came from Eating Well. I wanted a burger recipe that used quinoa because it is a complete protein grain, meaning it contains all essential amino acids including albumin. It is also lower in fats and carbohydrates than most grains.

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September 04, 2015

Grilled Cheese BLT

Nothing says comfort food to me like a BLT, plus it is my favorite sandwich.
Add cheese - yummmm-y

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Open face veggie sandwiches with goat cheese (or fontina) and sundried tomato aioli

An open faced sandwich is a great way to avoid all that bread that we don't really need. So take the top off (not your top of coarse) and enjoy the more of the flavors within.

Ciabatta is an Italian white bread made from wheat flour, water, salt, olive oil and yeast. It was created in 1982 so it hasn't been around that long but it has quickly become a favorite. It has a slightly chewy texture that will hold up well for a sandwich with a lot of ingredients.

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July 15, 2015

Barbeque Pork Sandwiches

Cooking Wiser Tips:

  • Use the left overs you saved from the roasted pork with western dry rub dinner
  • Top sandwiches with Cole slaw or serve on side
  • Melt smoked gouda cheese over the top bun

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    September 02, 2014

    Manchego, Membrillo and Chorizo Grilled Sandwiches

    These Spanish Tapas have 3 traditional Spanish ingredients,each delicious on their own but when paired together the result is 3 times as good. Manchego cheese, from sheep's milk is made in the La Mancha region of Spain. When aged for 3 months it's fruity with a slight tangy note, if aged longer it becomes more sweet. Membrillo is quince paste. Quince is a hard fruit that looks like a cross between an apple and a pear. They aren't eaten raw but cooked until wonderfully sweet. And last but not least is chorizo, a highly seasoned ground pork sausage flavored with garlic, chili powder and other spices. Use the fresh Mexican chorizo for this recipe. The Spanish version uses smoked pork so it doesn't grill as well.

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    October 10, 2013

    Stuffed Breakfast Sandwich with Cinnamon and Jam

    A deliciously simple brunch idea

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    November 28, 2010

    Turkey Sandwiches with Cranberry & Goat Cheese Spread or Apples

    What to do with all that Turkey! True you can always make a sandwich but you don’t have to settle for just any ordinary sandwich. Make it with a cranberry and Goat cheese spread.

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