Chicken and Avocado Sandwich with Herb Mayonnaise

I don’t normally post something as simple as a sandwich but this one is worth the effort.  The main goodness — and very easy to do — is the herb mayonnaise.  Adding some dried dill, tarragon and basil really added a lot of flavor! The other new-to-me thing was to add green onions, sliced lengthwise.  […]

Pizzettas! Small Pizzas with Loads of Flavor

Last night I cooked a few pizzettas from POLPO: A Venetian Cookbook (Of Sorts), a cookbook I would likely not have bought without having read about everyone on Chowhound cooking from it.  The pizza dough recipe was pretty classic so use your favorite or this one. All of the pizzettas here are about 7-8″ in […]

Banh Mi Sandwiches

My friend Marnie introduced me to banh mi sandwiches, Vietnamese sandwiches with pickled daikon and carrot slivers, sliced cucumber, cilantro, sliced jalapeno peppers and your choice of protein. It’s hard to say what exactly makes them so delicious! The combination of sweet and pickled flavors, crunchy and soft textures–and they’re pretty to look at, too!  […]

Slow Cooker Pulled Pork

I really like the flavor of this barbecue sauce but you can also use a bottle of store-bought sauce if you’d like.  I’ve found that the sauce tends to get watered down after cooking in the slow cooker so I like to reserve some and mix in at the end. My girls like these plain […]

Breakfast Sandwich with Green Onions and Bacon

We had breakfast for dinner the other night. I cooked some bacon, then sautéed some sliced green onions in the same pan after draining the excess grease.  I scrambled up some eggs and toasted and buttered some onion rolls, then assembled the sandwiches. Mmmm. Simple but delicious. Save