Pastrami, Gruyere, Sauerkraut, Whole Grain Mustard, and Rye Panini

Panini Week wouldn't be complete without a hot pastrami sandwich. With the classic flavors of rye bread, sauerkraut, mustard, and Gruyere cheese, there is a reason this flavor combo has been beloved for years! TIP: When using something wet like sauerkraut, be sure to line the insides of both pieces of bread with cheese. It'll … Continue reading Pastrami, Gruyere, Sauerkraut, Whole Grain Mustard, and Rye Panini

Pesto Chicken, Mozzarella, Heirloom Tomato, and Balsamic Panini

Okay, here me out; I realize this panini doesn't look all that appetizing. When the balsamic vinegar mixes in with the pesto, it can become muddled and discolor the bread. But don't let that discourage you from trying this sandwich, because this caprese-inspired panini is delicious! A grilled chicken breast nestled in garlicky, basil-y pesto, … Continue reading Pesto Chicken, Mozzarella, Heirloom Tomato, and Balsamic Panini

Ham, Swiss, Dijon, and Granny Smith Apple Panini

The second sandwich in our Panini Week combines the saltiness of ham and swiss with the tartness of Dijon mustard and the sweetness of Granny Smith apples. Sandwiched between two pieces of golden, crunchy rye bread, and you have a craveable flavor bomb that will satisfy any appetite! TIP: You can use whichever type of … Continue reading Ham, Swiss, Dijon, and Granny Smith Apple Panini

Turkey, Havarti, Sundried Tomatoes, and Spinach Artichoke Panini

Sandwiches already have potential for deliciousness, but something special happens when you grill or toast them over heat. One of my husband's all-time favorite meals is a grilled cheese sandwich (with tomato soup), so I challenged myself to jazz up grilled cheese sandwiches for an entire week. I came up with five unique and craveable … Continue reading Turkey, Havarti, Sundried Tomatoes, and Spinach Artichoke Panini

Banana Cinnamon Chocolate Chip Peanut Butter Muffins

It's time I confess: I have a baking crush on Christina at Scientifically Sweet. Her recipes are fantastic, and her logical way of explaining the chemistry of baking helps me to understand it much better. Most importantly, however, her flavors are exquisite! Cinnamon banana bread is already one of my favorite treats. The addition of … Continue reading Banana Cinnamon Chocolate Chip Peanut Butter Muffins

Huevos Rancheros Divorciados

My husband and I awoke this morning wanting a heartier-than-normal breakfast, and sometimes a gray morning just needs a little spice! I decided to undertake Gabriela Cámara's Huevos Rancheros Divorciados. Translating to "ranch-style eggs", this popular Mexican dish sets two sunny-side eggs on corn tortillas smothered with refried beans, salsa, and cheese. "Divorciados" means divorced, … Continue reading Huevos Rancheros Divorciados