My Seven Favorite Meyer Lemon Recipes!

Meyer Lemon-Pound-Cake-3

One of my favorite times of year is when the Meyer Lemons start coming into season and I've begun to see them in my area supermarkets again so that means its time to getting cooking with Meyer Lemons!   Meyer Lemons made their first appearance in the United States in 1908 when Frank Meyer introduced this hybrid of a lemon and mandarin orange. … [Read more...]

Grilled Sweet Sausage – Grilled Cheese Sandwich

Sweet Sausage Grilled Cheese

I've been on a grilled cheese kick lately, stuffing those ooey gooey sammies with whatever I happen to have on hand.   I really think that's how you need to go about making Grilled Cheese Sandwiches these days, get creative and come up with some delicious combinations. While I'm normally not much of a sausage eater, I do enjoy a tasty grilled … [Read more...]

Pepperoni Pizza Grilled Cheese

american cheese, pepperoni, pizza sauce,mozzarella cheese, sourdough bread

I've always loved a good grilled cheese sandwich but up to a few years ago, I never thought of adding anything other than the standard ham, bacon or tomato....sigh    These days you can find just about anything in my grilled cheese sandwich which makes my wife absolutely crazy, because she doesn't like anything in her grilled cheese but … [Read more...]

Crabcake Sliders

boardwalk fries, cole slaw

I do love crabcakes just about anytime of the year, but summer is always the time I enjoy them the most.   When I can find fresh crabmeat in the market, you can be sure these little beauties will be on the menu at home! You may remember I made these sliders for a challenge I did with Epicurious earlier in the year, and for some reason I never … [Read more...]

Chicken Florentine – Deconstructed

Seared Chicken 2

As I set up my mis en place for dinner, I began to envision the dish I was about to make and how I would assemble it.    I knew I wanted potatoes and I wanted them sliced and crisp, sautéed with garlic.  I had baby spinach in abundance so that had to be worked into the recipe,  as well as mushrooms and boneless  chicken thighs. I began thinking … [Read more...]

Italian Grilled Cheese with Roasted Peppers and Spinach for “30 Days of Grilled Cheese”

Italian Grilled Cheese with roasted Peppers and Spinach

When you think of comfort food there are a few obvious choices. To me one of them will always be a grilled cheese sandwich.   When it comes to grilled cheese the sky's the limit these days, as we've seen everything and anything you can imagine wedged between slices of American cheese and bread. Of course you can use other types of cheese in … [Read more...]