A Cuban Turkey Sandwich that Mom & Dad will Love!

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of The Hillshire Brands Company. All opinions are entirely my own.   Twenty years ago on one of my first trips to Disneyworld in Orlando, I happened upon the newly opened Bongo's Cuban Cafe in Downtown Disney.   I honestly was a little hesitant when I ordered my Cuban Turkey Sandwich, but let me … [Read more...]

Welcome Back Summer with Bubba Veggie Burgers!

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of BUBBA Burger for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. Summertime means Burgertime and if you're looking for a non meat alternative for friends and family, BUBBA Veggie Burgers could be just what you're looking for! BUBBA Veggie Burgers are not your average Veggie burger. They are made from … [Read more...]

New England Lobster Roll Recipe

We may not be in the northeast anymore but that hasn't lessened our desire for shellfish.  Lisa and I do love shellfish with lobster being high on the list and with that being said you can be sure that  my New England Lobster Roll Recipe is always in great demand!  In terms of lobster use not much has changed since my move to Florida except for the … [Read more...]

Buffalo Chicken Tacos with a Bleu Cheese Slaw – Around the Kitchen Table

One of my favorite meals growing up was tacos,  not only did tacos remind me of  Texas but they were a lot of fun to eat  and I have to admit  they still are fun to eat!   Over the years the lowly taco has gone through many culinary changes with the hard shell crunch taco giving way to the soft flour tortilla version that you find on most … [Read more...]

Grilled Sweet Sausage – Grilled Cheese Sandwich

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

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...]

Crab Cake Sliders

I do love crab cakes 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...]

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

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...]

Thanksgiving Round-up and What to do with the Leftovers

As we wind down from Thanksgiving one thing is certain, we need to add a few salads into the mix this week to compensate for all the good we consumed over the holiday! If you still have turkey and aren't quite sure what to do with it, here are a few ideas for you!   But the leftovers can wait, let's start with dessert!! If you haven't … [Read more...]

Buffalo Shrimp Po’ Boy

It's no secret that I love Buffalo Chicken Wings, especially with Blue Cheese Dressing!   But lately I've been thinking that at my age it's a heart attack on plate with extra blue cheese.....sigh   Now I know I can't just give up those lovely coated morsels of pure delight, but perhaps I can find a way to not make them as bad for me. As many of … [Read more...]