Turkey BLT

Turkey BLT

It seems a little silly or unnecessary to share a recipe for a sandwich, but this turkey BLT with avocado is a special sandwich. This is the sandwich that my darling grandmother Hornsby would make every Thanksgiving, the day after Thanksgiving, with our leftover roast turkey. She really didn’t cook much — I remember gingerbread […]

Pimento Cheese

Pimento Cheese

Pimento Cheese Recipe Video – scroll down for recipe card Pimento cheese is a thing that is truly best when homemade. The stuff in the little plastic tubs just doesn’t do it for me: it’s sweet, it’s pasty, it lacks pizzazz! Homemade pimento cheese — especially mine — is rich and tangy and perfect for […]

Slow Cooker Pulled Pork

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This slow cooker pulled pork recipe is straight outta my Slow Cooker Recipes book! It’s been tested and retested and eaten and re-eaten … err, that doesn’t sound right. The point is, this is a damn near impossible to screw up pulled pork recipe. I know — I know — the best pulled pork is really […]

Eggplant Parmesan Sandwiches

Eggplant Parmesan Sandwiches

Eggplant Parmesan Video – scroll down for recipe card I did it! (I think) I finally made a believer out of Chris! (Mostly) Chris finally ate some eggplant and didn’t think it was (very) terrible and gross! Yay for Chris! Yay for me! Yay for you! Yay for eggplant! These eggplant parmesan sandwiches are a […]

Pork Lettuce Wraps

Pork Lettuce Wraps

Lettuce wraps are the ultimate summer fare — they are quick and easy to make, versatile, light and healthy. You can serve them hot or cold. You can add any vegetables you have on hand, and you can use ground turkey or chicken or even tofu in place of the pork in this recipe. The […]

Choripanes!

Choripanes!

Choripanes were invented in Argentina, but similar sandwiches are eaten in Uruguay, Brazil, and Chile. Choripán is a portmanteau of chorizo and pan — sausage and bread — but that’s not all there is to it. Chimichurri is what makes the sandwich famous.

Black Bean Quinoa Burgers

Black Bean Quinoa Burgers

Black Bean Quinoa Burger Video – scroll down for recipe card The problem with so many veggie burger recipes is the blah, mushy texture. Not these, boyee! Black bean quinoa burgers are high-protein and nutrient-dense. I added minced kale though you can use spinach, but kale gives a more interesting texture. Mashed black beans, chewy quinoa, […]

Filet-O-Fish Copycat

Filet-O-Fish Copycat

Filet O Fish Recipe Video (scroll down for recipe card) I say “copycat” but really, this version is much tastier than the McDonald’s Filet O Fish sandwich, and more filling with less calories. I think you’ll agree that this isn’t the first time a copycat recipe turned out better than the original. Though I don’t […]

Pizza Roll Recipe

Pizza Roll Recipe

I wanted to make pizza rolls, like the things you buy frozen — little bite-sized pockets of dairy fat and shortening surrounding a tiny cube of “pepperoni” — but quickly realized that I don’t have the patience for making 100 bite-sized pizza pockets and if I don’t have the patience for that, who does?! (That […]