Pulled Pork Grilled Cheese

As you may know by now, I’m a HUGE fan of grilled cheese sandwiches. And panini’s. Honestly they’re one and the same to me.  Anyway, nothing makes me happier than eating a melty, cheesy sandwich filled with yummy extras. This time, I went for pulled pork grilled cheese.  I was craving a pulled pork grilled…

Sauteed Salmon with Orzo Feta and Red Wine Viniagrette

This sautéed salmon with orzo, feta, and red wine vinaigrette originally called for the recipe to be grilled. I haven’t set up my grill, and I don’t have a grill pan, so I sautéed it. While it was the second sautéed dish in a row, it was also another quick and easy dish to prepare,…

Chorizo Mac and Cheese

My office had a little summer party complete with margarita machines (virgin of course), chips, salsa, guacamole, and cheese dip. By the end of the party, we were left with a rather large amount of Chihuahua cheese. Not wanting anything to go to waste, I took the cheese home, and immediately thought of making chorizo…

Soft Pretzel Bites with Cheese Sauce

I made pretzel hot dogs (yum!) a few months ago, and had some left over dough. As a test, I froze it to see if I could use it later for pretzel bites with cheese sauce since there wasn’t much left. That was about six months ago. I completely forgot about it! While cleaning out…

Sausage and Cheddar Biscuits

It’s the weekend, and you’re low on funds, yet you still want a good-ish breakfast. What do you do? You grab a leftover tube of sage sausage and cheddar cheese scraps, and make these sausage and cheddar biscuits. I found the recipe on King Arthur Flour’s website and decided to give it a try. The…

Empanadas

Over the weekend my friend asked me to make empanadas. He told me about the ones his mom used to make and the ones he would by on the street while traveling in South America.  He wasn’t exactly sure about the type of cheese that was used (I guessed), but he did have strong opinions…

Jalapeno Grilled Cheese with Bacon

Mmmm grilled cheese.  I will never tire of them.  So far there hasn’t been a grilled cheese I wouldn’t turn down.  Except maybe for a mushroom grilled cheese.  I just don’t like mushrooms enough.  I recently saw a pic of a grilled cheese with jalapeno poppers and bacon and immediately went to the market to…

BBQ Brisket Grilled Cheese

I. Love. Grilled. Cheese. So does my son. While my son prefers the classic grilled cheese and bacon, he also loves my crab cake grilled cheese.  His only requirement is that he makes the grilled cheese in our Panini maker.  It is a very simple and easy way to make grilled cheese and while I…

Lamb and Pea Lasagna

According to native Washingtonians, or at least anyone who’s lived here longer than I have tells me that this is an unseasonably cold winter. I just tell them that it’s Mother Nature testing me because I now have to take the Metro to work and have to walk a total of 4 blocks every day….

Bacon and Gruyere Breakfast Braid

Dear blog, How much do I miss you? Let me count the ways. It’s been almost two weeks since my last post and two weeks since I’ve been able to bake. Let us never be apart for so long again! There have been so many transitions in the last month. I left a job of…

Bacon & Gruyere Monkey Bread

I seem to be on a bacon kick at the moment. I’m pretty sure at this point it’s turning into my new comfort food. Or it could be that it’s my son’s favorite, so there’s always bacon in the house! We were in the mood for breakfast bread, but we didn’t have any cheddar cheese….

Tartfilette

I spotted this gem of a recipe while killing time on Facebook. I was scrolling through my newsfeed (mostly Buzzfeed quizzes and posts about bands), when Saveur decided that I should stop, stare and salivate at the post of a recipe for a cheese, potato and bacon casserole. I had to make this. Luckily a…