Salads, Sandwiches

Lebanese Lamb Kufta Kebabs and Tabbouleh Salad

I grew up with a Lebanese Mother who loved to cook.  Her Lebanese feast ranks #1 on my "If I was stranded on a deserted island with one meal, what meal would it be?" list. So, with that in mind, go grab plenty of parsley and lamb and let's get crackin' on a few key… Continue reading Lebanese Lamb Kufta Kebabs and Tabbouleh Salad

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Appetizers, Sandwiches

Smoked Trout Salad

  It's been said before. It's awfully true ... Food is memories. When I was growing up, many a Friday in the winter meant one thing to me.  Roooooad trip!  We'd get out of school at 2:30 pm.  By 3:00 pm, the car was packed and we were heading north.  Skis and snowboards on the… Continue reading Smoked Trout Salad

Sandwiches, Seafood Recipes

Salmon Sliders with Dill and Caper Yogurt Sauce

  Most of us are currently in the doldrums of winter.  It's cold.  Perma-gray clouds are lingering.  We're tediously wiping the pup's paws after every walk.  ("tedious" is the best euphemism I could think of ... it's a family blog, after all.)  With all that said, I have to admit my inspiration for this fantastic… Continue reading Salmon Sliders with Dill and Caper Yogurt Sauce

Crock Pot Recipes, Main Course Recipes, Sandwiches

Crock Pot Pulled Pork Sliders with Classic Buttermilk Coleslaw

  With August approaching and temperatures rising, I'm getting use out of my crock pot.  Sound like a strange concept? Allow me to explain. The galley kitchen in my apartment heats up quickly when I'm using the oven.  My solution to this issue is simple. Get porky perfection simmering away on the counter top!  This… Continue reading Crock Pot Pulled Pork Sliders with Classic Buttermilk Coleslaw

Sandwiches

Pressed Italian Sandwich

  Food tastes better when eaten outdoors.  That's just a universally known scientific fact. Some of my fondest memories have involved food being enjoyed outdoors.  Whether gathered around my dad's grill listening to the sizzle of his famous chicken or ribs, twirling spaghetti on the patio of my favorite restaurant, or the simple pleasure of… Continue reading Pressed Italian Sandwich

Salads, Sandwiches

Chicken Salad with Grapes, Almonds, and Tarragon Dressing

  Chicken salad is so subjective.  Everyone thinks of something a little different when they hear those two words. Everyone has their favorite way to prepare it.  I wouldn't dare claim this recipe as "the best" or "the greatest."  I'll be political here.  What I will tell you?  This is the way I like it… Continue reading Chicken Salad with Grapes, Almonds, and Tarragon Dressing

Sandwiches

Rosemary and Garlic Roast Beef Sandwich with Horseradish Cream Sauce

  So, here's what I did with the leftovers from my Rosemary and Garlic Roast Beef.  The obvious move is to pile these delicious leftovers on a sandwich.  Just a few simple steps will give you this top notch deli style sandwich...right at home. Roast beef, lettuce, and horseradish cream sauce placed beautify (yes, it's… Continue reading Rosemary and Garlic Roast Beef Sandwich with Horseradish Cream Sauce