Category Archives: Sandwiches

SANDWICH SATURDAY: THE SANTA BARBARA (or HOW I CAME TO LOVE CABBAGE, PART 1)

I let the first bite seduce me, wash over me.  The second one swept me off my feet,  pulled me under.  By the third, though, I surfaced, gasping, realizing I needed to pay attention and commit the creation to gustatory … Continue reading

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BRAISED BISON BRISKET

When I first contemplated writing a blog – and I contemplated for a long time – I had a difficult time getting past a few obstacles.  I was afraid I would run out of ideas and information to pass along, or … Continue reading

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PULLED PORK, BAKED BEANS, AND MEMORIES

Advancing toward dinner tomorrow,  I’ve got a batch of poolish for ciabatta bubbling away.  I’ll turn it into dough in the morning, then bake it in time to be cool and sandwichable by dinnertime.  I’m about to start a batch … Continue reading

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MEATLESS MONDAY: MUSHROOM BURGER

Yes, I realize I am on a burger kick these days.  And very happily so.  A mushroom burger has been on my mind for a while, and no time like the present, right? I don’t live in an area where … Continue reading

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SATURDAY SANDWICH: BISON BURGER & OVEN-ROASTED POTATOES

I’ve been hinting at offering you promising  ways of incorporating bison into your regime.  Here is the first of several. A burger.  What could be easier, right?  Probably the most important thing to know about cooking bison in any way, … Continue reading

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SATURDAY SANDWICH: SALMON BURGER with MY SISTER’S FAMOUS (well, we love it) TARTAR SAUCE

Saturday’s sandwich is actually going to be Sunday’s because I spent most of yesterday at a local lovely cooking store doing demonstrations of various pasta-making equipment.  Which gave rise to an inspiration for Sunday dinner plus leftovers, which as we … Continue reading

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A SIMPLE DINNER AND MEATLESS “BURGERS”

I started out to say that I must be honest with you:  not every evening features a culinary masterpiece.  But as I thought about it, maybe it’s that the word “masterpiece” needs to be rethought. I don’t cook in a … Continue reading

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FISH SANDWICH WITH GREEN GODDESS DRESSING

It’s been a long week.  I have a large class Friday night, and the first day of recipe testing on Saturday.  Lots of ducks to get in a row, and it’s taken longer than I expected.  Dinner tonight had to … Continue reading

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MANGO & BLACK BEAN SALAD

Mangos are known as the “king of fruits,” and rightly so. High in vitamin A and antioxidants, they also pack a decent dose of fiber. Combine them with beans and their perfection grows. Combine them with black beans in particular, … Continue reading

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FRENCH ONION SANDWICH UPDATE

Yesterday I was so focused on the evening’s event that I didn’t have adequate time to respond to a very kind email I received in the morning.  I had entered my French Onion Sandwich in a contest sponsored by Whole Foods Market … Continue reading

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