Fried Bologna Sandwich

Who else grew up eating bologna sandwiches as a lunch box staple? I liked them fine as a kid, but wasn’t overly impressed. This fried bologna sandwich is a step up from the soggy brown bag lunch version of childhood. The bread is toasted, the bologna is nicely fried, and it is served on myContinue reading “Fried Bologna Sandwich”

Mascarpone and Roasted Jalapeno Pesto Grilled Cheese

Happy Halloween! This recipe comes from BevCooks. As soon as I saw it, I wanted to try it. My kids grew up eating standard grilled cheese sandwiches, but as they have gotten older they like to find more interesting and fancy grilled cheese recipes online for me to try. Doesn’t roasted jalapeno pesto sound amazing?Continue reading “Mascarpone and Roasted Jalapeno Pesto Grilled Cheese”

Chicken Spiedies

Has anyone grown up eating spiedies? I never heard of these sandwiches until about 5 years ago when I heard someone mention them and looked them up. They consist of cubes of meat, marinated in lemon and herbs, served on a roll. Apparently the origin of the name is highly contested, but seems likely toContinue reading “Chicken Spiedies”

Peruvian Chicken Sandwiches with Green Sauce

Peruvian chicken sandwiches with green sauce have a similar flavor profile to my Peruvian roasted chicken with aji verde recipe, but in sandwich form. Marinated overnight in spiced and a touch of vinegar, the chicken is super flavorful. Combine that with a chewy roll, crisp lettuce and red onion, and amazing green sauce and youContinue reading “Peruvian Chicken Sandwiches with Green Sauce”

Jalapeno Popper Black Bean Burgers

I love a good burger. Especially my husband’s home ground and grilled burger patties. I also really love a great veggie burger or black bean burger. I saw this recipe on Domestic Super Hero and was intrigued by the jalapeno popper/black bean burger combo. This recipe is basically a black bean burger with onion, corn,Continue reading “Jalapeno Popper Black Bean Burgers”

Reubens + Homemade Potato Chips

Reubens are kind of the perfect sandwich. Toasty, buttery, meaty, tangy… they have it all. They are on of our favorites. I also love how quick they are to make. You can make these as from scratch as you want, or you can make them with all store bought ingredients and they are fantastic bothContinue reading “Reubens + Homemade Potato Chips”

Roasted Mushroom Sandwich with Arugula, Fontina, and Garlic Mayo

While we were on vacation this summer, my son, daughter and I ate lunch at a cute little coffee shop in the mountains. They had some really fantastic sandwiches and my son asked if I could recreate this one we both loved so I decided to give it a try. We were not 100% sureContinue reading “Roasted Mushroom Sandwich with Arugula, Fontina, and Garlic Mayo”

Club Sandwiches with Avocado

Today was another day that one of my kids had something going on in the afternoon and I knew I wouldn’t have a lot of time for dinner. This weekend I whipped up a double batch of my favorite sandwich rolls, so I decided to do an easy club sandwiches with avocado for dinner tonight.Continue reading “Club Sandwiches with Avocado”

Nashville Hot Chicken Sandwiches

This is one of my family’s favorite sandwiches and a frequent request at our house. These Nashville hot chicken sandwiches start with buttermilk brined fried chicken. The hot, crispy fried chicken is served on a soft roll with coleslaw and pickles. Drizzle on the spicy chili oil as you eat. This is not healthy eating,Continue reading “Nashville Hot Chicken Sandwiches”

Hatch Chile BBQ Pulled Pork

Since we live in North Carolina, we are surrounded by BBQ. There are two main types, Eastern and Western. Eastern is vinegar based and is my favorite. Western is more traditional, with the sweet thick BBQ sauce. They are both delicious. There are also a million variations and different cooking methods. This hatch chile bbqContinue reading “Hatch Chile BBQ Pulled Pork”