Tag Archives: lunch

A Reuben for the Handyman

By Katherine Another house project is underway so I’ve taken over most of the day-to-day cooking as Greg solders pipes, hangs drywall and breaks out power tools. Yes, I’m also helping with the project. So far I’ve stripped wallpaper, removed popcorn … Continue reading

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Fried Baloney Sandwiches with Pimento and Egg

By Katherine Here’s a little breakfast beauty I made for Greg recently. We used some flax seed bread he made because it was on hand, but sourdough or a light wheat would work well too. Fried Baloney Sandwiches with Pimento … Continue reading

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Mung Bean Falafel

We bought mung beans and then had to figure out something inventive to do with them. Luckily we had left over hummus and a ton of pita bread. These were crunchy, rich and highly addictive. Mung Bean Falafel 1 cup … Continue reading

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Eggplant and Tomato Sandwiches with Pesto and Feta

Katherine came up with this veggie sandwich to help use up some eggplant and leftover French bread. To say it was the greatest sandwich ever would be silly. It was the greatest sandwich that I ever had this week. Spicy … Continue reading

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Grilled Balsamic Chicken Caprese Sandwich

This sandwich requires very fresh tomatoes and basil. Grilled Balsamic Chicken Caprese Sandwich 1 chicken breast butterflied, cut in half and pounded out to 1/4″ thick 1 tbsp chopped fresh thyme 3 tbsp balsamic vinegar 2 tbsp olive oil 8-12 … Continue reading

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Sunday Suppers: Cold Dishes for Summer

Marinated Eggplant Cannellini Bean Salad Mushrooms with Capers and Anchovies Pesto Pasta Salad Blackberry Granita

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Deviled Egg Salad

Katherine made this salad and a number of other snacks for a tapas lunch the other day. Note the inclusion of mayo. Shocker, I know. It is further proof of her love for me. Deviled Egg Salad 5 hard-boiled eggs … Continue reading

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Hearts of Romaine with Blue Cheese and Bacon

This dish makes a nice side with steak or can be a meal in itself. If serving as a starter or side, one heart of romaine will serve two people. The dressing is tangy and a bit addictive. Splurge on … Continue reading

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Portabello “Pizzas”

This is a great lunch that comes together pretty quickly. And it’s a great excuse to drink red wine in the middle of the day. Portabello Pizzas 3-4 portabello mushrooms 3-4 oz goat cheese 1 tbsp fresh oregano, diced 1 … Continue reading

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Bagels and Lox

By Katherine When Greg thinks of bagels and lox, he thinks of thinly sliced smoked salmon layered on a bagel slathered with cream cheese. Don’t get me wrong, that sounds amazing. But, me? I always think of pink cream cheese. … Continue reading

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