Beef on Weck

Since we spent a few weeks in Buffalo/Rochester, NY this summer we got to have all our favorite regional foods. One of the items from the Buffalo area is Beef on Weck, which is short for Beef on a Kimmelweck Roll. A Kimmelweck Roll is a hearty roll topped with coarse salt and caraway seeds….

Grilled Reuben Wraps – College Style

With both kids in college we spend quite a bit more time than usual at restaurants. I am still hesitant about eating in so we order out most often. We then “picnic” nearby and enjoy our time together. One of the places we have tried is a local college “joint” that specializes in wraps with…

Breakfast Sandwiches

I have been so out of it that I totally forgot last night was Cinco de Mayo. I usually plan for weeks ahead of time what we are going to have but this one just crept up on me. I did marinate some steak for tortillas but that didn’t quite make it. So, breakfast sandwiches…

7 Recipes for St. Patrick’s Day other than Corned Beef and Cabbage

A kind of St. Patrick’s Day Mommy Brag first. My daughter’s Irish dance trophies (1st and 3rd) from yesterday at her feis in Dallas, Texas. She was so happy just to dance! Our family’s holiday of holidays is coming up soon! We are an all out St. Patrick’s Day family. Our little world closed down…

Pickle-Brined Fried Chicken Sandwich

I saw this recipe a week or so ago on Cooking at Clark Towers (link below) and knew my family would love it! Pickle-brined chicken is THE thing at this time in every restaurant and fast food place. Click below to see the original recipe and give it a try! Verdict: As always I encourage…

Tomato Pesto Roll-ups and Roast Beef Horseradish Roll-Ups

This is the week we make super easy meals in our house. We bake cookies, clean, and continue to decorate, watch Christmas movies, and the drag my son through online school. Senior-itis is settling in before Christmas break and he still has 2 more college applications to complete before January 1st. So, our meals are…

Sheet Pan Italian Sausage Sandwiches

So, how are you all doing? I seem to be on edge lately Anxious, scared, concerned, one moment, and then hopeful, and forward looking the next moment. Normally, I would say perimenopause but right now I blame the election, covid-19, and school being a concerning area for us. Since my son has been quarantined they…

Grilled Pork Loin Sandwiches

I have been reading on the internet about many people planning for the next round of Covid-19 and/or the flu by buying extra groceries and stocking up. I haven’t really thought of this as we have our little pantry that I use to try and only buy things on sale when I can. We are…

Simply Delicious: BLT Sandwiches

Bacon! I love bacon. Salty, crispy, and yummy. I had read awhile back about weaving your bacon to make a better BLT (bacon, lettuce, and tomato) sandwich and have kept it in the back of my head to try when I got a chance. We were picking the last of our tomatoes we grew and…

Toad in a Hole: Breakfast Sandwiches

Toad in a Hole is very different in the United States than in the United Kingdom. In the UK it usually involves sausages in some kind of egg or pancake like dish. In the US it is a slice of bread with a hold cut out in the center and fried with an egg in…

Buffalo Chicken and Cheese Quesadillas

One of our go-to meals when we are in a hurry is grilled cheese. My kids love grilled cheese. When they were little they did not want quesadillas though. So, we renamed them Mexican grilled cheese and they were happy to eat them! Sometimes just a change in description will help them eat something. My…

5 Soups and Sandwiches for Delicious Dinners

Slow Cooker Hot Italian Sandwich (click for link to recipe) Cook a sandwich in a slow cooker? Yes, you can! This is not a meal you can leave all day but want to have a warm lunch or dinner and need it in a few hours? Wrap you sandwich and put it in the slow…