sesame oil and butter panini

I’m supposed to talk about salad. Well, one salad in particular, if you must know. A great salad, actually. A salad that is the perfect balance of salt and sweet, fresh yet substantial, addictive yet healthy, tart and…not so tart. It is a salad I wouldn’t mind curling up on the couch with. And yet, […]

the perfect leftovers sandwich

Christmas and Thanksgiving are my favorite holidays. I love the encouraged laziness. I love that drinking before noon becomes socially acceptable. I love the twinkly lights. Mostly I adore that comfort food is such a dominant part of the celebration. Mashed potatoes, stuffing, macaroni and cheese, gravy, pies, cookies, roast meats. The best part? The […]

the perfect sandwich

I have been craving this sandwich for 2 years, 4 months, 7 days, and around 12 hours. Unfortunately, the original is over 6,000 miles away. It’s been a long haul, but I’ve reached my tipping point. Suffice to it say, I broke down and made the perfect sandwich at home. This may sound a bit […]