Archive for January, 2010

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Great Sandwich In Boca Raton?

Great Sandwich Boca Raton Talia’s Tuscan Grill is one of my favorite places to go for a great sandwich in Boca Raton and, for that matter, all of South Florida. The owner, Andrew Bennardo, is an award winning chef and graduate of the Culinary Institute of America.  I’ve spoken with him a few times, and he’s […]

One Of The Best Hot Dogs In Las Vegas ...
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One Of The Best Hot Dogs In Las Vegas …

One Of The Best Hot Dogs In Las Vegas – Pink’s My wife and I just returned from a quick trip to Las Vegas.  While strolling the strip we ran into Pink’s, a world famous place for hot dogs.  The original Pink’s, located in Los Angeles, California has been dishing out the best hot dogs […]

Mediterranean Pan Toasted Sandwich
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Mediterranean Pan Toasted Sandwich

Here is a simple and delicious low calorie Mediterranean style sandwich recipe. Makes two sandwiches – Ingredients 4 slices of whole grain bread 2 slices of ham 2 oz of thinly sliced mozzarella cheese 1 thinly sliced tomato 2 teaspoons of fresh chopped basil sea salt and black pepper to taste 1 tablespoon of extra […]

Madison's Favorite Sandwich
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Madison’s Favorite Sandwich

By Madison V. – Age 6 1/2 My favorite sandwich is grilled cheese.  It’s warm and all the cheese is melted.  The bread is soft and buttery.  You can add bacon or ham to make it like a ham and cheese sandwich, but warm and melted.

William's Favorite Sandwich
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William’s Favorite Sandwich

By William M. – Age 7 My favorite sandwich is a cheeseburger.  I have had them from Five Guys, Outback, McDonald’s and Wendy’s.  Wendy’s has weird ketchup and it tastes like pickles. My favorite sandwich is from Outback.  It tastes a little bit like grilled cheese and if you taste the meat it tastes awesome! […]

Boar's Head Healthy Sandwich - An Assault on Salt
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Boar’s Head Healthy Sandwich – An Assault on Salt

Americans continue to eat salt (sodium) with reckless abandon despite the known health risks including high blood pressure, stroke, heart attack, osteoporosis and cancer.  Boar’s Head has chosen an opportune time to launch their assault on salt with a new line of low sodium and lower sodium cold cuts and cheeses.  Hooray—more options for a […]

Pljeskavica Sandwich Anyone?
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Pljeskavica Sandwich Anyone?

Pljeskavica (pronounced PLYESS-ka-vee-tsa) is a very popular burger-like food item in Hungary, Slovenia, Romania, Bulgaria, Serbia, Bosnia and Croatia and has recently gained popularity in Germany and Austria.  In addition, it has become popular in Queens, New York and Chicago, Illinois where many Bosnians, Croatians, Serbs and Montenegrins are residing after the break-up of Yugoslavia.  […]

Is Bread Crust Healthy For You?
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Is Bread Crust Healthy For You?

Growing up as kids, many of us were told by our parents to “eat the crust” of our bread, not just the soft center.  Well, it turns out our parents were giving us healthy advice.  (Thanks Paul Betz!) Researchers at the German Research Center Of Food Chemistry have determined that the crust of bread contains rich […]

Life Without Sandwiches (Caveman Life That Is)
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Life Without Sandwiches (Caveman Life That Is)

There are so many available diets out there—some good, some not so good, some outlandish.  At the very least, most make entertaining reading (at least we think so). Here’s a diet that caught our eye today that advocates an extreme version of the paleo lifestyle.  The theory is that our prehistoric ancestors were hunter / […]

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South Beach Sandwich Shop – La Sandwicherie

When you think of food and South Beach, images of high-end dining establishments and expensive wines come to mind.  Next time, however, take a pass on being fancy, do what locals have been doing for the past twenty years, and go have a Big Fat Sandwich at South Beach Sandwich Shop:  La Sandwicherie My wife, […]

Herbed Ricotta Cheese and Portobello Mushroom Sandwich
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Herbed Ricotta Cheese and Portobello Mushroom Sandwich

Here is a healthy and flavorful vegetarian sandwich recipe that we just tried and tasted.  Even non-vegetarians will be impressed.  We’ll bet you a big fat sandwich. Herbed Ricotta Cheese and Portobello Mushroom Sandwich – makes 2 healthy sandwiches Ingredients: 4 ounces ricotta 1 tablespoon dry parsley 1 tablespoon grated shallots 1/8 teaspoon of lemon […]

Great Grilled Cheese - Book Review
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Great Grilled Cheese – Book Review

If you love grilled cheese and want some great recipe variations for this classic American sandwich then we recommend Great Grilled Cheese, by award-winning cookbook author Laura Werlin.  Besides two classic grilled cheese recipes, Werlin demonstrates the sandwich’s versatility with many variations.  Here are a few of Werlin’s recipes that we have made and eaten: French- Styled Grilled Ham And […]

Ariela's Favorite Sandwich
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Ariela’s Favorite Sandwich

By Ariela A. – Age 14 My favorite sandwich is the BLT. First, my most important reason why I like the BLT Sandwich is because it has bacon on it, like what kid doesn’t like bacon cause I know I do. Next, the second most important reason is that this is my favorite sandwich and […]

Taylor's Favorite Sandwich
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Taylor’s Favorite Sandwich

By Taylor A – Age 11 My favorite sandwich is ham and cheese it is so good.  It is my favorite sandwich because it is so good.  I eat it at school with my friends.  It has ham and cheese on it.  Who does not like that because I know I love it.  That is […]

The Price You Pay For A Sandwich
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The Price You Pay For A Sandwich

Finally, there is an answer to an age old question:  What is the price you pay for a sandwich made at home as opposed to ordering out? Please check out Rob Cockerham’s web page—How Much Inside A Sandwich.  There you can try out Rob’s sandwich calculator, which calculates the cost of: bread – condiments – […]

Melissa and Doug Sandwich Making Set
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Melissa and Doug Sandwich Making Set

Develop your child’s sandwich making skills early with the Melissa and Doug Sandwich Making Set.  It includes 16 sliceable, wooden pieces that “crunch” when cut with the included wooden knife. This set contains two kinds of bread, cheeses, vegetables, meats, sliceable wooden bread rolls, tomatoes, lettuce, meats, an apple and more. This is an instant […]

Getting High And Eating Sandwiches
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Getting High And Eating Sandwiches

Getting high and eating sandwiches—at least that’s what construction workers will do as they build the Freedom Tower, the main building of the new World Trade Center. A shipping container will house a Subway sandwich shop that will move up the tower about one story every week or two as it reaches its final 1776 […]