Pressed for time? Press a sandwich.

A simple panini is a great time-saver during the busy holiday season.  This classic version of the Italian sandwich appeals to lots of tastes – including kids’.  Prep is minimal, consisting simply of slicing bread and tomatoes, and cutting cheese slices in half.  Everything else – dressing, deli meat, peppers – is already prepared.  And … Continue reading

Bistro Apple Panini

Article first published as Bistro Apple Panini on Blogcritics. I recently got a panini grill and have been anxious to try it out. A couple of weeks ago I attempted a Portobello mushroom and tomato combination seasoned with garlic, herbs and balsamic vinaigrette, on ciabatta. For a first try, I thought it turned out pretty well. I … Continue reading