Lunch

BLT's with Avocado and Pesto Mayonnaise

BLT’s with Avocado and Pesto Mayonnaise

Posted on Jun 28, 2017
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Let’s just call this a BLAT  ~ bacon, lettuce, avocado and tomato.  And let’s up the game on the mayo a bit and add some pesto.  There you go, the best BLT you’ll have all summer.  Yes, summer, the only time to make BLT’s are when tomatoes are in season.  And are they ever in …

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Kentucky Hot Brown

Kentucky Hot Brown

Posted on May 5, 2017
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Oh my gosh, I love this Kentucky Hot Brown sandwich.  The origins of this sandwich date back to 1926 when the Brown Hotel in Louisville served an open-faced hot turkey sandwich with cheese sauce, tomato and bacon on white toast.  Several years ago I saw Bobby Flay’s hot brown throw down with the Castro brothers …

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Diner-Style Patty Melts

Diner-Style Patty Melts

Posted on Apr 20, 2017
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Classic diner-style patty melts at home.  Beef patties grilled on rye bread with Swiss cheese and caramelized onions. One of my favorite things to order at a greasy spoon is a patty melt, that ooey, gooey grilled cheese burger with grilled onions.  We were headed out for a quick lunch a few weeks ago and …

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Grilled Pork Tenderloin Sandwich, holding sandwich to show filling Grilled Pork Tenderloin Sandwiches

Grilled Pork Tenderloin Sandwiches

Posted on May 19, 2016
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Grilled pork tenderloin sandwiches, marinated and then grilled and topped with cheese, grilled onion, BBQ sauce and pickles I seldom make pork tenderloin, not because I don’t like it, I just prefer chops, ribs, pulled pork, etc… tenderloin, not so much.  I recently made an herb crusted pork roast and I had some leftover tenderloins in …

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Avocado Toast

Avocado Toast

Posted on Jun 25, 2015
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Avocado toast is quite the thing now.  I love it and have it for lunch all the time.  I probably have it too much, if that’s possible.  This post is short and sweet.  Let’s get right to the point. My favorite way to make it is on good, whole grain bread and drizzled with olive oil. …

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