Caprese Panini

Ingredients 8oz ball fresh Mozzarella 4 slices bread 4 Tbsp pesto 2 Tbsp butter or margarine 4 slices fresh tomato fresh basil or spinach (optional) Directions Slice mozzarella ball into 1/4″ thick slices Spread each slice of bread with 1 Tbsp pesto on one side and 1/2 tbsp butter on the other Place 2 slices … More Caprese Panini

Sweet Baby Cheesuses

  Ingredients 1-2 fresh baguettes 1 recipe pimento cheese 1 recipe candied jalapeños Directions Heat oven to 350*F Slice bread into 1/4″ thick slices, arrange on baking sheet. Bake for 5 minutes, or just tops and bottoms are ever-so-slightly toasted. Spread a layer of pimento cheese on each slice of bread. Top each slice with … More Sweet Baby Cheesuses

Philly Fake Cheesesteak

Ingredients 4 Tbsp Olive Oil, divided 1/2 Onion, sliced into thin strips 1/2 Green Pepper, sliced into thin strips 1 package (12oz) Smart Ground Meatless Original Crumbles 1 tsp minced garlic 1 cup leftover red wine 8 Slices white american cheese (~ 1/4 lb) 4 Long sandwich rolls Salt and Pepper Ketchup Directions In a medium skillet, heat 2 … More Philly Fake Cheesesteak

Spinach and Roasted Red Pepper Quiche

Ingredients 2 Pie Crusts, thawed 2 large red bell peppers 2 Tbsp olive oil 1 small onion, diced finely 3 handfuls fresh spinach, rinsed well and dried 2 cups sharp cheddar cheese, shredded 2 cups heavy cream or half and half 8 eggs 1/2 tsp salt 1/2 tsp pepper dash of cayenne pepper Directions Prepare pie crusts or thaw frozen pie crusts. Pre-heat oven to … More Spinach and Roasted Red Pepper Quiche

Potato Gratin

Ingredients 2 garlic cloves Salt 4 Tbsp unsalted butter 6 large red skin potatoes (about 2.5 lbs), peeled and sliced about 1/8-inch thick 2 cups half-and-half 2 Tbsp dijon mustard black pepper nutmeg 1 cup grated Gruyère (or Emmentaler) Directions: Preheat oven to 400° F. Chop garlic into a mushy paste.  Sprinkle generously with salt. Combine … More Potato Gratin

Fried Green Tomato Open Sandwiches with Lemon Aioli

Inspired by Tupelo Honey Cafe’s “Miss Asheville” Sandwich Ingredients 4 Tbsp Lemon Aioli 2 Tbsp Olive Oil 1 onion, sliced into strips 1 green pepper, sliced into strips 1 cup flour 2 eggs 1 cup panko bread crumbs 1-2 cups canola oil (1/2 deep in skillet) 1-2 large green tomatos, slices into 4 thick slices … More Fried Green Tomato Open Sandwiches with Lemon Aioli