Category Archives: Mixed greens

Turkey Sandwich with Greens, Curry Crème Fraîche, Fennel Seeds and Roquefort Cheese

After Thanksgiving, it’s time for the leftover turkey to reign supreme. Truth be told, we celebrated thanksgiving with friends, and forgot to bring home leftovers, so, undeterred, we cooked another turkey the next day. Just for sandwiches. Is that dedication or what !?

Turkey Sandwich with Greens, Curry Sour Cream, Fennel Seeds and Roquefort Cheese
Turkey Sandwich with Greens, Curry Sour Cream, Fennel Seeds and Roquefort Cheese
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Salmon Burger with Cilantro Mayonnaise

Another day.. another sandwich. I’ve been dreaming of making a salmon patty ever since we started this blog.  Today, desire rendezvoused with opportunity.  I used Paula Deen’s recipe (of Food Network fame) for the salmon burger and improvised on the cilantro mayonnaise. Actually used miracle whip in place of the mayonnaise. It resulted in a tangier taste than mayonnaise would provide and had the added benefit that it was much healthier (a built in justification for eating that extra sandwich).

Bear in mind that the brevity of the recipe is actually a bit deceptive. All told, it took us about 1 1/2 hours to make this sandwich. It’s probably not an ideal mid week meal but made for a wonderful Friday evening dinner.

Salmon Burger on Ciabatta with cilantro Dressing, Lettuce and Tomato
Salmon burger on ciabatta with cilantro mayonnaise

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Review: Smokehouse Restaurant Grilled Portobello Sandwich with Goat Cheese, Pear, Organic Baby Greens, Roasted Red Pepper, Pesto Mayo on a Brioche Bun

This past weekemd was rather hectic. For the past few weeks I have been frantically preparing for a licensing examination that required me to unearth knowledge I had lost eons ago – a plethora of arcane engineering knowledge that had gone the way of so many things not used – nearly lost forever. Well having sat through two days of grueling examinations I am much relieved to reclaim my ‘normal’ life, a large factor of which is… cooking or at least thinking of cooking. Still all the household chores left undone were crying out for attention and then I came down with a ghastly cold. We made a trip to Temecula which, as all excursions these days, included a meal with sandwiches. Since this is not our recipe, we can’t speak much about the preparation.

Review: Smokehouse Restaurant Grilled Portobello Mushroom Sandwich with Goat Cheese, Pear, Organic Baby Greens, Roasted Red Pepper, Pesto Mayo on a Brioche Bun
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