Category Archives: Sandwich

The Way My Mother Did It

I have an emotionally challenging week coming up and with all the stress of the big things, I seem to need to pile on petty, little, peevish, inconsequential irritants.  Like rice in burritos. I think by focusing on the “rice … Continue reading

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Duck Burrito

No rice Just sayin.

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Okay, I Baked

I made this muffuletta sandwich the other day but we ate it too fast for pictures.  So yesterday I made the olive salad again because it was all gone, baked the bread and got some end of the day and … Continue reading

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Cod Cheek Burritos with Tomato, Avocado and Mango Salsa

For the last 3 days we’ve been craving spicy food with the chilies cooked in, on the side, or both.  Must be some sort of anemia, low blood pressure, Mexicanitis or something. This salsa was the best medicine :) For the … Continue reading

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Sausage and Peppers

There is a fairly large Italian community in Stuttgart.  Before I left to come back to Sens, we discovered a great supermarket with Italian imports, butcher and traiteur.  The sausages, that I was smart enough to bring to Sens for … Continue reading

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Brian Does Bacon, Blue Cheese and Veal Burgers

Our son Brian is one of the best bacon fryers in the world!  His bacon is crispy without being brittle so that it doesn’t explode into shards when you take a bite.  He inherited this talent from his father who … Continue reading

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Old School Carnitas

I have to say that I’ve been annoyed by the food that is called authentic Mexican today.  I grew up in California and my mom grew up with Mexicans.  However, she never thought much of Tex-Mex cuisine, even though she … Continue reading

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One Day I Wanted a Burrito

One day I wanted a burrito.  Not Tex-Mex or the new fangled kind with rice in it.  Do they even grow rice in Mexico?  No, I wanted a burrito like my mother made; refried pinto beans, green chilie, cheese and … Continue reading

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Big MacTuna

Busy Saturday!  A rush through the open market for eggs and veg, the hardware store and two supermarkets.  By the time we got back at 1:00 p.m. Jade, having home-worked all morning, was starving to death.  We all like tuna … Continue reading

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“Demonic Tots”

Yesterday my husband asked for a dinner with the “spinach” burgers I used to make in Senegal.  After searching most of the day, I finally found the recipe card in my Fanny Farmer cookbook that is miraculously here in Stuttgart. … Continue reading

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