Oyster Po’Boy with Fried Okra

Oysters and okra are fried in a spicy panko & flour breading for this classic New Orleans sandwich.

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Dripping salaciously with each bite…

As far back as I can remember, my first love for sandwiches began in middle school. Freddie’s Sandwiches, the little sandwich shop that could situated on the corner of Francisco Street in San Francisco. 

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Pork Belly Adobo Sliders, Anyone?

Well…here I am!  Back in the cooking game after our 6th move in August.  I will not go into much details …but, I am pretty sure this is THE ONE! Of course, in my new little kitchen, the first meal I made (by request from our teen) was Pork Sinigang (Filipino sour soup or stew).  […]

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Applewood Smoked Bacon and Grilled Bosc Pear on a French Baguette…

Here’s a classic sandwich for a distinctive palette…a great combination of sweet and savory, yet light sandwich served on a grilled French Baguette.  A perfect paring alongside a bright, crispy green salad!

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Incredibly Easy and Good-for-You Avocado Bread!

Let’s face it, I just can’t resist the scent of fresh-baked bread in the oven.  However, seldom as it may, I do fall short on time because of reasons X, Y & Z; -or- our little guy just can’t wait for that dough to rise in two hours; only to wait yet another hour after […]

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Sweet French Loaf!

Hmm, where do I begin?  Beautiful Breads & Fabulous Fillings (The Best Sandwiches in America) by Margaux Sky. I don’t quite remember when and where I found this book but I love it!  An older recipe book written in 2006 and I purchased it about two years ago when we first began our cooking and baking […]

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Grilled Salmon Deviled Egg Salad with Deviled Eggs

About a week ago I received a personal autographed copy of the Heirloom Cookbook from The Beekman Boys.  I also took the liberty to purchase an autographed copy of The Bucolic Plague.  Just as with any new cookbook and/or book I purchase, I could not wait to peruse through the crisp pages of both books.

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Big and Sloppy Turkey Meatball Sammich…

  Ever in the mood for some down and dirty eating at the comfort of home, of course…well here’s your chance!  I can’t so much give you the exact type of spices I used to marinate the ground turkey because I strongly believe in trying to make things uniquely your own.  Below is just an […]

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My first Banh Mi

Back in the ’70s I lived in large apartment building in San Francisco, in the corner of Gough and Market.  At least once a week, my parents and I would walk up to the supermarket several blocks away.  There were a couple of things I often took notice of along the way–the Old Mint Building […]

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