Lou Bergier Pichin & Rustico Red Pepper Cheeses

Longer ago than I would like to admit, I was at my local Whole Foods shopping, when I stumbled upon the Tepin Chile. I love chiles and heat, as much as my body can take, but I had never heard of a Tepin Chile. Normally, the story would end there but then I discovered the […]

Eggplant & Roasted Red Pepper Grilled Cheese

Eggplant & Roasted Red Pepper Grilled Cheese

Every Friday, Whole Foods has a different special deal that is good only for that day. This past week, it was buy one get one free on a special brand of pasta/tomato sauce. I was real excited, as I thought I could use this pasta sauce as a dipping for my next grilled cheese sandwich. […]

Red Pepper Mayo Grilled Cheese

Red Pepper Mayo Grilled Cheese

ingredients: Red Pepper Mayonnaise Swiss Cheese Pan Ambrugla the cheese: baby swiss This cheese was creamy, buttery and great. Since it was my father’s birthday dinner, he was able to choose the cheese (and the fact that we were having a grilled cheese). Unsurprisingly, he chose Swiss. I think if he was able to live […]

Veggie Quesadilla

Veggie Quesadilla

A quesadilla is a Mexican snack food made of cheese (and occasionally other ingredients) wrapped in uncooked masa (cornmeal dough) and fried, or cooked inside a corn, wheat or flour tortilla. The word comes from Spanish, and literally means “little cheesy thing” or “cheesy” (from queso, or “cheese”, + ada, an adjectival suffix, + illa, […]

Red Pepper Patriotic Grilled Cheese

Red Pepper Patriotic Grilled Cheese

In honor of Memorial Day, I decided that I was going to make a red, white and blue grilled cheese sandwich. The only problem is there really aren’t many blue ingredients in the wild. (There are, however, white ingredients, mozzarella, and red ingredients, red peppers.) Blue food is a rare occurrence in nature. There are […]

Hash Brown Grilled Cheese

Hash Brown Grilled Cheese

Breakfast and by extension hash browns, is a meal that I love. The same can be said for grilled cheese sandwiches. Therefore, I thought why not combine a part of breakfast (hash browns) with my favorite sandwich? It was a no-brainer… ingredients: Homemade Hash Browns Monterey Jack Cheese Whole Wheat Pugliese the cheese: monterey jack […]