Chicken · sandwich

Chicken & Apple Sandwiches with Basil Mayo

We've been eating a lot of sandwiches lately. One of my favorite things to do is get some Red Bag Chicken from Aldi (if you know, you know), a brioche bun and some pickles and make knock-off Chick-Fil-A sandwiches. I'm also quite fond of a regular turkey, cheese and mustard sandwich. I'll live on tuna… Continue reading Chicken & Apple Sandwiches with Basil Mayo

Casserole · holiday · sweet

Whiskey & Maple Glazed Sweet Potatoes

We're just days away from the most gluttonous day of the year. My pantry is locked, stocked and ready for the big day. For the first time in forever, I have Thanksgiving off. I can't go anywhere, though, since I'll more than likely have to work the Saturday after Thanksgiving. The biggest day for college… Continue reading Whiskey & Maple Glazed Sweet Potatoes

Dessert · Salad · sweet

Sunflower Fruit Salad

This time of year is the best for fruit. Pears, apples, citrus---they're all exceptionally sweet around this time every year. My grocery store even starts to carry the more exotic fruits like dragonfruit, star fruit, persimmon, and papaya. Pomegranate is fills the shelves. Fresh cut fruit trays are abundant.' It's the perfect time to make… Continue reading Sunflower Fruit Salad

entree · Salad · turkey

Cranberry & Pecan Turkey Salad

While I was at Trader Joe's the other day, I found this little pre-packaged sandwich in their ready-to-eat section. It was turkey, cranberry and pecan salad with arugula on a wheat roll---and it was FANTASTIC. The only thing I didn't like: celery was on it. If you know me, you know celery is my archnemesis.… Continue reading Cranberry & Pecan Turkey Salad