Simply Good Sandwiches

Sandwiches represent a certain failing for me.  Whenever I can’t get a home cooked dinner on the table, I rely on this old staple to sustain my hungry people.  It’s a default if my kids won’t eat what I’ve made (yep, I’m one of those parents who don’t MAKE the kids eat what I fix.) … Continue reading

Firehouse Subs at the Epicentre in Charlotte

We were honored to be invited by the Co-founder of Firehouse Subs to attend an invitation only soda/sandwich pairing at Firehouse Subs at the Epicentre in Charlotte on Tuesday night.  At first I was skeptical, thinking it was a marketing ploy designed to garner good reviews for their restaurant, but hey, free food won over … Continue reading

Crisp in Charlotte

Everyone talks about how great Crisp is.  I, unfortunately, did not find it so.  Sorry. First, I’m not a fan of the minimalist furnishings.  I felt like I was in a FroYo shop.  The chairs were tiny and uncomfortable (read cheap) and the interior was so tight that even at the off time we ate … Continue reading

Recipe: Turkey Monte Cristo Sandwich

OK, I know Turkey Sandwiches are the obvious choice for Thanksgiving Leftovers, but *this* turkey sandwich is elevated!  Plus, you’ll already have the cranberry sauce on hand.  Just try it.  My family loved these better than the turkey dinner. I got this recipe out of my Food Network cookbook. Turkey Monte Cristo Sandwich ingredients 8 … Continue reading

Garden Party

Spring makes me want to get out and have a party!  Here is a party idea that’s sure to please! You’ll need:  Invites or Evites Paper plates Place card holders and Menu tile Floral decorations and Table decorations Yard decorations Party favors and something to put them in Menu   Lavender Lemonade Sauteed Shrimp Salad with Ginger-Cilantro dressing Panini with … Continue reading