Long Pond Eggplant

My Dad became an at home chef when he retired from the Navy. As a Naval Officer of 30 years it was difficult for him not  be challenged on a daily basis. Dad found himself interested in many things and pursued them with vigor, however none caught his attention like cooking did. He watched Earl…

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Cole Slaw

Coleslaw often just sits on the side of the plate, and most of the time is not very good. With that said,  it is still a popular side dish seen throughout  summer BBQs and picnics. Coleslaw can be a delicious addition to a meal or even a sandwich; I happen to like mine on a…

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Smoked Mozzarella & Watermelon on Pumpernickel Rolls

Makes 8 appetizer sandwiches Ingredients: 1 1/4 cup Honey Dijon mustard 8 pieces Soft pumpernickel rolls, split 8 slices 1/4 inch thick smoked mozzarella cheese* 8 slices seedless watermelon the same size as the cheese 1 cup fresh alfalfa, sunflower or your favorite sprouts Preparation: Spread the mustard on each of the cut sizes of…

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Bacon Wrapped Shrimp Po Boy, Food Is Love

  Bacon Wrapped Shrimp Po-Boy Recipe by: Food Is Love INGREDIENTS Shrimp (Medium, Shelled & Deveined, approx 5 per sandwich) Bacon (half cooked) BBQ Sauce (recipe at bottom) Sub Rolls Boston Lettuce (or your choice of a crispy fresh lettuce) Tomato (meaty) 1 cup Smoky Mayo (recipe at bottom)*BBQ Sauce Ingredients* 2 cups Ketchup 1/2…

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Breakfast Biscuit Sandwiches

A giant step up from a fast-food breakfast sandwich, this biscuit is topped with eggs, cheese and country ham ( jam optional.) Make the biscuits up ahead of time and keep them in the freezer for a fast fuel up in the morning before work or school, or for entertaining. These tender biscuits have a…

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Ham and Brie Baguette Sandwich

  Unwrapping a sad sandwich can be avoided with just a light smear of preserves across a crusty baguette.  I like to use fresh preserves like those made at Twin Oaks Farms in Bonifay, FL. This French inspired sandwich brings  joie de vivre to a rather ho-hum lunch. Tuck in slices of good ham, followed by slices of…

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