the ultimate parmesan crusted grilled cheese sandwich

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Grilled cheese sandwich fans, rejoice! I’ve combined everything I know about making grilled cheese and melty cheese bread and consolidated all the best parts of those recipes into one ULTIMATE sandwich. It’s totally cheesy, ooey, gooey, heaven. It’s not at all complicated. You just have to know a few tricks. The below directions may sound…

fried chicken salad

friedchickensalad

We had a bunch of leftover fried chicken from our 4th of July picnic, so I made one of our favorite salads for dinner the next day. This salad is SO freaking good! I provide a link to my favorite Creamy Parmesan Peppercorn Ranch dressing which I think makes the ultimate Fried Chicken Salad topping,…

hawaiian mango tango tortellini salad

mangotangotortellini

Ohmygosh! Are you ready for this awesome salad? I created this by changing up my recipe for Mango Tango Chicken Salad a bit. This has mostly the same ingredients with a few key changes that I think you’re going to love. My hubby enjoyed this for part of his dinner last night, and breakfast and…

{halfway to hana} maui banana bread

hanabanana

There’s this awesome little rest stop/gift shop/cafe on the Road to Hana, Maui. We happened to be  traveling that road on a gorgeous day in 2003 when we visited that amazing island. By the time we were halfway to Hana, we had already seen more waterfalls than we ever had in our lifetimes, visited the…

{just like island restaurant’s} beach bowl

beachbowl

I adore Island Restaurant‘s burgers, salads and dinner bowls. The Beach Bowl is one of my favorite treats to make at home! It’s so easy, healthy, and delicious. And those colors! Such a pretty dish. We recently made these yummy bowls when our friend Dana came to visit. You want to start with a pot…