I will admit that at this time of year I miss school. I don’t miss homework but I miss buying Lisa Frank folders, pink pet erasers, finding out who was in my class and praying I didn’t get the “mean” teacher. And of course I miss lunch time, where you got to see who had what for lunch and if you were convincing enough, swap what you didn’t want for someone elses cookies. One thing that I would never want to swap however, was my egg salad sandwich. I loved the creaminess and the chunks of eggs with the soft white bread. It just reminds me of being a kid. As a result, every year around this time I make myself one.
I am pretty much a purest when it comes to my Egg Salad. I don’t like to add any fancy ingredients to it. Mayonnaise, not Miracle whip. Yellow mustard, not Dijon. I do, from time to time, like to add some red onions or lettuce on top of the salad. I also like to change up the bread from time to time too. Of course soft white bread is always a winner but I have also found that ciabatta is a nice change. The egg salad works itself nicely into the little holes in the bread.
Sourdough pretzels tossed with garlic, Parmesan and dill. A quick, easy and addictive snack perfect for Game Day.
A cool refreshing drink with green tea, mint, fresh blackberries and homemade lemonade.
A perfectly grilled pork chop topped with a spicy hatch chile pico de gallo.
Earthy cremini mushrooms stuffed with mozzarella, tomatoes and basil and then grilled to perfection.
Grilled chicken with a sticky, sweet hoisin glaze.
Chicken fingers marinated in Parmesan ranch dressing, dredged in Parmesan bread crumbs and baked until golden. Perfect for weeknight meals!
My name is Des. I’m a Mom to Kellan and Preston. Wife to Ryan. Dog mom to Pumpkin and lover of all things food. Whether it is cooking it, eating it, shopping for it or watching TV about it, food is one of my favorite things. Read more »
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