Pan Bagnat (Vegetable Sandwich)

Great bread makes all the distinction in this simple recipe. The name of the sandwich comes from the local Provençal language, Niçard, in which pan-banhat and the alternative spelling pan-bagnat mean “bathed/wet bread”. It is often misspelled “pain bagnat“, with the French pain rather that genuine local pan. The sandwich can be made with tuna…

Soupe à l’oignon ~ French Onion Soup

French Onion Soup ~Who does not like this soup? They serve it in virtually every restaurant out there.  It is a simple soup that packs a punch if made correctly. I made a really large batch so the pictures don’t add up to the smaller version quoted here. The rich flavor of the base is…

Cuban Panini and Herb de Provence “Chips”

A Cuban sandwich is a variation of a ham and cheese which was originally created in cafes catering to Cuban workers in Cuba and in the early Cuban immigrant communities of Florida: Key West and Ybor City, Tampa. Later on, Cuban exiles and expatriates brought it to Miami where it is also still very popular. The sandwich is made with ham, roasted pork, Swiss cheese, pickles and mustard on Cuban bread. Then it is pressed on…

Chipotle Pulled Pork Sandwiches

Takes about 15 minutes to prepare, and I cooked it for a minimum of 14 hours on low in a crock pot.  Sooo easy you need to try it!! 3.5 lbs Pork Shoulder picnic 1 sm can chipotles in adobo sauce 1 ltr root beer 2 medium onions chopped 2 tsp brown sugar Potato rolls/hamburger…