Sandwiches & Wraps Recipes

There's more to a sandwich than bread and mayo; a great filling can be held together by more things than two slices of bread. This section contains easy and delicious sandwich ideas for everyday meals and to-go quick lunches, and unique fillings for (tortilla) wraps. For those occasions when small means more, there are mini sandwiches and sliders.

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Visualizing our Christmas Eve meal

The other Sunday was the final day of the photo shoot for Sam's portfolio. We had to cook/assemble/plate five different dishes in one afternoon so that she could complete her set of photos. What we came up with turned out to … [Read more...]

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Banh mi sandwich with fried eggs

Over at About Southeast Asian Food, I've started publishing and the first two articles are about banh mi -- that iconic Vietnamese snack that is part French and part indigenous Vietnamese.Just to clarify, banh mi is the … [Read more...]

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Midnight snack: pizza-style crisp tortillas

I'll never understand the sweeping generalization that midnight snacks are unhealthy. Whoever coined it must have lived at a time before there was electricity and no one worked after nightfall. But this is the 21st century, … [Read more...]

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Vegetarian burrito with beans and mushrooms

I've always wondered if black-eyed peas were different from black-eyed beans. It appears that they're the same. After that discovery, I chanced upon dried sitaw (yard-long) beans at the grocery and I wondered of sitaw beans … [Read more...]

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SPAM mini open-faced sandwiches

Speedy loves SPAM. He really, truly does. With bread, with rice, as pizza topping, in pasta sauce... in whatever form. But nothing intrigued him more than SPAM musubi, that iconic Hawaiian creation that defies categorization. … [Read more...]

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Spinach quesadillas

I can hear the noise from firecracker explosions as I write this, and it isn't even December 31 yet. On Facebook, author Geraldine Maayo posted about what she calls the impertinence of hospitals preparing for firecracker … [Read more...]