Category Archives: Sandwiches

Shrimp po’boy and purple slaw

June 14

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One of the things we bought on our original outing to T and T supermarket was a one pound box of frozen shrimp. It’s been sitting in our freezer until the morning when I decided I should open it up and make some dinner. You couldn’t really tell what was in there, but what I got was a lot of beady eyes staring back at me.

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Grilled Cheese with Pickled Onions and Cilantro Almond Harissa Spread

May 15, 2013

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Yes, my first post is a recipe for a sandwich. A fancy grilled cheese sandwich at that.

In defense of the sandwich though (as if grilled cheese ever needs defending, right?) there were a couple of things that I wanted to try out and a sandwich seemed like a perfect vehicle for both.

In both cases, the ingredients I’ve been hankering to make myself/use are both a product of my new ‘station’ in life. I (very) recently moved to Calgary, Alberta, a land of Safeways, Superstores and beef, lots of beef. Although I am probably being a little harsh on my new home, first impressions were pretty dire.

However, there have been two food-related lights at the end of the tunnel.
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