Apricot Brie Arugula Baguette Sandwiches

Apricot Brie Arugula Baguette Sandwiches

Sometimes you just need something quick.  Maybe you’re busy getting chores done around the house.  Maybe you’re running low on energy or culinary get-up-and-go.  Or maybe, the weather outside is so nice and you’re seriously whooping your hubby’s butt at a game of Bags and don’t want to lose your mojo by stopping to make dinner, so you slap together some bread, jam, cheese, and arugula for a super quick and easy baguette sandwich supper.  Yep, that’s the one.

Grilled Spring Veggie Pasta with Blue Cheese and Balsamic Syrup

In my house, the dude is NOT the grill master, it’s this dudette (thumbs pointing at myself).  Nothing makes me happier than sweating bullets in the hot Missouri sun standing in front of a flaming veggie-covered grate with my face about to melt off from the heat of the grill, tongs in one hand and a glass of Sauvignon Blanc in the other.  It’s pure joy.  I get so stoked when spring arrives because one of my favorite things to grill is asparagus, I could eat mountains of it…and when you combine them with grilled portabella mushrooms, blue cheese, balsamic syrup, and garlicky pasta the birds sing, rainbows beam, and fairies flutter about doing a happy dance…at least that’s what happens in my head…what, too much wine?

Ok, let’s get it on!  Grilling, that is.