A zippy version of the classic deli side.
Easy Fig Jam Filled Challah
Challah mix and homemade fresh fig jam make for an easy, delicious bread.
Shishito Pepper Macaroni Salad
A zippy version of the deli counter classic.
Peppers and Olives Macaroni Salad
Ingredients: 1 lb macaroni, cooked to package instructions 1/3 cup mayonnaise 1/4 cup Dijon 1/4-1/3 cup coarsely chopped manzanilla olives with pimento (I used these which are prechopped) splash of olive juice 1 large cubanelle pepper, diced 1/2 red onion, minced 2 stalks celery, diced 1 teaspoon paprika 1/2 teaspoon […]
Homemade New Jersey Style Sloppy Joes
Ingredients: coleslaw: 14 oz bagged coleslaw mix (cabbage and shredded cabbage mix) 1/2 small red onion, very thinly sliced 1/4 cup mayonnaise 1/2 teaspoon dry mustard 1/4 teaspoon celery seed 1 tablespoon white wine vinegar salt white pepper Russian dressing: 3 tablespoons dill pickle relish 1 shallot, minced 1/4 cup […]
The Cloak and Dagger Sandwich
Ingredients: 1 lb sliced corned beef (preferably hot/warm) 8 slices seeded rye or pumpernickel bread (or rye and pumpernickel swirl) Coleslaw: 1 cup shredded cabbage 1/2 carrot, shredded 1/2 small onion, shredded 3 tablespoons mayonnaise 1/2 teaspoon Dijon mustard 1/4 teaspoon sugar 1/4 teaspoon celery seed 1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar […]
Ingredients: 1 corned beef (follow this recipe up to the cooking portion) 3 tablespoons whole coriander 3 tablespoons whole peppercorns 1 tablespoon dark brown sugar 1 1/2 teaspoons paprika Directions: Soak the meat 15 minutes in cold water. Rub with paprika and sugar. Using a mortar and pestle or other […]
Ingredients: 1 lb sliced corned beef 4 slices Swiss Cheese 8 slices rye bread (or rye and pumpernickel swirl) 1 cup sauerkraut, at room temperature or slightly warmed butter Russian dressing: 2 slices dill pickle, minced 1 shallot, minced 3 tablespoons mayonnaise 3 tablespoons sour cream 1/2 tablespoon prepared horseradish […]
Smoked Whitefish Spread
Ingredients: 1 lb. smoked whitefish chub 8 oz. block of cream cheese (reduced fat is fine) 1/4 cup light or regular sour cream 1/2 cup chopped green onions Directions: Carefully remove whitefish meat from the bones. The best way to do this is to find the spine, stick a fork […]
Rachel’s Italian Deli Panini
8 slices rosemary Italian bread 2 whole marinated artichokes, thinly sliced 4 slices sharp provolone 1/4 lb lean capicola 1/4 lb spicy sopressata 1/4 lb mortadella 1/4 lb prosciutto olive oil Directions: Create a single layer of each meat on one slice of bread. Top with single layer of marinaded […]