There are few things I enjoy more for lunch than a good panini, so when I saw my leftover Easter ham in the fridge I knew just what I’d make. The folks at Ile de France Cheese sent me some of their Brie cheese and it made the perfect grilled sammy today. Creamy and delicious, you all have got to try this sometime. Thank you Ile de France!

If this doesn’t float your boat use your leftover ham in scrambled eggs, rice, pasta, a nice chef salad, mac and cheese, scalloped potatoes, pizza, frittata and anything else I may have left out. Sky’s the limit! Let’s all eat ham!


Ham and Brie Panini with Spinach and Whole Grain Mustard

2-3 Tablespoons whole grain mustard
6 inch ciabatta loaf, cut in half
4-5 slices Ile de France Brie Cheese
slices of leftover Easter ham
Fresh baby spinach leaves

1. Preheat grill pan over medium heat. spread mustard on inside of bread then layer bottom bread with brie cheese, ham, spinach then more cheese. Close with top piece of bread. Brush both sides of ciabatta with extra virgin olive oil and place onto hot grill pan. Press down on sandwich with something heavy like a pan or spatula to melt sandwich together. Grill for 2 minutes per side or until golden brown. Remove and serve.

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Easter Festivities
My boys with their cousins having fun at Great Granna’s for their egg coloring and hunt in AZ

My little cutie pie coloring eggs, pre-stitches

Egg hunting in Newport

Brothers helping each other. Had to snap a picture, because it doesn’t happen often!

Ahh, the best part, let’s see what we got!

My little cutie right after he got his stitches.

My sis, me and Mom hanging together in AZ last week. These are the moments I miss most! These ladies are the best.
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See you all soon with that cake I promised! Have a great week!