Grub Americana


Chicago Style Hot Dog

Often described as “dragged through the garden” (reference to all of the vegetable toppings) this hot dog is a joy to eat in honor of the Windy City.

New York Pushcart Hot Dog

The recipe for onion sauce was given to me by a former co-worker and friend who sold his pushcart after 14 years selling hot dogs in New York City’s Central Park.

Carolina Slaw Dog

Delicious Carolina style slaw dogs topped with a creamy tangy coleslaw.

Sloppy Joes

This homemade sloppy joe recipe is quick, easy, and inexpensive.

The Elvis

This recipe makes 4 sandwiches Whatcha Need: 2 tablespoons butter, softened 8 slices white bread 1/2 cup smooth peanut butter 1 large, ripe banana, sliced 1/4 cup honey 12 slices bacon, Sauteed until crispy Whatcha Do: Spread the butter on 1 side of each slice of bread. On the other side of half of the […]

Peanut Butter & Jelly Flautas

Did you know astronauts prefer their peanut butter & jelly in tortillas instead of bread? This recipe makes 2 flauntas Whatcha Need: 2 medium flour tortillas 4 tablespoons creamy peanut butter 2 tablespoons strawberry jam, jelly or preserves 2 bananas, peeled Whatcha Do: Place tortillas on a paper towel and microwave for 10 seconds. Spread […]

Peanut Butter and Jelly Sandwich

This recipe is for the classic peanut butter and jelly sandwich. Feel free to get the creative juices flowing and embellish as little or as much as your heart desires. Recipe makes 1 sandwich Whatcha Need: 2 slices white sandwich bread 1 tablespoon creamy peanut butter (or crunchy if preferred) 2 teaspoons grape jelly or […]

Krispy Kreme Bacon Peanut Butter & Jelly Sandwich

While this sandwich was originally made using Krispy Kreme doughnuts, feel free to enjoy it using your favorite brand of doughnut. This recipe is sure to satisfy the sweet tooth in all of us. Whatcha Need: 4 doughnuts, halved 1/2 cup peanut butter, smooth or crunchy 1/4 cup Nutella, or other chocolate-hazelnut spread 4 tablespoons […]