Thursday, April 16, 2009

Tips for Transforming the Ordinary into an Extraordinary Experience...

When making a turkey or ham sandwich, try adding some of your favorite jelly (cranberry, currant, mint, raspberry, etc.) for an unexpected but deliciously complimentary flavor that takes an ordinary sandwich and makes it extraordinary.

Adding jelly to a grilled cheese is also scrumptious.

This “tip” is something my Mom started doing a long long long time ago when I was a child while making sandwiches with the leftover turkey meat from Thanksgiving, and I think of her whenever I do it for my children. And yes sometimes I even do it just for me, and I do it anytime of the year when I want to add a little pizazz.

So Thanks Mom!

Did your mother have a special tip or trick she used to take something ordinary and make it extraordinary? If so, leave it in the comment section below and let me know if I have your permission to post it on the main page.


  1. I never make grilled cheese without the jam. I pass this tip on all the time but I don't know if people do it. They don't know what they are missing.

  2. I don't know...tomato on grill cheese is about as crazy as I want to get!

  3. sounds like turkey and cranberry mmmm