California Club Sandwich and Awards

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California Club Sandwich

Lauren at GoLo Kitchen and I are doing a recipe swap today. She baked up and blogged about my yummy Citrus Cream Cheese Pull Apart Rolls and I’m featuring her favorite sandwich which she calls her Super Awesome Totally Stellarly Delicious California Club Sandwich. How could I resist a sandwich with a name like that? And it lives up to the title too. My daughter said this sandwich totally rocks.

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Lauren has so many delicious recipes on her site that it was hard to pick just one but when I saw the California Club sandwich it was calling my name. We were headed to Newport Beach, California for a family vacation and it seemed like the perfect place to make a super awesome California Club sandwich even more super awesome with fresh California produce from the Huntington Beach Farmer’s Market.

We spent the day playing on Huntington Beach and then hit the Farmer’s Market for dinner and shopping. We loaded up on tons of amazingly sweet fresh fruits and fresh veggies to make our super awesome California Club sandwich.

The next day at our condo, we made the Super Awesome Totally Stellarly Delicious California Club Sandwiches and everyone was in sandwich heaven. There was a bit of guacamole left over after all the sandwiches were made, and even though we were stuffed from the huge, delicious sandwiches, we managed with the help of a few tortilla chips to finish off all of the creamy, delicious guacamole in one sitting too.

If you haven’t had guacamole on a Club sandwich you need to give it a try. Thanks Lauren for the recipe swap. I have a new favorite sandwich!


Lauren describes her guacamole as “Mexican heaven in your mouth” and I agree.


California Club Sandwich and Awards
Yield: 2 sandwiches

California Club Sandwich and Awards

Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes


  • 2 pieces of good quality bread (I bought cheese rolls from a local market)
  • mayonnaise
  • Guacamole (recipe below)
  • bacon and lots of it
  • tomato slices
  • deli turkey slices (I used pepper turkey and black forest ham)
  • cheese is optional (I used provolone)


  • 2 ripe Haas avocados
  • 1 lime, juiced
  • 1 garlic clove, finely minced (I used grated garlic)
  • salt
  • pepper
  • 1 small roma tomato, diced
  • 2 tablespoons cilantro, chopped (optional–I forgot to buy this)


  1. Build a sandwich using the ingredients above.


  1. Open ripe avocados, remove the seed and scoop out the flesh into a large bowl.
  2. Squeeze lime juice over avocados and mash slightly. Stir in remaining ingredients and serve!

*I find it is best when you let the guacamole sit in the fridge 20-30 minutes to let the garlic work its magic


Two sweet bloggers recently gave me some lovely awards. Carol, of Songberries, award me the Versatile Blogger and the Beautiful Blogger awards. Carol is a fellow baker with lots of delicious recipes and giveaways on her site.


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Claudia, Foodessa, awarded me the Circle of Friends Award. Claudia’s motto is that “Food should be… visually pleasing…tasty…delicious…memorable!” And the recipes she shares definitely are.

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Thanks ladies for the awards. I feel very honored that you enjoy my blog and thought of me for these awards. The best thing about blogging is the wonderful friendships I’ve made with other bloggers worldwide. Food bloggers really are the nicest people and definitely make me happy!

I am passing these awards on to my wonderful circle of blogging friends. Feel free to copy and paste these award badges on your blog and list the Top 10 things that make you happy. Also be sure and stop by Songberries and Foodessa and check out there delicious blogs

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