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Panini can be so much more than grilled cheese sandwiches
Avocado-Spinach Panini recipe

Avocado-Spinach Panini

Sure, tomato-mozzarella-basil panini are all-time classics (and especially good with summer tomatoes). But ooh, what a little improvisation can do when smashing fresh ingredients between two slices of bread, then cooking the combo until crispy. Best of all, you don't need a special appliance or utensil to make these panini meltingly delicious—simply "press" an extra saucepan and a couple of canned goods into service.

Chickpea, Beet and Apple Panini recipe

Chickpea, Beet and Apple Panini

Here are just a few of the possibilities: