November 03, 2011
National Sandwich Day
Though Myrna rightfully asserts that there is a "day for everything" now, I still will gladly celebrate National Sandwich Day, which, it happens, is today. I love love love love love sandwiches. They are possibly my favorite food ever. And if I ever own a food store, it will be a sandwich shop. And I spend way more hours than is healthy thinking of bold new combinations for inside my sandwiches. Here are some that I've had bookmarked for a while.
+ This is admittedly more work than most people are willing to do for a simple sandwich (fools!), but who doesn't want to devour a Grilled Tallegio and Walnut Sandwich with Roasted Grapes? (WSJ)
+ I'm saving this Curried Smoked Turkey Salad Sandwich for Thanksgiving leftovers. Food52 has a great sandwich roundup too, here. (Food 52)
+ Slow-roasted tomatoes take this BLT over the top. And are perfect for fall, since fresh tomatoes are less flavorful and need some help. (Not Without Salt)
+ Or sub out the tomatoes for fresh pears. (Scanwiches)
+ Shrimp Paste is a fun alternative to tuna salad, and just as versatile. (Design*Sponge)
+ Green olive tapenade with roasted beets and lots of peppery arugula. You won't miss the deli meats, I promise you. (Photo, above, from My New Roots.)
No, I am going to go home and make a sandwich (aged Gouda, quick roasted onions, grainy German mustard, and spinach on home-made whole-wheat sourdough) for dinner and a sandwich (marshmallow fluff and cherry jam on graham crackers) for dessert.
UPDATE: Hepburn sent me this. Oh yes: