American Sandwich

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Gibbs Smith, 2009 - Cooking
Got a hankering for a Kentucky Hot Brown? A serious need for a Navajo Taco? Craving an authentic Florida Cuban? Then this is the cookbook for you! You can thank John Montagu, the Fourth Earl of Sandwich, for its invention, though he probably wasn't the first guy to put stuff between two pieces of bread. No matter who created it, the sandwich is still the king of food in America. We eat more than 45 billion sandwiches per year, with the average person consuming 193 sandwiches annually! That's a lot of mustard!
From Po'Boys to Lobster Rolls, Buffalo Burgers to Muffalettas, Becky Mercuri has a recipe for every sandwich imaginable, and a location in each region where you can find the real thing. Or, fix up a mess of your favorite regional sammies without ever leaving the comfort of your own kitchen!
Learn about the history of the sandwich, the birth of Wonder Bread, the influence of immigrant flavors and foods, and the origins of each unique regional specialty sandwich in this affordable little American culinary road trip.

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American Sandwich: Great Eats from All 50 States

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The consultant for the PBS special Sandwiches That You Will Like , Mercuri (Food Festival, U.S.A. ) provides fun facts and stories behind such signature American specialties as Philadelphia's Cheese ... Read full review

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Page 6 - Small button mushrooms will keep very well in a bottle of sweet oil-first peeling the skin, and cutting off the stalks. HAM SANDWICHES Cut some thin slices of bread very neatly, having slightly buttered them; and, if you choose, spread on a very little mustard. Have ready some very thin slices of cold boiled ham, and lay one between two slices of bread. You may either roll them up, or lay them flat on the plates. They are used at supper, or at luncheon. You may substitute for the ham, cold smoked...
Page 17 - Broth (see recipe on page 3) or water 2 tablespoons lemon juice '/2 tablespoon white wine vinegar 1 teaspoon dried oregano Salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste 1...

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