The obvious stars of these Avocado, Bacon, and Ham Sandwiches are the crusty, chewy baguette and dry-cured country ham – but the avocado really steals the show. These sandwiches have no cheese, and you’ll never miss it. An easy, but worthy recipe.
What I learned in college: a can of tuna in oil and some mayo can make a great sandwich. What I learned from My Tartare: tuna fish can be turned into an exquisite tuna salad, quickly and easily. Check out this recipe.
This is the Donna Reed of chicken salad sandwiches, meaning domestic perfection, of course. But you know the disreputable character she played in “From Here to Eternity?” Well, it’s got a little of that Donna Reed in it, too. It’s party-flavored comfort food made with chicken that was spit-roasted, partially eaten, and then cast aside.
This bread gets its rich, fresh, depth of flavor from nuts, nut-meal, oregano, sour cream, and thyme. Starting with a sponge and kneading the final dough by hand are key to giving this bread its unbelievable texture and complex flavor. Refrigerating the dough helps you to manage time and the bread to develop character.
Considering that baking a hand-crafted loaf of bread takes a bit of hands-on experience, this is an easy recipe.
Product Review: Lithuanian Rye Bread, from Chicago-based Today’s Temptation. Rating: Doubly-Excellent! It has a hearty onion and caraway flavor and a fantastic texture. It also happens to be vegan.
If you want to have friends over, and you want to serve something interesting, but you want to keep things comfortable and relaxed, Slawppy Joes are perfect. They’re fancy enough to say “I made something special for you” while also acknowledging that “you’re not exactly the Queen of England, though, are you?”