The elements of the perfect hamburger are a patty of ground beef in a soft round bun, served with ketchup, pickles, and
onions. You may add other condiments, whatever you like, but the meat itself
must be of prime quality or it’s not worth the effort. What people prefer on
their hamburger can vary from region to region in the United States.
The perfect Fall dinner or lunch sandwich when the tomatoes are ripe. I like to use my vine-ripened tomatoes. So good!
Beef on Weck (Beef on Wick or Weck)
Thinly sliced rare roast beef (piled high as 6 inches) on a freshly baked kummelweck roll. This sandwich is a staple of Buffalo, New York.
This sandwich is a favorite of both my husband and I. Especially during the fresh tomato season.
This recipe and photo are courtesy of Jane Butel.
The chimichanga, or "chimi," has achieved cult status in Tucson. A chimichanga is a burrito prepared with a choice
of meat, vegetables, and spices. deep-fried to a golden perfection, and served on a bed or lettuce with cheese and mild sauce.
These are basically individual pies filled with meats and vegetables that are cooked together. The identifying feature of the Cornish pasty
is really the pastry and it’s crimping.
Croque Madame Egg Sandwich
This breakfast-style sandwich is good anytime of the day. Especially for breakfast or brunch.
Tasty, toasted Cuban sandwiches are Miami's favorite snack. These treats can be found in most Miami restaurants, but the
best places to buy them are from the street corner-snack bars, called loncherias.
Egg Salad Sandwich
Egg Salad Sandwiches has always been one of my very favorite sandwiches!
What is a Fluffernutter?
It is not just a regular sandwich, but a Fluffernutter Sandwich! It is a
calorie-laden sandwich made with two slices of bread layered with peanut
butter and Marshmallow Fluff, and sometimes along with the occasional banana.
French Dip Sandwich
It is a beef sandwich on a long white French roll that is dipped into pan juices. American menus often describe the pan
juice as “au jus.” Au jus is a French expression, which means “with broth”
or “with juice.”
Gourmet Roast Beef Deli Sandwich
What could be better than a wonderful roast beef sandwich?
Grilled Parmigiano Reggiano Cheese Sandwich
A very unusual and tasty cheese sandwich. So simple and so good! The pepper makes a wonderful tasting statement along
with the Parmigiano Reggiano cheese, so use good peppercorns and grind them fresh. Cut into small finger sandwiches,
these go great to serve at your wine tastings.
This sandwich is considered the signature dish of Springfield, Illinois, the home of Abraham Lincoln. This
sandwich will make your arteries cringe and your taste buds rejoice! Today's sandwiches now offer either a thick fried ham steak or two large hamburger patties,
and the cheese sauce is poured over the fries.
Hot Brown Sandwich
Chef Fred K. Schmidt at the Brown Hotel in Louisville, Kentucky, created The Hot Brown sandwich in 1926. Today, this sandwich is considered the
signature food of the hotel restaurant.
Italian Grilled Chicken and Pesto Panini
This Panini is full of lively flavors. If you make your own basil pesto, it is a cinch to put together.
James Beard's Onion Sandwiches
James Beard refers to these sandwiches in his book Beard on Food. I first tasted these wonderful onion sandwiches at a wine
tasting. They are fantastic! This is quite possibly the perfect reward, along with a glass of wine, for yourself and your guests.
Lettuce Wraps or Lettuce Tacos
You've tried burritos and pita pockets, now try Lettuce Wraps, the latest trend at Asian restaurants.
Cool and crispy lettuce combined for delicious, hands on meals! In addition, they are healthy!
Limburger Cheese Sandwich
My father, Kenneth Stewart, loved limburger sandwiches! As a young girl, whenever Dad would eat one of his strong
smelling sandwiches, my brothers and I would cover our noses and make funny noises as he shooed us off.
Naan Bread with Tomato Raisin Fusion Salsa
This makes an easy healthy and quick snack or meal. This would even be great
as an appetizer, as the flavors are very bright and complex. This is similar
and reminds me of a
Navajo Fry Bread - Indian Tacos
Indian fry bread is the foundation of a popular dish called Indian Tacos. Originally known as Navajo Tacos, they
have been adopted by other tribes. Indian tacos are the universal modern pow wow food. They are also popular attractions at many fairs, festivals, and
outdoor summer shows held in the southwest.
New Orleans Muffuletta Sandwich
The muffufletta sandwiches' nickname is simply “muff.” These sandwiches can be found all over New Orleans from delis to pool halls and the
corner grocery stores. It is considered as much a signature sandwich of New Orleans as the Po' Boy Sandwich.
Philadelphia Cheese Steak
A cheese steak sandwich is not really a steak at all – it is a sandwich made with chipped steak, steak that has been
frozen and sliced really thin) and cooked on a grill top.
Pork Adobo Tacos - Slow Cooker - Crock Pot Recipe
This is a wonderful version of tacos that uses lean pork tenderloin and dried Ancho chile peppers. The peppers offer a lovely richness to a beautiful deep mahogany sauce.
There are probably as many different carnita recipes as there are chili con carne recipe. In Mexico, carnitas are a popular snack.
The pork is often used as a filling in tacos, but carnitas are cooked and eaten in a variety of styles.
Prosciutto de Parma Quesadillas
This delicious Prosciutto de Parma Quesadilla recipe and photo were shared with my by Karen Calanchini, Food Stylist and Photographer, of Redding, CA.
Quesadillas - Sincronizadas
Quesadillas originated in the central part of Mexico, but they have traveled across the southwest over the years, and have
taken on many different characteristics. Quesadillas are corn tortillas
filled with cheese (thus the name “quesa” dilla).
Quesadillas with Cheese
This delicious Quesadillas with Cheese recipe and photo were shared with my by Karen Calanchini, Food Stylist and Photographer, of Redding, CA.
Karen like to serve these delicious quesadillas with her
Spicy Chili with Peppers.
Radish, Butter, and Bread (open-faced sandwiches)
This is a favorite appetizer that has appeared on European menus for decades. Four ordinary ingredients - bread, butter, salt, and radishes -
become a gourmet delight when they are eaten together.
A grilled sandwich made with corned beef, Swiss cheese, sauerkraut, and Russian dressing on rye bread. There are a couple of legends or stories involving
the creation of the Reuben Sandwich. I can find no actual evidence to support either claim. You be the judge!
Roasted Chicken, Tomato, and Cheese Panino Sandwich
This delicious and easy-to-make roasted chicken panini sandwich recipe and photo were shared with my by Karen
Calanchini, Food Stylist and Photographer, of Redding, CA.
Scallop Fish Tacos
A fun way to enjoy the fresh flavors of Mexican cuisine all wrapped up in a soft taco. This will even work with your diet!
Smoked Salmon Sandwiches on Pumpernickel
A wonderful and tasty way to use smoked salmon. The pumpernickel bread gives that "little something special" to the sandwich.
Burritos are great for parties, friends dropping over, or any other time. Just cook your meat and place it in the middle of a buffet style table with all the
toppings readily available for guest to build their own burrito! You can even make a variety of meats to serve, so that everyone can get just what they want!
Spicy Beef Wrap
I've adapted this wonderful recipe is from the Seattle & King County Public Health website.
The name comes from the Italian spiedo meaning “kitchen cooking spit.” Originally made from lamb, they are now made
with virtually any meat. It is chunks of lamb, pork, chicken, beef, or venison that has been marinated for days in a tart sauce and then grilled on
a metal skewer, usually over charcoal or gas.
Tomato, Basil and Avocado Tortilla Sandwich
This was so nice to eat for breakfast on a cool summer morning. This tortilla sandwich would also be great anytime of the day.
Tuna Salad Sandwich
I created this recipe when wanting to fix something different for lunch. I stuffed this tuna salad into a garden-ripened tomato. It was delicious! This
would also make a wonderful tuna salad sandwich.
Tuna Supreme Sandwich
I'm a tuna sandwich lover from way back (childhood). I never would have thought
that I would like any tuna sandwich other than the traditional one that I
grew up with. This sandwich converted me. This tuna spread will tingle your
taste buds with all the delicious flavors.
How about surprising your guests with these delicious Turkey-Cranberry Sliders?
Veggie Hummus Wrap
This is a very simple and easy homemade lunch wrap to prepare, as I always have chickpeas, garlic,
fresh lemons, and olive oil in my pantry. This hummus recipe has fewer
calories and less fat and salt than store-bought varieties.
Using your favorite bread, some butter or margarine, and of course, Vegemite.
Walleye's delicate meat is white and flaky and no matter how it is prepared, it is delicious. One of the locals' favorite
ways to eat walleye is in a sandwich. A day of fishing would not be complete without a traditional shore lunch featuring freshly caught walleye from the
icy waters. Thin fillets are breaded and either deep-fried, grilled, or pan-fried, and served in a fresh French loaf or on a hamburger bun with
lettuce, tomato, and tartar sauce.