I think it's safe to say that sandwiches are the best thing to happen to bread since it came sliced. I'm not too sure how people handled their meats and cheese pre-sandwich invention, but I imagine it to be tedious, rather sloppy and the source of many conflicts. I mean, you can only have so many mutton joints before you lose your head and wind up in crusade. So today, let us celebrate sandwiches and sanity with these fantastic new recipes from our beloved bloggers.
If you've ever been to Philadelphia then chances are you have witnessed long lines of people cropping up out of seemingly nowhere with the same look of hope and hunger in their eyes. Quite often than not a juicy cheese steak waits at the end of the queue, making every minute spent out in the rain, sleet or heat ultimately worth it. Before you go jumping on a bus and hopping in line yourself, take a look at this fab recipe for traditional Philly Cheesesteak from Faithful Provisions.
Flex your vegetarian muscles with this next recipe from Tablespoon's blog Taste for Adventure. This sandwich's Cilantro-Lime Marinade is sure to add some zest to your lunch break, while avocado and trusty tofu add some heft to the 'which for a more substantial meal. An all-natural nosh, this sandwich is safe for work or any other time you find yourself craving a nutritious meal than can be enjoyed with one hand.
One fish, two fish, red fish Vietnamese Bluefish. This spicy, sweet and sour sandwich from Monahan's Seafood is rich in flavor without sinking in your stomach like a lead zeppelin. Pair with a cool cuke salad, and voila: Meal of the Millenium.
While it proved to be a bitter task to pick just one out of the 40 delish dishes The Chive offered up in its own round-up of grilled cheese, I think the one I was most intrigued and delighted by was this beaut of sandwich: Jarlsberg with Arugula and Truffle Oil. Not as daring as the Grilled Mac and Cheese or as clever as the Buffle Bleu, but this sandwich is unparalleled in its sophistication and manages to take grilled cheese far far away from the diner counter and places it on a plate worthy of even the fussiest eaters.