Iconic State Sandwiches: Crab Style March 9 is National Crab Day. To mark the occasion, we’ll celebrate with sandwiches, of course. Unless you live near the Chesapeake Bay crab may not be your “go to” for everyday eating. Crab sandwiches, however, are a staple if you live in Maryland, Delaware or Virginia. Delaware is famous for Soft Shell Crab, while Maryland is known for Crab Cakes. Both make for some delicious sandwiches. Old Bay, anyone?!? Sandwich America© and USA Today 10Best set out to find the best Soft Shell Crab Sandwiches in Delaware and the best Crab Cake Sandwiches in Maryland...Read More
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Is Breakfast for Dinner Naughty? One of our FAVORITE ideas for family dinner is not dinner at all, but breakfast. There’s just something satisfying, delicious, and naughty (in a nice, innocent way) about having breakfast for dinner. Since February is National Hot Breakfast Month, and the month includes National Bagel & Lox Day (February 9), National Muffin Day (February 20), and National Pancake Day (February 21) there’s no better month to celebrate Sandwich Night in America with breakfast for dinner. Believe it or not, if you do a Google Search for “Breakfast for Dinner“, it will turn up 17,400,000...Read More
Canvas for Culinary Creativity What does it mean when we say a sandwich is a canvas for culinary creativity? Literally a sandwich can be a combination of any ingredients from any place. And, lots of places around the world have their own iconic sandwiches. There’s American standards like grilled cheese, po’ boys or peanut butter and jelly, Vietnamese Bánh Mì, Venezuelan-style Arepas, Polish Zapiekankas, French Croque Madame, Italian Panini, and Mexican Tortas. But, what happens when you combine sandwich styles? Creativity for sure. And, if you are lucky, you get a masterpiece like Eddie Hernandez’s Ham and Egg Torta. Who is Eddie?...Read More
From Ally’s Kitchen: Caribbean Grilled Cheese When you think of comfort food, what comes to mind? Mashed potatoes. Chicken soup. Pizza. Pasta. Certainly in that category is the grilled cheese sandwich. And, this Caribbean grilled double cheese sandwich is something that you’d never expect to taste when you bite into it! I have the privilege of doing cooking demos at ‘Live on Green’ in Pasadena, California. Live on Green is a three-day festival for families and children leading up to the iconic Rose Parade. There’s always so much to do, exhibits, face paintings, demonstrations, and every year the United...Read More
The Great American Sandwich Trail visits the City of Brotherly Love The name Philadelphia comes from the Greek for “brotherly love”. The city was founded in 1682 between the Delaware and Schuylkill rivers. Philadelphia is home to the Liberty Bell, the Declaration of Independence, and great food, namely Philly Cheesesteaks, Hoagies and Soft Pretzels. This is the perfect place for sandwiches, but what aboutEagles? You’d be hard-pressed to find this majestic bird in the wild anywhere in the city of brotherly love. Except on the football field, that’s where the Philadelphia Eagles shine. They made it all the way to this year’s...Read More
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