Hearty, delicious, and easy to prepare, sandwiches are as beloved as they are perfect for a multitude of meals. In The little book of big sandwiches, noted cookbook author Michael McLaughlin celebrates this great culinary tradition with a collection of over 50 fabulous recipes. Here are ideas for preparing sandwiches to please every palate, from such classics as New York-style Street Hot Dogs and old-fashioned Chicken Salad Sandwiches to contemporary twists on familiar favourites. Enjoy a Reuben Sandwich made even more delicious with Smoked Turkey, a Roast Pork and Apple Sandwich spiked with Horseradish Mayonnaise, a Crisp Salmon Fillet Sandwich with Green Chile Mayonnaise, or choose from twelve terrific Tuna Salad Sandwiches. Those with a penchant for lighter fare will relish Pesto Chicken Sandwiches with Roasted Red Peppers and Fontina, while a flavourful Focaccia Sandwich with Mushrooms, Garlicky Greens, and Goat Cheese will appeal to vegetable lovers.
With recipes for making delicious breads and spreads, as well as tips for creating your own tasty sandwich combinations, this inspiring compendium will transform your next picnic, brunch - even dinner!
A collaborator on The Silver Palate Cookbook and on El Paso Chile Company's Texas Border Cookbook, Michael McLaughlin is also the author of Fifty-Two Meat Loaves, The New American Kitchen, and The Back of the Box Gourmet, as well as The Mushroom Book (Chronicle Books, 1994). His articles have appeared in such publications as Bon Appetit, Food & Wine, and House Beautiful. He lives in Santa Fe, New Mexico.