The Dagwood Sandwich originated from the comic strip character named Dagwood Bumstead, in the “Blondie” comic strip back in the 1930’s. The term, Dagwood Sandwich denotes a tremendous size sandwich with an infinite amount of ingredients. According to the creator of the comic strip, the only thing Dagwood could prepare in the kitchen was a […]
Cate’s Corner is a monthly series where Cate shares her experiences of growing up with celiac disease and how she manages it as an active college student. Here is the 3rd installment of her story… Surprisingly enough, there are many gluten free lunch alternatives for school lunches and after school or pre-game snacks.
What is a Muffuletta Sandwich? A Muffuletta Sandwich originated among Italian immigrants in New Orleans, Louisiana in the early 1900’s. It is made on a large, round and somewhat flattened loaf with a sturdy texture, similar to focaccia. The roll is split in half and topped with an olive salad and assortment of Italian meats […]
The origin of the Po Boy has many competing versions, but the most widely accepted story holds that the sandwich was invented in New Orleans during the 1929 Street Car strike. This inexpensive sandwich was created to feed unemployed workers, the Poor Boy. This name was later transferred into a sandwich, the Po Boy.
Do you want to make the best chicken parmesan sandwich ever? It all starts with crispy fried chicken cutlets, smothered in tomato sauce then topped with mozzarella and Parmesan cheeses. In Italian, it is called Pollo Alla Parmigiana. I like to call it just Chicken Parm. Put this between two slices of fresh bread, to create […]
The Crab Cake is composed of Crab Meat and other various ingredients, such as bread or crackers, mayonnaise, eggs, spices, and seasonings. The Cake can be broiled, baked, fried or grilled and then served on a roll, as a sandwich or plated, as the main entree or even as an appetizer. Crab Cakes are popular […]
The Cuban Pressed Sandwich – or the Cubano – was said to have been created in Cuba in the late 1800’s. It was a simple sandwich for Cuban workers traveling in Key West and Miami, but later became popular in the Ybor (Tampa, FL) area. The Sandwich is made with ham, roasted pork, Swiss cheese, […]
A Cheesesteak is sautéed ribeye steak with melted cheese, in a crusty Amoroso roll. The steak is thinly sliced and grilled with your choice of veggies. The original cheesesteak sandwich was first created without cheese in the 1930’s, but later cheese was added. Serious steak connoisseurs prefer Cheese Wiz on their cheesesteak however, Provolone and American Cheese is often […]
This delightful sandwich is packed with flavor for a deliciously light meal. For convenience, make ahead and store in your refrigerator for several sandwiches during the week. This recipe can also be tossed with gluten free elbows to bring on your next picnic.