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Why use a sandwich press instead of an oven or pan?

I often make hot sandwiches. Usually I just put butter on the outsides of the bread, then put them in the oven just until the cheese melts. I see other people just put the sandwiches in a pan with ...
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pb&j taste like soap

So I got some scented dish washer soap the other day and my wife used it the first time the other day in the dish washer including by sandwich container. Today when I eat my pb&j she made it ...
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Sandwich wraps always getting way to crispy

I sometimes make sandwich wraps using water, flour, salt and oil. I mix salt, wheat flour and a tiny bit of olive oil and add hot water until I get a homogeneous sticky dough and let it rest for ...
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Does placement of ingredients and condiments on a sandwich change the taste?

When making a cold deli meat sandwich or a burger, does layering the solid ingredients and condiments in a different order change the taste or mouth-feel? If so, how and why? Are there reasons to ...
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how do some sandwiches feel creamy

I'm just learning to cook, I'm from India so sorry if my question is too stupid. I made a sandwich following the recipe given on some blogs, using chicken salami but my sandwich is DRY and many ...
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What is the best way to reheat a sub-style sandwich?

So you go to a deli, pizza place, or any number of places that will sell you a 12"+ hot sandwich (e.g. a philly cheeseteak). You eat half and save the other half for another day. When that other day ...
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What kind of homemade sandwich bread or wrap lasts longest?

I want to prepare a homemade bread, wrap, pita, or tortilla-like food, something to make in advance on weekends, to later fill with typical sandwich fillings, such mayonnaise, cheese, sliced meat, and ...
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Why do most sandwich makers have a triangular shape?

I've seen many hundreds of sandwich making machines in my life, and I noticed that in the vast majority of them, there is a diagonal protrusion that makes sandwiches come up in triangular shapes. ...
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What is this sandwich-salad dish?

I found this open-faced sandwich-like creation in several French-style bakeries in East Asia. The bottom is a narrow piece of toast. On top of this toast the dish is a bit like a salad. This salad ...
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How long will a shooter's sandwich keep?

A shooter's sandwich is intended to be eaten a long time after it is made. I understand that it originated, pre-refrigeration, as a meal that could be prepared the night before and taken on a hunt the ...
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Cheese Replacements in Sandwiches [closed]

I have developed an allergy to dairy and now can't have cheese. I'm a bit picky so I'm having trouble finding a replacement for cheese in my daily sandwiches. It's always cheese and ham or cheese and ...
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What makes a torpedo roll unique

In New York I've had assorted sandwiches on "Torpedo rolls". They are quite unique in flavor and texture unto themselves. I am a hobbyist baker and can't seem to figure them out. Anyone know what ...
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Can I use a waffle iron as a Panini press?

I have a basic but serviceable waffle iron I bought at a charity shop for a fiver. If I don't mind a waffle pattern on my sandwich, is there any real need for a Panini press?
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What should go in an Italian Sub sandwich?

I think its provolone, salami, ham, prosciutto, lettuce, tomatoes, onion, oil and vinegar. But I know that is just one variation. Is there a standard Italian sub that all are measured against?
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Toasting sandwich bread before packing a lunch - when is it appropriate?

When I make a sandwich to eat fresh, I pretty much always toast the bread. When I pack a sandwich to eat later, however, I don't. I've always thought that eating cold toast would be gross. Recently ...
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What cheeses work 'best' in melted cheese sandwich applications?

I enjoy both toasted and grilled cheese sandwiches, but I generally only alternate between havarti and muenster cheese. I would like to branch out but don't know where to start. These are the factors ...
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What kind of sandwich can be made with Shredded Beef?

it's my first time asking here so I am not exactly sure if this question is off-topic or not. So here's the question. My mother made something with shredded beef. I contains a little amount of greens ...
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What kind of meat is used in cheese steak?

I want to do some cheese steak at home. I was wondering what kind of meat should I buy. What part?
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Lunch meat is slimy on outside?

Sometimes when I buy lunch meat cuts, from the supermarket, they quickly slimy on the outside. Regardless of the date which is indicated by the sticker. I perform the taste, smell, and visual checks ...
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Are there guidelines for choosing bread for a sandwich?

I'm trying to figure out if there's a sort of "etiquette" to it, like there is with wine. Obviously, some sandwiches just "go" with a certain bread, like cream cheese and salmon on a bagel. I'm ...
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Ultimate Grilled Cheese : Keeping it together

Maybe it's called something else, but to me a grilled cheese sandwich with extra stuff in it is an "ultimate". The extra stuff I'm referring to is generally tomato, onion (thin sliced raw or grilled) ...
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My Cheese Melted while in the Fridge?

I have a sandwich that says "sell by 11/4". The sandwich is white bread, provolone cheese, turkey breast, and some lettuce wrapped in a plastic bag. I went to go eat the sandwich today and found that ...
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Is it cost effective to make your own roast beef sandwich?

Seeing how expensive deli meat is it sure seems like roast beef sandwiches would be cheaper to make if you did your own roast and sliced it thin. Are there any cons to this method? I imagine it ...