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  • Great Grilled Cheese - Book Review
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    Great Grilled Cheese – Book Review

    If you love grilled cheese and want some great recipe variations for this classic American sandwich then we recommend Great Grilled Cheese, by award-winning cookbook author Laura Werlin.  Besides two classic grilled cheese recipes, Werlin demonstrates the sandwich’s versatility with many variations.  Here are a few of Werlin’s recipes that we have made and eaten: French- Styled Grilled Ham And […]

  • Ariela's Favorite Sandwich
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    Ariela’s Favorite Sandwich

    By Ariela A. – Age 14 My favorite sandwich is the BLT. First, my most important reason why I like the BLT Sandwich is because it has bacon on it, like what kid doesn’t like bacon cause I know I do. Next, the second most important reason is that this is my favorite sandwich and […]

  • Taylor's Favorite Sandwich
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    Taylor’s Favorite Sandwich

    By Taylor A – Age 11 My favorite sandwich is ham and cheese it is so good.  It is my favorite sandwich because it is so good.  I eat it at school with my friends.  It has ham and cheese on it.  Who does not like that because I know I love it.  That is […]

  • The Price You Pay For A Sandwich
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    The Price You Pay For A Sandwich

    Finally, there is an answer to an age old question:  What is the price you pay for a sandwich made at home as opposed to ordering out? Please check out Rob Cockerham’s web page—How Much Inside A Sandwich.  There you can try out Rob’s sandwich calculator, which calculates the cost of: bread – condiments – […]

  • Melissa and Doug Sandwich Making Set
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    Melissa and Doug Sandwich Making Set

    Develop your child’s sandwich making skills early with the Melissa and Doug Sandwich Making Set.  It includes 16 sliceable, wooden pieces that “crunch” when cut with the included wooden knife. This set contains two kinds of bread, cheeses, vegetables, meats, sliceable wooden bread rolls, tomatoes, lettuce, meats, an apple and more. This is an instant […]

  • Getting High And Eating Sandwiches
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    Getting High And Eating Sandwiches

    Getting high and eating sandwiches—at least that’s what construction workers will do as they build the Freedom Tower, the main building of the new World Trade Center. A shipping container will house a Subway sandwich shop that will move up the tower about one story every week or two as it reaches its final 1776 […]

  • Bauru Sandwich - Famous Sandwich Of Brazil
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    Bauru Sandwich – Famous Sandwich Of Brazil

    The Bauru sandwich is the namesake of the city of Bauru.  With a population over 360,000, Bauru is located in the State of Sao Paulo, Brazil.  It’s where Pelé began playing soccer and where Brazilian astronaut, Marcos Pontes, was born. The Bauru sandwich actually originated in the city of Sao Paulo at the Ponte Chic restaurant […]

  • Arepa Sandwich - A Favorite Of Latin America
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    Arepa Sandwich – A Favorite Of Latin America

    Have you ever had an arepa sandwich?  If no, you are missing out.  If yes, we’d love to know where you had your arepa sandwich or the recipe you used. Arepas are the delicious national food and native bread of Venezuela and Columbia.  Made from corn flour, arepas might have originated as a food staple for poor natives, though […]

  • Bread Can Make You Happy!
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    Bread Can Make You Happy!

    Bread can make you happy and not just because it tastes so good. Research at the University of York and Hull York Medical School has found a connection between depression and low levels of folate (folate comes from leafy vegetables, beans, cereal and sunflower seeds).  Dr. Simon Gilbody and his research team examined 11 previous […]

  • Is A Panini Sandwich at Panera Bread A Healthy Sandwich?
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    Is A Panini Sandwich at Panera Bread A Healthy Sandwich?

    A trip to the local Panera bakery may be a weekly – or daily – habit, and it’s hard to miss the hot panini’s served up each day, fresh off the grill… Please read the full story by Sabah Karimi at Associated Content.

  • Healthy Turkey Sandwich
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    Healthy Turkey Sandwich

    If you want to do something healthy and different with your Christmas turkey leftovers, here is a healthy turkey sandwich recipe slightly adapted from master chef Emeril Lagassee’s, great book 20-40-60.  And, this recipe is so simple! Pressed Turkey, Pesto and Provolone Sandwich Ingredients: 1 tablespoon of prepared pesto (we like Basil Pesto by Elki) 2 slices […]

  • Easy Way To Bake Bread
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    Easy Way To Bake Bread

    Here is master bread baker Jim Lahey, demonstrating his very easy way to bake bread—the no-knead method.  Please read our review of Jim Lahey’s new book “My Bread.”

  • Sandwich Shop Thief Found Dead In A Vent
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    Sandwich Shop Thief Found Dead In A Vent

    Extra, extra, read all about it…Sandwich shop thief gets caught in vent… In Jacksonville, Florida, according to police, a white, nude man, likely in his thirties, was found stuck in a small vent while apparently trying to rob a sandwich shop—he was dead. According to WJXT-TV, an employee who opened the store spotted the wanna-be  thief’s […]

  • Charm City Burger Company
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    Charm City Burger Company

    Jogging on Hillsboro Boulevard in Deerfield Beach, Florida, about a half mile from the beach, I saw a sign for Charm City Burger Company on the eastbound side of the street. I did a bit of Internet research on Charm City Burger when I returned from my run.  There were many rave reviews and a […]

  • Famous Chilean Sandwiches - Barros Luco and Barros Jarpa
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    Famous Chilean Sandwiches – Barros Luco and Barros Jarpa

    The Barros Luco and Barros Jarpa are two famous Chilean sandwiches. The Barros Luco was named after Ramón Barros Luco, President of Chile in the early 1900s.  While President, he ate at a restaurant named Confiteria Torres, where he would order a “steak with melted cheese on homemade bread.”   The Confiteria Torres, founded in 1879, remains open today. […]

  • Sandwich Lovers and Food Writers - Help Wanted
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    Sandwich Lovers and Food Writers – Help Wanted

    Big Fat Sandwich needs your help.   We are looking for sandwich lovers and food writers willing to review your favorite sandwich shops and restaurants. Of course, contributors will receive full credit and Big Fat Sandwich will link to any contributing food websites, sandwich websites and diet/nutrition websites.  We will also provide links to the reviewed […]

  • The Grease Trucks' Fat Darrell Sandwich
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    The Grease Trucks’ Fat Darrell Sandwich

    Adam Richman, the star of the Travel Channel’s Man V. Food, is finding and eating the best big fat sandwiches in America.  According to Travel Channel, one segment tonight will have Adam doing his local food challenge at The Grease Trucks, Rutgers University, New Jersey. Famous for their big fat sandwiches, The Grease Trucks are […]

  • Get The Skinny On Some Sandwich Calorie Calculators
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    Get The Skinny On Some Sandwich Calorie Calculators

    To keep a healthy body weight, a moderately active guy needs about 2500 calories per day.  A moderately active woman needs about 2100 calories.  Of course these numbers will vary based on how tall or short you are and how much you exercise (in addition to your moderate activity). Here is a neat little sandwich calorie calculator […]

  • Carla's Sandwich - A Tasty Reading Adventure
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    Carla’s Sandwich – A Tasty Reading Adventure

    Carla’s Sandwich is available on Amazon and at most major bookstores.  Author Debbie Herman has created insuppressible and rebellious character—Carla, a little girl who creates unusual, scrumptious and healthy sandwiches to bring to school lunch. At first, her fellow students tease Carla, but she keeps her chin up and continues her unconventional lunches: sliced bananas […]

  • Low Calorie Lobster Bánh Mì  Sandwich
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    Low Calorie Lobster Bánh Mì Sandwich

    We recently posted several recipes and a little history on the delicious Bánh Mì Sandwich. According to The Daily Plate there are about 596 calories in a Bánh Mì.  Of course, the calories will vary greatly depending on the recipe and sandwich size. Here is a low calorie, tasty Lobster Bánh Mì sandwich recipe (inspired by eatingwell.com): […]

  • Try A Delicious Bánh Mì Sandwich
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    Try A Delicious Bánh Mì Sandwich

    A delicious Bánh Mì sandwich is undoubtedly one of the best sandwiches in the world.  In Vietnamese, Bánh Mì means bread but can also mean bread stuffed with meat.  Recently introduced to the USA and many other countries by Vietnamese immigrants, this delicious sandwich is a result of a confluence of cultures between the French and Vietnamese. […]

  • Delicious Bacon Sandwich Can Help Cure Your Hangover
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    Delicious Bacon Sandwich Can Help Cure Your Hangover

    A delicious Bacon Sandwich (also known as a Bacon Butty) is a popular sandwich item in the UK.  In its simplest form, it is two or three slices of bacon between two slices of buttered bread.  Unlike its USA cousin, the BLT, it contains no mayonnaise, lettuce or tomato. Ketchup, Worcestershire Sauce and HP Sauce […]

  • Add Tomatoes To Your Sandwich And Lose Weight
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    Add Tomatoes To Your Sandwich And Lose Weight

    Add tomatoes to your sandwich and you can lose weight and feel fuller.  Researchers at Reading University, Berkshire, England, UK, examined 17 average sized women, aged 18 to 35, to see how full they felt when eating bread enriched with different vegetables.   The woman ate cream cheese sandwiches on white bread with either tomatoes or carrots. The results are […]