1/4-1/2 of a cucumber
1/4 cup of cream cheese
2 slices of white bread
In a small bowl whip the cream cheese and dill together. Thinly slice the cucumber and salt. Spread the dill cream cheese on both pieces of bread and arrange the cucumbers on one side. Press the bread together and then slice the crust off and cut the sandwich diagonally. Garnish with sprigs of dill.
*Gluten Free Option
Eliminate the bread and dollop dill cream cheese onto the salted slices of cucumber. Can be served open-faced or topped with another cucumber slice. Garnish with sprigs of dill.
Waldorf Chicken Salad Sandwich
1/4 cup grapes quartered
1/4 cup golden raisins
1/2 an apple (of your choosing)
1/4 cup of walnuts or almonds or both
1 chopped celery stalk
1/2 cup mayonnaise
1 Tablespoon lemon juice
opt. poppy or sesame seeds
4 slices of bread or two croissants or rolls
2 leaves of lettuce
In a bowl toss all the ingredients minus the bread and lettuce and mix well. Load one slice of bread with half the mixture and top with one piece of lettuce and the other slice of bread. Cut off crusts and slice diagonally. Repeat.
*Gluten Free Option
Load a lettuce leaf up with some of the salad, roll shut, and hold with a toothpick or just chop up the lettuce and top with a big spoonful of chicken salad.
Replace the chicken with tofu or just eliminate it altogether and add more fruits and nuts.
1/4 cup-1/2 cup sliced, pulled, or deli Turkey
1/4 cup of cranberry or lingonberry sauce
2 slices of provolone or swiss cheese
dash of finely chopped walnuts
2 tablespoons of butter
*optional dipping sauce
1/2 cup whipping cream
1 cup brown sugar
1/2 tablespoon brandy or sherry
1/4 stick of butter
dash of vanilla
In a sauce pan, simmer cream over medium heat while stirring. Add the sugar and cook for about 5 minutes while stirring occasionally. Remove from heat and stir in remaining ingredients
Prepare your sandwich with all the ingredients minus the butter. Spread the butter on the outside of both slices of bread. Heat the remaining tablespoon of butter in a frying pan on medium heat. Once sizzling/bubbling subsides place your buttered sandwich in and grill til golden brown. Flip and repeat. Remove from pan, cool slightly, then slice in half diagonally. Dip in sauce and enjoy!