Cooking Classics: The Club Sandwich

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The Technique

Club Sandwich

A Classic Club Sandwich touts just about everything you could want in a filling lunch. Ham, turkey, bacon, two types of cheese, green leaf lettuce & tomato that is double stacked & comforting. What makes one extra special is when it’s prepared on homemade bread & in this case, I chose Whole Wheat Pain de Mie, a honey version that’s a staple in our home but it would be just as delicious on Farmhouse White Bread. Use this tutorial as a refresher course to make a sandwich classic your family is certain to love.

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makes 4 servings

12 Pain de Mie bread slices
1/2 cup mayonnaise
8-ounces thinly sliced smoked turkey
8 Provolone or Cheddar cheese slices
8 green leaf lettuce leaves
8 cooked thick-cut bacon slices
8-ounces thinly sliced smoked ham
8 Swiss cheese slices
8 thin tomato slices
Kosher salt & freshly ground pepper

Spread the mayonnaise on one side of each bread slice. Top four of the pieces evenly with the turkey, two pieces of Provolone, one green lettuce leaf & one piece of bacon. Add one additional bread slice, then top evenly with the ham, the Swiss cheese, the remaining lettuce, the tomatoes slices, the remaining bacon & the remaining bread slices placing them mayonnaise side down. Slice the sandwiches into quarters using a serrated knife. 

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How To Cut A Club Sandwich

A Classic Club Sandwich may be served with potato salad, slaw, deviled eggs or potato chips for wonderful lunch or dinner mealtime options. It’s a monster of a creation that should be sliced just so for it’s signature appearance on the plate. The good news is that the technique is effortless.
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Flipping the sandwich once cut so that all of the layers are exposed is an iconic way to serve this irresistible sandwich. 

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Create an “X” using 2 medium-sized wooden skewers over the sandwich. This will be the template as to where the cuts will need to be made with a serrated knife. 

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With the “X” in place, insert 4 wooden skewers in the center of each of the triangles. Remove the “X” template, then cut the sandwich on the diagonal twice. Transfer the sandwich wedges to a plate.  

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