How do you keep a Dagwood from toppling over? Who created the macho Muffuletta? What makes a deviled ham sandwich devilish?
Discover these answers and more in The Encyclopedia of Sandwiches, a chunky little cookbook dedicated to everything between sliced bread, written by yours truly, Susan Russo.
Hero. You have to be a hero to finish one.
The Encyclopedia of Sandwiches shares recipes, history, and trivia for over 100 beloved meals between sliced bread. Each sandwich, as you can see from the images here, is accompanied by a full-color, gorgeous photo beautifully styled by Adam C. Pearson and photographed by Matt Armendariz of Matt Bites.
The Muffuletta or "Muff." Despite its dainty nickname, it's pure machismo.
You'll find cherished classics such as Peanut Butter and Jelly, Fluffernutter and the Muffuletta as well as perky up-and-comers including The Cubano, The Nutella Sandwich and the Vietnamese Banh Mi.
Hawaii's Spamwich is suspicious yet delicious.
Regional favorites such as Hawaii's Spamwich, New Orleans's Po'Boy and Pittsburgh's Primanti are included along with quirky creations such as The Potato Chip Sandwich, The Banana Split Sandwich and The Doughnut Sandwich.
Salmon Sandwich, a modern take on the classic fish sandwich.
Belly-busters such as the Italian Hoagie, the Mexican torta and the all-American Jucy Lucy, or "inside-out" cheeseburger, share space with Skinny Sandwiches including the Grilled Portobello Sandwich, the Salmon Sandwich and The Roasted Vegetable Panini.
Whether you're a carnivore, vegetarian or omnivore, you'll find plenty of tasty options between sliced bread.
The Encyclopedia of Sandwiches will be released on April 5, 2011, but you can pre-order your copy today!
Would you like a review copy for your blog? If so, here's what how it will work:
1. Email Eric Smith at: eric AT Quirkbooks DOT COM. Send him your blog url and your name.
2. Post a review of the book on your blog anytime during the month of April.
3. Please link to The Encyclopedia of Sandwiches Amazon page, to Quirk Books's website and to me, Food Blogga.
4. Accept a BIG warm-hearted thanks from me! And if you come to San Diego, I'll make you a big, bad meatball sub.
Please note that quantities are limited, so contact Eric soon if you'd like a copy!
The Encyclopedia of Sandwiches, Recipes, History, and Trivia for Everything Between Sliced Bread (April 5, 2011). Published by Quirk Books and distributed by Random House, Inc.