15 Super Sandwiches

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By The Paula Deen Test Kitchen

Sandwiches aren’t just for a school lunch.

This time of year our lives tend to get busier with the hustle and bustle of getting kids back to school. We need filling, easy and delicious ideas for dinner. Why not a sandwich? Not just any ordinary sandwich, but a SUPER sandwich. Filled with the yummy goodness of BBQ Meatloaf, Fried Okra or a dozen plus others we have listed below. Paula likes to make her ordinary sandwiches extraordinary by ALWAYS toasting the bread (it may sound simple, but 4 minutes makes all the difference in the world) and adding a little zing in a special spread. When she has leftover Roasted Chicken from Sunday supper, she likes to mix up a sandwich spread of mayo, lime juice, cilantro and a pinch of cumin for lunch the next day.

This time of year, don’t just think about a sandwich for lunch. Make one for dinner and show your family how much love can be found between two slices of bread!


10 Super Sandwiches
Shrimp Salad Sandwich
Prime Rib Sandwich
Michael’s Grilled Steak Sandwich
Slow Cooker Pulled Pickled Beef Sandwiches
Mini Pork Sandwiches
Jamie’s Chicken Salad Sandwich
Creole Chicken Burgers with Bayou Mayo
Special Panini
Meatloaf Sandwich
Down South of Philadelphia Cheese Steak

5 Super Sandwiches For Non-Meat Eaters!
Pickled Okra Sandwiches
Bobby’s Pimento Cheese Sandwich
Asparagus Sandwich
Paula’s Fried Peanut Butter and Banana Sandwich
Shrimp and Oyster Po Boy

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I want to thank you for your fabulous recipes. Yours is ALWAYS the go to site when I need a recipe. Yours is the ONLY site that I trust for serving first time recipes to guests. You have made me a big hit at family get togethers, church events, etc, just anywhere that I take food. Thank you Paula!

By Marsha Sexton on March 03, 2014

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I can't wait to try!!!

By Andrea on February 01, 2014

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I think you are a fabulous cook and a good lovin woman keep up the good work and recipes! Keep um comin! smile smile

By chanel on July 22, 2012

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awesome

By Marquita on September 21, 2011

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Me encantan estas recetas ya que me parecen fáciles , deliciosas y divertidas de hacer en compañía de nuestros hijos tengo un niño de 14 años que batallo para que coma, pero cuando me ayuda a hacer las recetas las come muy bien , mi hija de 13 años se divierte y aprende a cocinar para un futuro y además para conquistar a papá , gracias Paula.

By mercedes fayad posadas on August 01, 2011

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Love the sandwitch ideas but alot of these require refrigeration. My daughter has no way of keeping these cold.

By Lesley Shell on July 31, 2011

I have a new love in my life…..Bobby’s pimento cheese recipe.  I remember trying pimento cheese on celery as and not liking it much because I hated celery.  I read the recipe and thought I would give it another try (without the celery) and I must say it is FABULOUS! 

Thanks to the Deens!
Penny

By Penny Taylor on September 02, 2010

Is there a way to keep sandwiches from being soggy on one side and “toasted” on the other when packing lunches to take to the fields?  We are farmers and I have been trying for 33 years unsuccessfully to accomplish this feat!
Thanks
De Ann

By De Ann Bohl on August 31, 2010

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hi! wink i was wondering if you could share the recipe for the chiken/grape salad-the one that is pictured on the croissant above? thanks! wink sandra
Sandra Neuheimer-Huller in Chicken Salad: A Southern Staple on April 19, 2014 at 10:37 am

Where do I buy these magazines
in A Basketful of Traditions on April 19, 2014 at 8:22 am

I WISH I COULD COOK. COULD I COME WORK FOR JUST ROOM AND BOARD AT YOUR NEW RESTURAUNT IN PIGEON FORGE FOR THE SUMMER? I WENT TO COLLEGE NOT FAR FROM THERE - HIWASSEE COLLEGE. YOU WOULDN'T HAVE TO PAY ME, I WOULD WORK FOR FREE JUST FOR THE EXPERIENCE. TAMMY LEVAN 19 SPENCER WAY KINGS PARK, NY 11754 HAPPY EASTER! CHRIST IS RISEN!
TAMMY L LEVAN in A Basketful of Traditions on April 19, 2014 at 4:31 am

Hi Bubbles, You have some great tips. Can't wait to read your other blogs! Please give Aunt Peggy a big hug from me and here is one for you! (((HUGS))) See you in May!
Jaci Pardun in 10 Quick Household Tips on April 18, 2014 at 11:05 pm

Paula, I am glad to know that I am not the only person who makes Easter Baskets for their adult children and mail them across the United States. My Daughter lives in Long Beach, CA and I not only sent her a basket but her husband and my granddaughter Reese. We also buy special Russel Stover Bunnies for each child too. My husband has the list in his phone... Sara .. Cookies 'n Crème.... Sidney and Stephen.. Peanut Butter Etc. It one of my favorite things to do for my kids.. no matter how old they get. And passing it along to my Grandchildren. It's even more special to me knowing we share a family tradition. Blessings and Happy Easter!!
Sharon Cason-Card in A Basketful of Traditions on April 18, 2014 at 11:03 pm