Sandwiches

Sandwiches
Bloater or Anchovy Sandwiches
Mix anchovy or bloater paste with
the yolks of hard-boiled eggs, moisten
with thick cream, season with cayenne,
and spread between slices of
white bread which have been spread
with creamed butter. Trim the slices
into uniform shape, free from crust.
Lay in a pile and wrap them in waxed
paper. Wrap again in a cloth or napkin
wet in cold water and again in
thick or newspaper.

Cottage-Cheese and Peanut Sandwiches
Soften cottage-cheese, or cream
cheese, with sweet cream, season with
salt and paprika, and add an equal
amount of roasted and salted peanuts
minced fine. Spread on slices of entire-
wheat bread which have been
trimmed and spread with creamed
butter, wrap in waxed paper, then in
a cheese-cloth wet in cold water, and
again in thick paper.

Cheese and Chilli Sandwiches

Mix Yi Ib. of grated American dairy
cheese, slightly warmed, with J4 CUP
of chilli sauce, add 1 tbsp. melted
butter, 1 teasp. Worcestershire and
plenty of paprika. Mustard may also
be added if liked. Spread on slices of
buttered white bread, cover with
watercress and again with the bread,
trim free from crusts, and wrap in
waxed paper.

Cheese and Crab-Meat Sandwiches
Cream 1/4 cup of butter, add same
amount of grated cheese and spread on
white-bread slices, dust well with paprika
and cover with slivers of crab
meat marinated in French dressing.
Cover with the buttered bread, trim
and press together, and wrap in waxed
paper. Lobster may be used instead
of the crab meat, and canned lobster
or crab meat may be used.
Cheese and Nut Sandwiches

Cream 1/4 cup of butter, add 1 cup
of grated American cheese and 1/2 cup
of pecan or walnut meats minced fine.
Dust with salt and paprika and spread
on slices of graham or entire-wheat
bread. Press one upon the other and
wrap in waxed paper, then in a cloth
or napkin wet in cold water and again
in ordinary paper.

Cheese and Pimento Sandwiches
Cream butter, add an equal amount
of grated English dairy cheese and
chopped pimento. Season with salt
and cayenne, and spread on slices of
white bread. Put them together and
wrap in waxed paper.
Cheese and Pineapple Sandwiches
Mix equal amounts of shredded
pineapple, cream cheese, and pimento
puree. Season with salt, cayenne, and
curry-powder and soften with creamed
butter. Spread on slices of thinly cut
white bread, press each two slices together,
trim, and wrap in waxed paper.
Cheese-Sauce Sandwiches
Melt 3 tbsps. butter slowly, add 4
tbsps. flour, cook until well blended
but not oily, add 1 cup of rich milk, a
little salt and pepper, 1/2 teasp. each
of mustard and Worcestershire and 1
cup of grated cheese. When cheese is
melted add 1 beaten yolk mixed with
1/4 cup of thick cream. Cool slightly
and spread on buttered white bread
slices, cover with chopped hard-boiled
eggs, dust with paprika, and cover
with another slice of the bread. Trim,
press together, and wrap each one separately
in waxed paper.
Chicken Sandwiches

Mince chicken rather fine and add
half the amount of minced celery or
ham or tongue, or use all chicken.
Add a few pimolas minced fine, and
moisten well with thick mayonnaise.
Spread white bread with creamed
butter, then with the mixture, cover
with more of the bread, trim, and wrap
in waxed paper, then in a napkin wet
in cold water and again in paper. In
making mayonnaise for sandwiches
use twice the number of eggs to the
usual amount of oil. To 3/4 cup of oil
use 2 egg yolks. This makes the
dressing very stiff, as it should be for
sandwich filling.
Chicken-Cream Sandwiches
Melt slowly 3 tbsps. butter, add 3
of flour, and when well blended add 1
cup of thin cream which has been
steeped an hour in a double boiler with
a seasoning of onion, parsley, celery,
and a small piece of mace, and strained.
Cook until thick, cool and add 1 cup
of minced chicken, a few finery minced
pimolas or blanched almonds. Season
with cayenne or tabasco sauce, and
spread very thick on buttered bread.
Cover each slice with another slice of
buttered bread, trim, and wrap separately
in waxed paper.
Chicken and Ham Sandwiches

Use one part of minced boiled ham
to two parts chicken also minced fine.
Add Russian dressing,
and spread on buttered white bread.
Cover with the buttered bread, trim
into uniform shapes, wrap each one in
waxed paper and put them all together
in a damp napkin, and wrap in thick
paper.
Chicken- Liver Sandwiches
Slightly brown in butter 2 slices of
onion, 3 sprigs of parsley, and a strip
of green pepper. Brown the chicken
livers in this and cover with chicken
stock. Simmer slowly until the livers
are tender. Trim them, cut in small
pieces, and press them through a
coarse sieve. Season with salt, paprika,
a very little mustard, and a little
curry-powder, or a few drops of onion
juice. Add a few minced pimolas or
olives, if at hand, and spread between
slices of buttered brown or entirewheat
bread. Wrap in waxed paper.
Chicken and Nut Sandwiches
Add to minced chicken the same
amount of minced nuts, moisten with
cream, season well with salt and paprika
and spread between slices of entire-
wheat bread spread with creamed
butter, and serve with a salad.
Salted almonds or pecans may be
used, also filberts or walnuts.

Corned-Beet Sandwiches

Mince boiled corned beef, moisten
with tomato catsup, chilli sauce, or
made mustard, and spread on graham
or entire-wheat bread slices well covered
with creamed butter. Creaming
the butter is better than melting it, as
it spreads easier. Wrap the sandwiches
in waxed paper.

Crab-Meat and Pimento Sandwiches
To flake canned or fresh crab meat
or lobster, add one-fourth the amount
of pimento puree (pimento or sweet
red peppers pressed through a sieve).
Add mayonnaise and spread between
buttered white-bread slices. Paprika
and mustard may be added to suit
taste. Wrap in waxed paper

Cucumber Sandwiches
Cover with cold water 1 small
onion, 1 green pepper, and 2 tbsps. of
parsley, all minced fine, boil until tender,
drain and mash, and add to the
mashed yolks of 3 hard-boiled eggs.
Soften with creamed butter, add a
very little tarragon vinegar, and
spread on thin slices of white bread.
Cover with very thin slices of cucumber
which have laid in French
dressing an hour or more, cover with
the bread, and wrap in waxed paper.
Ham Sandwiches Tartare

Add to 1/2cup of mayonnaise or
boiled dressing 1 tbsp. of tarragon
vinegar, 1/2 teasp. mustard and 1 tbsp.
each of minced parsley, capers, gherkins,
olives, and chives or onion, and
2 tbsps. of chopped fresh tomato,
squeezed dry. Add finely minced
ham and spread on buttered bread.
Cover with nasturtium blossoms or
watercress, cover with the bread, and
wrap in waxed paper.
Green-Pepper Sandwiches

Broil or saute in butter green peppers
cut in strips and scraped free of
membranes and seeds, dust with salt
and spread them well with butter, and
lay the peppers, while hot, between
slices of buttered white bread. When
cold wrap them in waxed paper and
serve with cold meat.
Green and Red Pepper Sandwiches
Cream 1/4cup of butter, add 1 finely
minced green pepper which has been
parboiled 5 minutes, 1 small sweet red
pepper, or use the canned pimento,
also minced, 2 tbsps. of minced olives
and 1 teasp. minced chives or onion.
Season with salt and paprika, and add
a few drops of tarragon or plain vinegar.
Serve with cold meat or with
baked beans.
Layer-Cake Sandwiches

Cream 1/4 cup of butter, add a tbsp.
French mustard, 1/4 teasp. of Kitchen
Bouquet, and a little paprika and celery
salt. Spread on thin slices of
white bread cut from a thick loaf,
cover with a slice of entire-wheat
bread, also buttered, spread on this a
layer of chopped hard-boiled eggs
mixed with minced pickle and capers,
and a little anchovy or bloater paste,
cover with another slice of white
bread, wrap in cloth, and press under
a weight for an hour. Trim free of
crusts and cut through the three layers
of bread in thin slices. This may be
taken to the picnic before cutting.
Liver Sandwiches

Boil calf’s liver until tender, or wellcooked
sauted liver may be used.
Trim well and mince fine. Add a
third of the amount of hard-boiled
eggs, also chopped fine. Season well
with salt, pepper, and paprika, and
soften with creamed butter. Minced
green peppers and pimentoes or olives
may be added, if at hand. Spread on
slices of buttered white bread and
wrap in waxed paper.

Peanut-Butter Sandwiches
Add a few minced olives or pimolas
to peanut butter, or mashed sardines
may be used with the peanut butter.
Sprinkle with lemon juice, dust with
paprika and spread on slices of buttered
white bread, using creamed butter.
Wrap in waxed paper.

Raisin-Bread Sandwiches
Use either entire-wheat or white
bread in which seeded and plumped
raisins are worked into the dough before
the last raising. Cut the bread
as thin as possible (it cannot be cut as
thin as white bread on account of the
raisins), spread it with creamed butter,
dust with finely ground nuts, cover
with the buttered bread, trim, and
wrap in waxed paper. This may be
eaten with salad.

Roast-Beef or Beefsteak Sandwiches
Cover slices of white bread spread
with creamed butter, with thin slices
of cold roast beef or broiled beefsteak
cut across the grain, spread the beef
with a layer of horseradish mixed with
a little chilli sauce, cover with the buttered
bread, and trim them free from
crust. Brown or graham bread may
be used for the upper slice. The beef
may be minced, if desired, and grated
onion with salt, celery salt, and paprika
used instead of the chilli sauce.
Sardine Sandwiches

Toast lightly thin slices of welltrimmed
white bread, when cold
spread with tartare sauce cover with skinned and boned sardines,
sprinkle with minced capers or
watercress, and cover with slices of
the toast spread with creamed butter.
Wrap separately in waxed paper, then
all of them in a wet cloth and in strong
paper.

Savory Sandwiches

Mix equal amounts of minced
chicken livers and lobsters or shrimps,
season with onion juice or grated
onion, and pimento, add salt and mix
with mayonnaise and spread on buttered
white bread. Cover with slices
of entire-wheat bread also buttered,
press and trim, and wrap in waxed
paper.

Tuna-Fish Sandwiches

To 1 cup of flaked (canned) tuna
fish add 2 tbsps. of creamed butter,
1 teasp. tarragon vinegar, 1/4 teasp. of
paprika and 1 tbsp. of minced capers.
Spread between buttered slices of
white bread. Cooked dressing or
mayonnaise may be used instead of
the creamed butter if the sandwiches
are not to be served with salad.
Wrap in waxed paper.

 

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