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sulbin Jan 2, 2011 05:09 PM

I am gluten free and recently bought cinnamon raisin bread. I'm happy to eat it toasted with butter, but I'm also interested in incorporating it into a sandwich.

Sweet or savory.

Other, non-sandwich uses welcome.

Thanks in advance!

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  1. todao RE: sulbin Jan 2, 2011 07:34 PM

    Smoked bacon (cooked tender crisp but not too crisp) with sliced ripe avocado on toasted and buttered cinnamon raisin bread. A light spread of simple mayonnaise dressing is enough to finish it.

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      Cherylptw RE: todao Jan 2, 2011 08:19 PM

      Crispy bacon, thinly sliced apple, smoked gouda, spicy mustard: toasted

      Turkey/chicken salad with toasted walnuts, shredded carrrot/cabbage: hot or cold

      Grilled pimento cheese with ham

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      food_eater79 RE: sulbin Jan 2, 2011 07:50 PM

      Non-sandwich use: Butter the bread up, cut into small squares, bake. Nice sweet croutons for a salad.

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        sulbin RE: food_eater79 Jan 3, 2011 09:17 PM

        Though I make my own croutons, I would have never thought if using this type of bread! Thanks!

      2. Helvella RE: sulbin Jan 2, 2011 07:57 PM

        Cinnamon raisin bread makes for a great pb and j. Sweet on sweet.

        1. maplesugar RE: sulbin Jan 2, 2011 08:05 PM

          I like chicken salad with some greens on cinnamon raisin (crazy maybe but I like the sweet/salty thing...kinda like turkey and cranberry sauce), or maybe shredded chicken, some apple and some brie.

          1. goodhealthgourmet RE: sulbin Jan 2, 2011 08:23 PM

            +1 for maplesugar's suggestions.

            - PB or almond butter & a drizzle of maple syrup or honey. hold the jelly.
            - french toast
            - grilled cheese - made with cream cheese (yes, cream cheese) and toasted walnuts
            - Monte Cristo - try it with pear in place of the apple too: http://www.quickandsimple.com/recipef...
            - bread pudding
            - smoked turkey, avocado & sprouts. goat cheese optional.
            - turkey, apple, lettuce, mayo & walnuts (a turkey Waldorf sandwich!)

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              jhopp217 RE: goodhealthgourmet Jan 3, 2011 06:50 AM

              French Toast was the first thing that came to my mind. The second was toasted with cream cheese!

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              foodworthy RE: sulbin Jan 2, 2011 09:18 PM

              I'm thinking reuben.

              1. Emme RE: sulbin Jan 2, 2011 09:28 PM

                Chicken, plain greek yogurt, apple, curry powder, celery... salad sandwich

                french toast

                Cream cheese, pear and optional stilton

                Gouda, cream cheese, honey, apple, and batter it up and fry it Monte Cristo style

                Turkey avocado and salt

                Turkey, sliced cooked potato, thyme sprigs, butter

                enjoy the bread-dom!

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                  sulbin RE: Emme Jan 3, 2011 09:27 PM

                  Cream cheese, pear and a blue sounds great. Never thought of it! Thanks.

                2. SilverlakeGirl RE: sulbin Jan 2, 2011 10:25 PM

                  Curried chicken salad sandwich.

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                    goodhealthgourmet RE: SilverlakeGirl Jan 3, 2011 08:55 AM


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                    mickeygee RE: sulbin Jan 3, 2011 02:49 AM

                    Believe it or not, tuna fish works well on cinnamon raisin - I like the tangy with the sweet.

                    1. MandalayVA RE: sulbin Jan 3, 2011 08:57 AM

                      Poof, you're a sandwich.

                      (sorry, had to, your headline is an old family joke)

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                        sulbin RE: MandalayVA Jan 3, 2011 09:14 PM

                        Don't you dare apologize. Too funny.

                      2. mamachef RE: sulbin Jan 3, 2011 10:00 AM

                        I think thinly-sliced ham and swiss or gruyere would be great grilled on this; or a curried turkey salad with some currants or green grapes tossed in - or just several good cheeses, grilled.

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                          sulbin RE: sulbin Jan 3, 2011 09:24 PM

                          Thanks to all who replied. I'm happy to see so many sweet and salty ideas. My picky husband is even excited to try some of these ideas.

                          I, of course, am happy to try many of them. Gouda, Bacon, simple chicken salad, I will have a happy tummy for weeks!

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