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Squishing potato chips in your sandwich...anyone else do this?

Beach Chick Feb 4, 2011 09:08 AM

OMG...this is so dang good and with vine ripe tomatoes and gobbs of mayo with a big handful of those kettle chips squished together..sublime!
Your fave's?

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  1. PeterL Feb 4, 2011 09:16 AM

    I read this in a book called "White Trash Cooking."

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      arp29 Feb 4, 2011 09:26 AM

      Keep the vine ripened tomato, swap the mayo for sharp cheddar...MMM! Good stuff!

      1. JungMann Feb 4, 2011 09:27 AM

        I remember the day in second grade when I thought about putting my side of chips into my sandwich. Salt and vinegar chips in a tuna melt have been a guilty pleasure ever since.

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          mamachef Feb 7, 2011 12:45 PM

          Oh, I like them crushed cold on an excellent cold tuna salad sandwich - or if I can get really, really good bologna, with sharp mustard and ruffled chips.

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            ChrisOC Jan 1, 2012 11:12 AM

            I will second chips on a tuna salad sandwich. I would take them to school back in the 50's. The chips had to be seperate until ready to eat or they would get soggy.

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            Displaced California Foodie Feb 11, 2011 05:02 PM

            I love tuna melts with salt and vinegar chips!!! I ate this everyday for months about 20 years ago!!Thanks for the reminder!

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            jarona Feb 4, 2011 09:53 AM

            Wow! I used to do that when I was a kid. Even worse, I would smush potato chips into chocolate ice cream. Only chocolate--no other flavor ice cream. funny

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              Jay F Feb 4, 2011 04:30 PM

              I think I would like that. I don't have much use for chocolate ice cream, as it's not chocolate-y enough for me. But that particular crunch and salt might be just what would make it edible. Plain chips only, though.

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                jarona Feb 8, 2011 04:53 PM

                Oh. Absolutely plain chips. No flavored ones will do--it would take away from the chocolate and salt. Wise potato Chips. Wise.

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                  pinehurst Mar 28, 2011 05:24 PM

                  AMEN ON THE WISE CHIPS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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                    laliz Aug 9, 2011 04:15 PM

                    love Love LOVE Wise Chips

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                      monavano Aug 20, 2011 07:29 AM

                      Haven't eaten them in years, used to love them!

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                        somervilleoldtimer Sep 11, 2011 12:04 PM

                        I'm in the Boston area and my favorite chips now are Utz chips. Really tasty!

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                  PotatoHouse Jun 18, 2013 09:20 AM

                  Ben and Jerry's has an Ice cream with potato chips in it. It is called Late Night Snack.

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                    Caroline1 Sep 29, 2013 04:41 PM

                    How do they keep the potato chips from getting soggy? For me, that would be a real turn-off!

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                      suzigirl Sep 29, 2013 04:44 PM

                      They are chocolate covered balls and they are soggy city

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                        Caroline1 Sep 29, 2013 06:06 PM

                        Shame on Ben... AND Jerry! Soggy is a sin!

              2. agoodbite Feb 4, 2011 09:59 AM

                I put chips on every sandwich I eat and have since I was a small child. I prefer potato chips, but if I don't have them fritos or tortilla chips work.

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                  mariacarmen Feb 7, 2011 10:03 PM

                  ditto. if i have chips while having a sandwich (the twain does not always meet) - any kind of sandwich, any kind of chips - the chips go in the sandwich. and like the others, been doing it since i was a kid - aka, forever.

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                  jackbauer Feb 4, 2011 10:03 AM

                  I think Bobby Flay "crunchifies" his burgers in this fashion at Bobby's Burger Palace. I hear they're very good.

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                    cheesymama Feb 4, 2011 10:25 AM

                    I remember taking a pb sandwich and bag of chips to school, assembly at the last minute is key. If you put those chips on in the morning they will just be soggy by lunchtime. Haven't done that in over 25 years!

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                      Beach Chick Feb 4, 2011 11:09 AM

                      Loving all your squishy stories!

                      1. cayjohan Feb 4, 2011 11:57 AM

                        Potato chips on a pulled pork sandwich. Better with a "slider" sized sandwich to manage/mitigate the inevitability of soggification during eating. Oof, so good.

                        1. LindaWhit Feb 4, 2011 12:07 PM

                          Potato chips *always* go on a burger. As well as more alongside. :-) And sometimes potato chips on a tuna fish sandwich.

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                            foodseek Feb 7, 2011 12:31 PM

                            Top sandwich honors go to tuna fish, mayo, sweet pickle relish, and Ruffles potato chips on toasted Dutch crunch bread. One of my many guilty pleasures!

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                              LindaWhit Feb 7, 2011 12:56 PM

                              OK - what is this "Dutch crunch bread" of which you speak? Sounds like something I'd love!

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                                foodseek Feb 7, 2011 03:18 PM

                                Guess the name "Dutch crunch" is regional-I live in San Francisco-but also called Tiger Bread elsewhere. It really is a great bread for sandwiches. I hope the links work.


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                                  LindaWhit Feb 7, 2011 03:50 PM

                                  Sounds heavenly - I'd not heard of Tiger bread before - thanks, foodseek!

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                                chonkiz Feb 12, 2011 02:55 PM

                                Foodseek. You just caused today's Google search for Dutch Crunch Bread. Now I'm going to have to make it. I like sliced dill pickles on top of my Munchos (ONLY MUNCHOS!) so I guess they would be good on a sandwich. This post is fun.

                            2. ttoommyy Feb 4, 2011 12:25 PM

                              I occasionally put them on a sandwich...but I really love them in soup!

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                                timj04 Feb 4, 2011 12:33 PM

                                It'll sound weird but you should totally try sour cream and chive chips on top of brownies. You can thank me later.

                                1. JEN10 Feb 4, 2011 12:37 PM

                                  I ADORE chips on my sandwhiches, tuna MUST have chips preferably Fritos corn chips

                                  1. Sue in Mt P Feb 4, 2011 12:47 PM

                                    Call me white trash, Tater chips on tuna fish.

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                                      Edward Tyson Feb 4, 2011 12:49 PM

                                      I love to put crushed chips on a pulled pork sandwich, it is quite good.

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                                        Dee S Feb 4, 2011 01:05 PM

                                        Secret sandwich? Bologna and those cheese slices with mayo and potato chips on squishy white bread. So taaaasssstttyyyy!!!

                                        I don't keep white bread or bologna in the house for that reason.

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                                          al b. darned Feb 4, 2011 07:11 PM


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                                            cb1 May 18, 2011 12:15 PM

                                            + 2 !!!!!!!!!!
                                            Had that for lunch today :)
                                            The fisrt time in years..........had forgotten how much I love this sandwich.

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                                            Robinez Jan 5, 2012 11:16 PM

                                            This was my fav sandwich 40 yrs ago and I eat it from time to time. I think I will hit the deli for some bologna this weekend. Unfortunately we don't get Wonder Bread down here, so I will have to forgo the wonderful "sqiushy" part that Wonder Bread provides There is nothing like that bread if you just want a white bread sandwich. My sis travels alot and uses my house as a home base sometimes. I cannot tell you how excited I get when she arrives with homemade scrapple and Wonder Bread !

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                                            SherBel Feb 4, 2011 01:09 PM

                                            I'll swim in the tuna-fish school. With ripple chips.

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                                              foodseek Feb 7, 2011 12:32 PM

                                              Did not see your post earlier-must compliment your good taste!

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                                                chrisonli Feb 8, 2011 04:55 PM


                                              2. LoBrauHouseFrau Feb 4, 2011 02:41 PM

                                                I have to have potato chips on my tuna sandwiches- the crunchier the better. Also, sometimes I like to make a chicken sandwich with avocado, tomato and mayo, then add tortilla chips or fritos.

                                                1. luckyfatima Feb 4, 2011 06:10 PM

                                                  I do this. It gives saltiness and crunch. Usually when someone brings home sandwiches from Jason's Deli or Schlotzky's, I find them a bit bland so I add some hot sauce and chips. Just makes the sandwich yummier.

                                                  1. hill food Feb 4, 2011 06:53 PM

                                                    I started doing that when I was about 8, still do on occasion and depending on the sandwich. after years of suffering the rolled-eyes of friends and family, I was vindicated when Michel Richard at his DC restaurant Central put house-made potato tuiles on his $17+ burgers.

                                                    for me they need to be adjacent to mayo.

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                                                      Beach Chick Feb 5, 2011 08:47 AM

                                                      'for me they need to be adjacent to mayo'
                                                      Big heaping pile of mayo!
                                                      ; )

                                                    2. VeggieHead Feb 5, 2011 06:22 PM

                                                      I've always been a huge fan of chips on the tuna salad sandwich. I had a roommate in college who put butter braid pretzels on everything...we called them "Lincoln log" sandwiches, as he would strategically lay them out like he was building a cabin.

                                                      A friend of mine has two boys who love "Chippy dippies"...potato chips dipped in Superman ice cream.

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                                                        stilldontknow Feb 6, 2011 01:50 AM

                                                        UK Bacon Frazzles on a buttered roll with thin sliced gammon. Fabulous.

                                                        1. Firegoat Feb 6, 2011 02:02 AM

                                                          Pringles or cheetos (preferably crunch) on peanut butter and grape jelly sandwich on white bread. Pringles or regular chips on cheap bologna with cheat yellow mustard on squishy cheap white bread.

                                                          1. lisavf Feb 7, 2011 06:14 AM

                                                            Fritos on ham and cheese sandwiches. Haven't done it in a long time, though... now I've got a craving! I liked the thickness and saltiness of the Fritos. Never tried potato chips, though.

                                                            1. jbyoga Feb 7, 2011 06:30 AM

                                                              I LOVE Chips in my sandwiches!!

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                                                                LeoLioness Feb 7, 2011 06:33 AM

                                                                Absolutely. The squishing-of-the-sandwich part is crucial!

                                                                1. tcamp Feb 7, 2011 12:24 PM

                                                                  Oh, yeah. Crunchy Cheetos inside a Subway veggie delight.

                                                                  1. goodhealthgourmet Feb 7, 2011 12:38 PM

                                                                    when i was a kid, my favorite was Fritos or Doritos (original flavor) in my tuna sandwich. yum!

                                                                    1. monavano Feb 7, 2011 12:50 PM

                                                                      I still put chips on my sandwiches. It really brings me back to being a kid. I love the potato chips on ham and cheese sandwiches and hoagies.

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                                                                        Floridagirl Feb 7, 2011 04:30 PM


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                                                                          painperdu Feb 7, 2011 04:39 PM

                                                                          Takes me back to olden days...my brother used to eat cracker sandwiches. White bread and butter. Crackers. Ketchup. Didn't appeal to me then, doesn't know, but there must be something in the crunch.

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                                                                            chefdaddyo Feb 7, 2011 04:52 PM

                                                                            Every fall, I'd drive out to the Amish area of PA to visit my college roomate. One of his staples was Lebanon bologna (thin), yellow mustard, and local potato chips on potato bread. It was actually pretty good. All the ingredients are available in central NJ. We have acess to 'Setzer's Lebanon ' (sweet) and the bread is all over the area. That was long ago, but the chips may have been made by Hanover. Damn, I can taste it now!!!

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                                                                              hill food Feb 7, 2011 06:23 PM

                                                                              the crunch (and salt) is the whole point.

                                                                            2. goodhealthgourmet Feb 7, 2011 10:34 PM

                                                                              okay, i just *had* to Google "potato chips on sandwiches" to see what would come up :)


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                                                                                LindaWhit Feb 8, 2011 07:18 AM

                                                                                About 1,420,000 results (0.13 seconds)


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                                                                                  dmjordan Feb 12, 2011 02:17 PM

                                                                                  I have a memory of being about 7 years old and my mom made a sandwich for some family get together. I think that it was chicken salad on white bread cut in halves or quarters and then coated in some sort of crushed potato chip breading and then fried. At the time I hated sandwiches but I still remember how good this was. I think that she got the recipe from the local paper. It was the only time she ever made it. Sometimes I think that it was a dream. I will have to check out the 1,420,000 Google results to see if I can find this long lost recipe.

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                                                                                jcattles Feb 8, 2011 04:49 PM

                                                                                How about a plain potato chip sandwich? White bread, butter, & potato chips. That's it. Loved it as a kid, haven't had it for years. I'm thinking it's time to try it again! Maybe I'll let my kids in on it too :)

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                                                                                  CulinaryCuriosity Feb 8, 2011 05:28 PM

                                                                                  Hahaha! When I was a kid I used to eat Ketchup chips in between two slices of white bread. That's it, that's all. I loved it SO much!! Then I got older and started experimenting with it a little bit more.. and the best chip sandwich I ever ate was a tuna and spicy nacho dorito chip sandwich! It's good with cool ranch doritos too!! lol

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                                                                                    Gmaine Feb 8, 2011 06:49 PM

                                                                                    Loved this post Beach Chick, 'cause I thought I was the only one who did this! A tuna sandwich w/o chips on it just isn't a tuna sandwich! Is it the "crunch" we like or the salt, or both? I also just discovered how good those Frenches Fried Onions are on a sandwich!!!!!!

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                                                                                      cycloneillini Feb 9, 2011 05:55 PM

                                                                                      There were a couple semesters in college when my only lunch choice was the food service brown bag lunch. Crushing the Lays potato chips on my bologna sandwich on squishy white bread with yellow mustard was the only thing that got me through those lunches.

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                                                                                        Gmaine Feb 11, 2011 10:14 AM

                                                                                        cycloneillini, You’ve just described the favorite sandwich of my long ago childhood!

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                                                                                        Beach Chick Feb 15, 2011 06:00 AM

                                                                                        Gotta try the tuna sandwich with chips...
                                                                                        ; )

                                                                                      3. JEN10 Feb 11, 2011 09:41 AM

                                                                                        I just made some frittata with pancetta, squash, sundried tomatoes, and shallot. I made a samy with it and added in some ruffled salted and peppered kettle chips. OH MY, YUMMM

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                                                                                          valerie Feb 11, 2011 03:40 PM

                                                                                          I, too, have been putting potato chips on sandwiches since I was a kid. Always loved it and still do!

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                                                                                            dratlover Feb 11, 2011 04:04 PM

                                                                                            My go to lunch in junior high (1960s) was a hot dog with crushed barbecue potato chips all held together with mayo.

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                                                                                              goodhealthgourmet Feb 11, 2011 07:05 PM

                                                                                              BBQ chips are killer with egg salad.

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                                                                                                magiesmom Feb 12, 2011 07:13 AM

                                                                                                This is the only way I eat bbq chips!

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                                                                                                  goodhealthgourmet Feb 12, 2011 12:31 PM

                                                                                                  i used to love them straight from the bag, but adding them to egg salad always elevated the sandwich to something special!

                                                                                                  i haven't had a sandwich of any kind in years (seriously), but this thread now has me craving egg salad with BBQ chips and tuna with Fritos.

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                                                                                                cayjohan Feb 12, 2011 12:59 PM

                                                                                                This dang thread had me rummaging in the kitchen last night, and I ended up with some bread from a local Vietnamese place, headcheese, mayo, cilantro, jalapeno...and BBQ chips. A Hefty amount. It was a weird chip banh mi. And it was delicious.

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                                                                                                  mariacarmen Feb 12, 2011 02:14 PM

                                                                                                  that sounds delicious.

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                                                                                                    Beach Chick Feb 15, 2011 06:01 AM

                                                                                                    Sounds delicious..

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                                                                                                    laliz Mar 28, 2011 05:02 PM

                                                                                                    omg that sounds wonderful

                                                                                                  3. jmcarthur8 Feb 12, 2011 11:31 AM

                                                                                                    I haven't had one for awhile, but one of my comfort food sandwiches for years was Kraft Deluxe american cheese, yellow mustard and either tortilla chips or potato chips on any good sandwich bread.
                                                                                                    I don't have any american cheese, but I do have mild cheddar and all the other stuff. Ok, now I know what lunch tomorrow will be.

                                                                                                    1. marthasway Feb 12, 2011 01:40 PM

                                                                                                      Barbecue Zapp's with tuna salad. Crunchy Cheetos with peanut butter. Favorite: little fritos with pimento cheese. Usually on whole wheat, unless I break down and get Pepperidge Farm white bread. These are all treats, not for real life!

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                                                                                                        RedTop Feb 12, 2011 04:02 PM

                                                                                                        I think there are two special "foods" that God has specifically blessed: Beer and potato chips.

                                                                                                        Whatever any of us chooses to do with either is simply A-OKAY.

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                                                                                                          mommystar Feb 13, 2011 10:25 AM

                                                                                                          Jarred pimento cheese sandwich on white bread with Lay's potato chips. Better, yet (but not a sandwich) - chocolate ice cream scooped up with Ruffles...

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                                                                                                            tammycarreras Mar 28, 2011 05:35 PM

                                                                                                            I love to add original sun chips to a turkey or chicken sandwich. It's especially AMAZING when you take a bagel and add turkey lunch meat, cream cheese, and sun chips. *blissful expression*

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                                                                                                              Beach Chick May 17, 2011 07:42 AM

                                                                                                              sun chips squished on turkey sandwich with extra mayo and cheese...sublime!

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                                                                                                              dowlf Mar 28, 2011 05:48 PM

                                                                                                              As a child I took the responsibility of using the charcoal grill for my family. One day, for no apparent reason, I decided to put a potato chip on the grill as I waited for the meat to finish. It soon became a secret passion of mine, grilled potato chips.

                                                                                                              I also had an odd obsession with salted raw potatoes from a young age.

                                                                                                              I haven't tried either in over 20 years but I will soon.

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                                                                                                                Grendal May 17, 2011 12:11 AM

                                                                                                                I am guilty as charged....pulled bbqed pork sandwiches with smokey brandy bacon bbq sauce....cheddar cheese potato chips, little bit of lettuce and onion...little bit of corn salsa with pickled hot peppers, and....my own little special secrete......toasted....thats right toasted with real butter....onion rolls...or sandwich rolls....with a little extra crumbled bacon on top....almish potato salad on the side...deviled pickled eggs...and a nice cold beer....guiness is good, however my favorite is summer ale by samuel adams...that flavor of the sandwich with the tang of the potato salad and the nice hoppy yet fruity flavor of the beer goes nicely, where as guiness lends it's self wonderfully to the bbq sauce with a bitter flavor. Maybe a slice of pepper jack on the sandwich and some pimento stuffed olives in the salad...or if your a fan of garlic...I buy the jar the spanished olive stuffed with a whole clove...mince it fine can sprinkle a little garlic and olive on the sandwich and the salad!

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                                                                                                                  chonkiz May 18, 2011 11:44 AM

                                                                                                                  I don't if this has been mentioned yet but has anyone seen this recipe?

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                                                                                                                    gaffk May 18, 2011 03:04 PM

                                                                                                                    Well if it's good enough for Thomas Keller . . . I wonder what kind of chips he uses?

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                                                                                                                      hill food May 19, 2011 06:32 PM

                                                                                                                      Michel Richard's crew at Central in DC makes potato tuiles in house for their $17 burgers

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                                                                                                                        Firegoat Jul 30, 2011 07:48 AM

                                                                                                                        More proof that Thomas Keller is a genius.

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                                                                                                                          NellyNel Aug 2, 2011 09:01 AM

                                                                                                                          it says what chips - " and a couple Lay's for texture."


                                                                                                                          I've always liked ham, cheese and chips, and burgers with chips...great

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                                                                                                                        jbsiegel May 20, 2011 11:23 AM

                                                                                                                        No on the chips, but my kids can't eat a burger without putting their french fries in there.

                                                                                                                        1. crowmuncher Jul 24, 2011 06:01 PM

                                                                                                                          i agree...Cubans put shoestring potatoes in their steak sandwiches. I don't buy potato chips but if they were in front of me and I was working on a sandwich I would totally hook them up

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                                                                                                                            KathyMarcello Jul 30, 2011 07:39 AM

                                                                                                                            YES! Try it with Tuna Salad, ripe tomatoes, pickle slices (optional) mayo
                                                                                                                            and sneak those chips right in the middle!! Ahhhh!

                                                                                                                            1. Breadcrumbs Jul 30, 2011 06:31 PM

                                                                                                                              Learned to do this while living in England. Also good, not too crushed, in tomato soup. Oh, and frittata too!

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                                                                                                                                pine time Jul 31, 2011 07:43 AM

                                                                                                                                Haven't read all the responses, but YES to potato chips and even to Fritos. It's been years, though, so definitely overdue. That crunch, along with a squish of mayo and a bit of dribbled tomato, is what summer is all about!

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                                                                                                                                  Beach Chick Aug 1, 2011 11:30 AM

                                                                                                                                  Those Kettle Jalapeno chips are so frigging good squished with a tomato sandwich with gobbs and gobbs of mayo..
                                                                                                                                  ; )

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                                                                                                                                    JEN10 Aug 1, 2011 12:52 PM

                                                                                                                                    I was just thinking how good some bread, mayo, and chips would be. I guess I could add in a tomato so I get a little nutrition in there.

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                                                                                                                                      crowmuncher Aug 1, 2011 02:22 PM

                                                                                                                                      yeah those Jalapeno chips do taste really good in a sandwich-I've done that a few times myself...

                                                                                                                                    2. Phurstluv Aug 1, 2011 03:31 PM

                                                                                                                                      All the time. I also do it with Fritos.

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                                                                                                                                        iL Divo Jan 6, 2012 09:18 AM

                                                                                                                                        oh geeez, husband would love the fritos idea.
                                                                                                                                        he's a frito's freak :)

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                                                                                                                                        looosia Aug 1, 2011 04:10 PM

                                                                                                                                        Omigod, I'm sorry to judge and be against the consensus here but... EWWWWWWW!

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                                                                                                                                          hill food Aug 2, 2011 01:35 AM

                                                                                                                                          have you tried it looosia? it could be cross-referenced under the Guilty Pleasure thread. there was another one about putting McD's french fries or hash browns (now that requires timing and dedication) into their filet o' fish. same concept and I tried it. awesome.

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                                                                                                                                            Beach Chick Aug 2, 2011 07:11 AM

                                                                                                                                            You can't be judging unless you've tried it and trust me, it's one of the best things going...
                                                                                                                                            The Filet o' Fish with fries or hash browns squished together is a thing of love too..

                                                                                                                                            Get off that 'EWWWWWWWWWWWW' horse and saddle up and a least give it try!
                                                                                                                                            ; )

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                                                                                                                                              looosia Aug 4, 2011 01:23 PM

                                                                                                                                              Oh geez, people also put McDonald's fries or has browns into their filet o'fish??? Wow, this is another world to me and it makes me scared. :P

                                                                                                                                              I guess I'm simple and sheltered on these things. My guilty pleasures are things like freshly baked bread and cookies, but the thought of chips being smushed between bread and other sandwich fillings honestly make my small eyes become big and round with digestive anxiety. I had no idea about this, none at all....

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                                                                                                                                                hill food Aug 4, 2011 04:48 PM

                                                                                                                                                one big weird world, ain't it?

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                                                                                                                                                  Beach Chick Aug 4, 2011 05:33 PM

                                                                                                                                                  That is too funny looosia..

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                                                                                                                                                    LindaWhit Aug 5, 2011 05:33 AM

                                                                                                                                                    Start off small with putting potato chips on your burger (they're seriously great that way!), and then move on up the digestive anxiety ladder - it's fun! ;-)

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                                                                                                                                                      hill food Aug 5, 2011 05:44 PM

                                                                                                                                                      is it up the ladder or more of a toboggan ride down to the trees?

                                                                                                                                                      but yes heckuva lot of fun either way.

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                                                                                                                                                        LindaWhit Aug 6, 2011 05:21 AM

                                                                                                                                                        Good point - it *is* the wild toboggan ride down to the trees. Just make sure you fall off into the soft snow before the toboggan hits those trees. ;-)

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                                                                                                                                                      valerie Aug 6, 2011 06:47 AM

                                                                                                                                                      Have you ever been to Primanti Brothers in Pittsburgh where they put french fries in all the sandwiches? It's the norm there. Not the same as potato chips because you don't get the crunch, but still good, nonetheless!

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                                                                                                                                                        looosia Aug 7, 2011 01:06 PM

                                                                                                                                                        No, I've never been to Primanti Brothers, I'm Canadian though this weekend I just asked my friends about the chips-in-sandwich phenomenon and they all looked at me surprised for not knowing about this! It's clear that Canadians do this too and it's just me who had no idea about this guilty pleasure. Wow, I am definitely not a sheltered person but regarding this culinary experience I've been living under a rock!

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                                                                                                                                                          Burghfeeder Dec 31, 2011 09:22 AM

                                                                                                                                                          Here's a great picture: http://burghfeeding.blogspot.com/2011...

                                                                                                                                                          I also love to put chips on hot dogs. I put them on the bun first, and then kind of smush the hot dog on top of them.

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                                                                                                                                                  dfan Aug 2, 2011 07:16 AM

                                                                                                                                                  My favorite lunch as a kid was a grilled cheese sandwich with ketchup and Fritos.

                                                                                                                                                  1. monavano Aug 2, 2011 08:24 AM

                                                                                                                                                    Just did this yesterday!
                                                                                                                                                    DH and I were driving home from a long weekend away, and we stopped at Wawa where I got a fresh-made turkey Jr. hoagie and stuffed with with kettle chips.
                                                                                                                                                    Kettle chips were made for sandwiches.

                                                                                                                                                    1. JEN10 Aug 2, 2011 08:35 AM

                                                                                                                                                      eatin some Mortadella on sourdough with mayo and fritos as I type, crunch crunch.

                                                                                                                                                      1. kpaumer Aug 4, 2011 12:29 PM

                                                                                                                                                        1) tuna fish salad sandwich, puts lots on tuna fish on said sandwich, smush it down, use potato chips to scrap the salad off the sides.

                                                                                                                                                        2) Sweet bologna samwich w/American Cheese on soft white bread, add chips, again smush!

                                                                                                                                                        Question: Does anyone else sing the Oscar Mayer Bologna song when spelling out BOLOGNA?LOL

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                                                                                                                                                          NellyNel Aug 5, 2011 06:29 AM

                                                                                                                                                          Answer: Of Couse!
                                                                                                                                                          it's the only way I remember how to spell it!

                                                                                                                                                        2. Pixie Muse Aug 5, 2011 06:06 PM

                                                                                                                                                          I wouldn't do this unless you paid me, unless of course you paid me dearly :)

                                                                                                                                                          1. MsDiPesto Aug 6, 2011 08:06 PM

                                                                                                                                                            Oh yes, potato chips on my bologna sandwich when I was a child

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                                                                                                                                                              hto44 Aug 6, 2011 08:11 PM

                                                                                                                                                              Ahhh........the.memories! Wonder bread, French's yellow mustard, Oscar Mayer bologna and potato chips...do good!

                                                                                                                                                            2. jmcarthur8 Aug 7, 2011 12:04 PM

                                                                                                                                                              I made an American cheese sandwich a few days ago on wheat with mustard and tortilla chips. I offered hubby a bite, and he told me he could think of nothing he'd rather eat less. He took a bite anyway.
                                                                                                                                                              Then said - he *could* think of something he'd rather eat less.
                                                                                                                                                              He also finished the last third of the sandwich when I got full.

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                                                                                                                                                                crowmuncher Aug 7, 2011 02:21 PM

                                                                                                                                                                I have all of those ingredients on hand except 'American' cheese if by that you mean Kraft singles. I do have some munster. I'll have to try that ;)

                                                                                                                                                              2. crowmuncher Aug 8, 2011 11:35 AM

                                                                                                                                                                Today, I had a black bean burger/avocado w, mayo/munster cheese/greens sandwich and -yes- i crushed some tortilla chips in it. It was as good as that sounds...

                                                                                                                                                                1. monavano Aug 8, 2011 11:46 AM

                                                                                                                                                                  potato bun
                                                                                                                                                                  american cheese
                                                                                                                                                                  maybe pickles
                                                                                                                                                                  and I'm back in third grade ;-)

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                                                                                                                                                                    iL Divo Jan 6, 2012 09:19 AM

                                                                                                                                                                    mona, you've got me here with this

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                                                                                                                                                                    laliz Aug 9, 2011 04:33 PM

                                                                                                                                                                    Wheat toast, tuna salad, sliced tomatoes, and smushed potato chips = heaven

                                                                                                                                                                    someone wrote "I have all of those ingredients on hand except 'American' cheese if by that you mean Kraft singles."

                                                                                                                                                                    I like sliced American cheese very much and I never ever eat Kraft singles. Please do not automatically equate the two. Thank you.

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                                                                                                                                                                      mm151 Aug 20, 2011 06:50 AM

                                                                                                                                                                      My two favorites...

                                                                                                                                                                      - Tuna sandwich w/ Fritos
                                                                                                                                                                      - Deli bologna on white w/ Lays original


                                                                                                                                                                      1. mariacarmen Aug 20, 2011 07:50 AM

                                                                                                                                                                        the latest has been rye toast with liverwurst, slice of ham, thin slices of cuke and jalapeno, lettuce, chili garlic sauce, and Lay's bbq chips - three times this week!

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                                                                                                                                                                          hill food Aug 20, 2011 06:01 PM

                                                                                                                                                                          maria, that's kind of Baroque, sort of a Banh Mi via Bremerhafen (I'm not criticizing)

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                                                                                                                                                                            mariacarmen Sep 8, 2011 12:47 PM

                                                                                                                                                                            my post response seems to have disappeared. i certainly didn't take it as criticism! i like that my sandwich has such a fancy descriptor.

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                                                                                                                                                                              hill food Sep 9, 2011 12:00 AM

                                                                                                                                                                              I'd try it! maybe only once but I'd try it!

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                                                                                                                                                                            Beach Chick Aug 22, 2011 07:10 AM


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                                                                                                                                                                            iREALLYlovecheese Sep 8, 2011 12:21 PM

                                                                                                                                                                            Oh my gosh! Wayyy late but the BEST chip sandwich is cheap white bread, two pieces OM Bologna, Mayo and a huge handful of Doritos and smash the crap out of it! Ha ha ha!

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                                                                                                                                                                              HillJ Sep 8, 2011 01:00 PM

                                                                                                                                                                              Pulled pork with pineapple sauce and crushed sweet potato chips rocks!

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                                                                                                                                                                                somervilleoldtimer Sep 11, 2011 12:03 PM

                                                                                                                                                                                Oh, yeah! It's a Philadelphia thing, although we only put them on "hoagies", a.k.a. subs, grinders, po'boys. . . .

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                                                                                                                                                                                  gaffk Sep 11, 2011 04:22 PM

                                                                                                                                                                                  Speak for yourself. I've never put them in a hoagie; best on a lebanon bologna on rye with mustard.

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                                                                                                                                                                                    somervilleoldtimer Sep 11, 2011 07:16 PM

                                                                                                                                                                                    Yeah, that too!

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                                                                                                                                                                                      Jay F Jan 1, 2012 10:46 AM

                                                                                                                                                                                      gaffk: "best on a lebanon bologna on rye with mustard."

                                                                                                                                                                                      What is in lebanon bologna that might make a person not like it? I love salami, but the one and only time I ate lebanon bologna, I could hardly finish my sandwich. Its smell is kind of rank, to start with. What's in it that's unique to Lebanon, PA?

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                                                                                                                                                                                        gaffk Jan 1, 2012 02:17 PM

                                                                                                                                                                                        To tell you the truth, I'm not sure what imparts the distinctive flavor . . . maybe the hard wood they use to smoke it? It's certainly more salami than bologna like in flavor. Maybe the fermenting?

                                                                                                                                                                                        I can understand that the smell could be off-putting to those who weren't raised on it.

                                                                                                                                                                                        But hey, we actually enjoy scrapple in these parts ;)

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                                                                                                                                                                                          hill food Jan 5, 2012 10:54 PM

                                                                                                                                                                                          umm doesn't it refer to the country of Lebanon, not the PA city?

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                                                                                                                                                                                            gaffk Jan 6, 2012 11:02 AM

                                                                                                                                                                                            Nope, Lebanon, PA.


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                                                                                                                                                                                              hill food Jan 11, 2012 09:15 PM

                                                                                                                                                                                              okie doke, I do like the PA meat products I've had.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                gaffk Apr 2, 2013 04:53 PM

                                                                                                                                                                                                Currently eating lebanon bologna on seeded rye with Utz chips crushed into the sandwich. It's tasty, but infrequent.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                  mamachef Sep 28, 2013 03:18 PM

                                                                                                                                                                                                  OH EMM GEE, gaffk!! I got ahold of some Lebanon bologna the other day and ate it on Pumpernickel, with a schmear of garlic cream cheese w/ veg. And then I called my cardiologist, which is another story. :) Seriously, it was THAT good.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                    gaffk Sep 28, 2013 04:57 PM

                                                                                                                                                                                                    So funny mama . . . I was thinking about you and this thread the other day. That day it was genoa salami, seeded rye and a German stone ground mustard with salty Lays potato chips. So I guess every 5-6 months I crawl back to my childhood :)

                                                                                                                                                                                                    On a side note--You found Lebanon on the left coast? Impressed.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                      mamachef Sep 28, 2013 05:48 PM

                                                                                                                                                                                                      Google "Berkeley Bowl," and wonder no more. I swear, if I needed gnat spleens they would find a way. G-d bless the Bowl.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                        gaffk Sep 28, 2013 05:54 PM

                                                                                                                                                                                                        Wow, it's like a more impressive version of our Reading Terminal Market. (Except RTM, being in PA, does not sell beer or wine. In fact, beer and wine are strictly segregated and require two stops to purchase both.)

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                                                                                                                                                                                                          mamachef Sep 28, 2013 07:04 PM

                                                                                                                                                                                                          It took me a helluva long time and a lot of that nasty near beer stuff to get Blue laws figured out. Fortunately, Wisconsin wasn't far away for those Sundays when nobody in MN sold ANY damn thing, near or not.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                            gaffk Sep 28, 2013 07:13 PM

                                                                                                                                                                                                            Oh we got Sunday beer everywhere and wine/liquor on a limited basis at least 5 years ago :) On the bright side, Philly is just a short drive from NJ and DE.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                            hill food Sep 30, 2013 06:55 PM

                                                                                                                                                                                                            "beer and wine are strictly segregated"

                                                                                                                                                                                                            Quaker folk - really nice people, but also really uptight on some issues.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                            hill food Sep 30, 2013 06:48 PM

                                                                                                                                                                                                            Berkeley Bowl is one of the godheads.

                                                                                                                                                                                                            I think the official PseudoHindu name is Deepdishdiva.

                                                                                                                                                                                                            or just "that place over there" off College or Ashby or something. "y'know, the cool one".

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                                                                                                                                                                                                              mamachef Oct 1, 2013 05:02 AM

                                                                                                                                                                                                              Bahaw! hill food!
                                                                                                                                                                                                              You already rocked, but with these last two posts, you rock even more.
                                                                                                                                                                                                              I'm there a few times a week. It becomes even more Tabula -Rasa like at 8 a.m., when the wholesalers, food truck people, private cooks etc. make their pilgrimages - nice and quiet, without that line of people and minus the chaos - but by going in early, I realize I miss out on things like the chance to see what kind of ice cream Wavy Gravy eats. :)

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                                                                                                                                                                                                          Beach Chick Sep 29, 2013 07:29 AM

                                                                                                                                                                                                          One of the most beloved posters on CH..

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                                                                                                                                                                                              TeriPie Dec 28, 2011 02:30 PM

                                                                                                                                                                                              PB & J with DORITOS inside!!....also a yummy sammie is: JUST BBQ potato chips & mayo on WonderBread! Mmmmm....

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                                                                                                                                                                                                Athena Dec 28, 2011 02:36 PM

                                                                                                                                                                                                I am so happy I am not alone! That happy crunch improves just about any sandwich.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                  jujuthomas Jul 23, 2012 11:40 AM

                                                                                                                                                                                                  I like potato chips on my PB&J - has to be Wise. I can totally see Doritos tho - I used to throw a slice of cheese on my PB&J when I didn't have chips. also tasty.

                                                                                                                                                                                                  MAN - now I need a salty/sweet/crunch sandwich! :)

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                                                                                                                                                                                                  Island Dec 28, 2011 04:33 PM

                                                                                                                                                                                                  Oh hell yeah. Any sandwich works with chips, especially peanut butter or tuna salad sandwiches

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                                                                                                                                                                                                    FitMom4Life Dec 29, 2011 08:31 AM

                                                                                                                                                                                                    Seriously? I've been eating potato chips in my peanut butter sandwiches since I was a kid! (Okay, I rarely eat PB sandwiches anymore - but I still love them!)

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                                                                                                                                                                                                      dwetherell Dec 29, 2011 03:15 PM

                                                                                                                                                                                                      This is so funny that this post is here. I can't eat a sandwich any other way! My husband thinks I'm nuts, but he doesn't know what he is missing! I like any type of ridged potato chip. Thick, but not too thick. I love the crunch!

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                                                                                                                                                                                                        SpareRib Dec 30, 2011 04:47 PM

                                                                                                                                                                                                        Good white bread + butter + plain potato chips + sliced green apple = don't hate me until you try it, but it's soooo good.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                          Goozer Jan 1, 2012 12:14 PM

                                                                                                                                                                                                          We do it on Sloppy Joes...it's great!

                                                                                                                                                                                                          1. mamachef Jan 6, 2012 04:53 AM

                                                                                                                                                                                                            Over the Winter vacation, I hung out with a friend who made a *shudder* grilled velveeta sandwich wish crushed bbq chips inside. It was wondrous!! Oh, and mustard on the wheat bread.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                              Beach Chick Jan 6, 2012 08:07 AM

                                                                                                                                                                                                              That sounds delicious Mama!
                                                                                                                                                                                                              BBQ chips..were they the Kettle kind?

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                mamachef Jan 6, 2012 08:25 AM

                                                                                                                                                                                                                They were not, though I'd have liked them to be. They were good old Granny Goose regular chips. And come to think of it, they gave just enough crunchewy themselves - I have to wonder if the kettle chips wouldn't be almost TOO hard a chew, you know? Interfering with the delicacy of the, ahem, not particularly-high-quality bread, and the melty plasticky cheese? I LOVE things like this now and again. :) Don't tell.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Beach Chick Jan 6, 2012 08:35 AM

                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Granny Goose..that's a blast from the past..haven't seen those chips in years..loved them!
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  You are too cute Mama..I won't tell.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                TeriPie Jan 11, 2012 02:36 PM

                                                                                                                                                                                                                Mmmm....gotta LOOOVE that Velveeta in a grilled cheese!! ;-)

                                                                                                                                                                                                              3. masha bousha Jan 6, 2012 09:06 AM

                                                                                                                                                                                                                I'm surprised no one has posted this: meatloaf sammich with ketchup, mayo and regular tater chips on white bread.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                Also, I was reading this thread whilst eating a tuna wrap...and I really, really wish I had some chips to stick in there (I will have to try it with tuna cause everyone here seems to dig it).

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                  jbsiegel Jan 6, 2012 05:53 PM

                                                                                                                                                                                                                  ABSOLUTELY on the mealoaf sandwich! Another goodie is the mealoaf with melted American cheese on top and then onto the sandwich.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                2. iL Divo Jan 6, 2012 09:23 AM

                                                                                                                                                                                                                  I used to only put potato chips on tuna sandwiches, simply because "I LOVED TUNA SANDWICHES"...............
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  so I ate a lot of them, but we didn't usually have potato chips so when we did, even if they were crushed, they were real good on a good ole tuna sandwich

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Beach Chick Jan 6, 2012 09:49 AM

                                                                                                                                                                                                                    I have some lavash, tuna, mayo and jalapeno kettle chips...she shoots, she scores!

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                      mamachef Jan 6, 2012 10:15 AM

                                                                                                                                                                                                                      You have a FINE lunch there, Beach Chick. Will there be jalapenos to eat alongside? (mouth watering... like bad, filling-station nachos jalapenos?)

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Beach Chick Jan 6, 2012 10:27 AM

                                                                                                                                                                                                                        I'm a serrano chick kind of gal..
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        ; )

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                        iL Divo Jan 6, 2012 08:09 PM

                                                                                                                                                                                                                        oh yea, she shoots she scores, LOVE THE SOUND OF THAT sandwich

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Beach Chick Jan 12, 2012 06:37 AM

                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Made this last week and damn, it was so good..the lavash was a different twist on things.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                            hill food Jan 12, 2012 09:40 AM

                                                                                                                                                                                                                            yes screw pita - lavash is your money flatbread.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Beach Chick Jan 12, 2012 10:09 AM

                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Hell to the yes!

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                      epicura Jan 12, 2012 09:30 AM

                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Doritos on a plain cream cheese bagel (hangs head in shame)

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                        writingislove Apr 8, 2012 08:07 AM

                                                                                                                                                                                                                        I don't mind chips in a sandwich...it's the people who dip French fries in their ice cream that have me baffled...

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                          MamaReen Jul 20, 2012 11:23 AM

                                                                                                                                                                                                                          I think the chips/fries with ice cream thing is the salt/sweet factor. When I was little and we'd go for fast food, I would always take a gulp of my ice cream shake while chomping on the fries. Speaking of salt/sweet, I also make tuna salad sammies with (horrors) Miracle Whip, which is sweeter than mayo, and smush chips in that.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Reason I found this thread was curiosity about what chips people pair with what...never realizing there were so many people who smush them in sandwiches like me! Today I decided on sour cream and chive chips with pulled pork. OH YEAH.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Nanaimosq May 12, 2012 04:20 PM

                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Great to be amongst so many others who share my secret! I mean why eat a sandwich without potato chips?

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Toomchtodu Jul 20, 2012 02:23 PM

                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Here I thought I was the only one who delighted in stacking and smashing potato chips on my sandwiches. I don't do it in front of anyone because of past experiences. Now, I can come out of the "kitchen closet" and proudly stack my chips, just right, then smash the sandwich together for that first wonderful crunchy bite!
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            BTW...It makes no difference what type of sandwich...to me they're all good. Tuna, Bologna (cut just the right thickness at the deli) and deli cut cheese, Salami and cheese....Heck I've been known to eat chips on a lowly cheese with mayo sandwich when I was out of luncheon meat.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            My other favorite way of eating chips....cottage cheese as the dip. There, my secret is out.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            My favorite chip is always home made, with sea salt.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                              hill food Jul 22, 2012 02:31 AM

                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Toom: don't apologize unless you're insisting everyone do the same. otherwise "nobody's nailed down to nothin'"

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                              MonMauler Jul 21, 2012 12:35 PM

                                                                                                                                                                                                                              It's probably been almost two decades since I did this, but, as a child, I used to smash a bunch of potato chips between two pieces of squishy white supermarket bread and call it lunch.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                              1. keli175 Jul 23, 2012 11:45 AM

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                I had this this weekend - Wheat nut bread - sliced cold roasted chicken, mayo and a little onion - with Sour Cream & Onion Lays.....MMMMM

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Beach Chick Oct 20, 2012 06:29 AM

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  This sounds so good...have all these ingredients..sour cream and onion Lays..yum

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    HillJ Oct 20, 2012 06:35 AM

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    My kids would up the annual cold "Thanksgiving leftovers sandwich" with potato chips each holiday. Whole wheat bread, cranberry sauce, turkey slices, stuffing, gravy and potato chips (instead of cold mashed taters).

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Beach Chick Oct 20, 2012 07:40 AM

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Cool kids...keep me updated for the upcoming Turkey day leftovers!
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      With pics please..

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        HillJ Oct 20, 2012 07:40 AM

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        When their grand-dad was still with us he'd make pot chips from scratch; lots of Kosher salt.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        And you'll never see this professional photographer share her wares on CH. I ...just...can't...do...it!

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Beach Chick Oct 20, 2012 07:52 AM

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Grand Dad making pot chips from scratch...heart be still..

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Totally understand...with your imaginative description, walk us through this years masterpiece.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Breadcrumbs Oct 20, 2012 05:11 PM

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Love the chips-in-turkey-leftover-sandwich idea HillJ....we're definitely taking this one and making it our own!! Though I must confess, much as I love WW bread, for "THE" turkey sandwich, only Wonder white will do!!

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            ...our loss on the photos it seems.... ; - (

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          LindaWhit Oct 20, 2012 05:08 PM

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Oh, now THIS sandwich I could definitely get behind, HillJ!

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            HillJ Oct 20, 2012 06:16 PM

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Evening Breadc & LW, if you love that soft & crunchy thing at the same time it's spot on for that food pleasure! Funny, we never have enough gravy though! I find myself making up an extra batch just for leftover sandwiches...you?

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Breadcrumbs Oct 20, 2012 06:28 PM

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Well here in Canada we have a chain of restaurants called Swiss Chalet and they serve rotisserie chicken...it's one of those places that we grew up w and you can always count on for consistency. What keeps me coming back is their "BBQ" sauce which is served on the side for dipping. It's nothing at all like a ketchup based sauce and is totally unique. So, why the heck am I telling you this? Well, for me, the perfect leftover turkey sandwich is open-faced w the Swiss Chalet BBQ sauce (now sold in supermarkets in cans or powdered) oozing over top! btw, for mr bc it's nothing but the gravy on his sandwich.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                porker Oct 20, 2012 07:34 PM

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Bread, if ever in Montreal, make a pilgrimage to Chalet BBQ. Their gravy is....
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                words fail....

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Breadcrumbs Oct 20, 2012 08:33 PM

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Oh porker, now you must know I've added that to my "must-try" list!!! It was only recently that I had my first steamie (Lester's)....yum!!!

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    porker Oct 21, 2012 06:24 AM

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Funny how you mention a "stim-eh" (phonetic french). Mrs Porker and I always try hot dogs when travelling around (Teds in Buffalo, Pappaya Dog in NY, etc). Places which locals insist is the best in the world, but we never get it - either the bun is right outta the bag, or the weiner griddled too much, or whatever. I came to assume that "the best in the world" is likely what you grew up with - making it a regional thing.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Then you throw a monkey wrench in my theory!

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    I'd be happy to hear about your Chalet experience. Not only is the gravy fantastic, but their chicken is, to me, the gold standard. They cook with maple charcoal which really flavors the bird (Swiss Chalet used to use charcoal, but switched out to gas years ago). Their fries are made from fresh (not frozen) and are very good as well. I get the 1/4 leg with fries and an extra gravy - one gravy for the chicken, another for the fries and use the bun to sop up anything left on the plate.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    All this talk...Think I'll stop in for lunch!

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      HillJ Oct 21, 2012 06:37 AM

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Oh man, and I didn't even wake up hungry this morning....until NOW!!

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                LindaWhit Oct 20, 2012 06:42 PM

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                I always make enough gravy for my Turkey Day, although I wouldn't put it on sandwiches - just the cranberry sauce for moisture.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        2foodees Oct 20, 2012 06:44 PM

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Heck yeah! So yummy! My discovery of the deliciousness of potato chips squished inside my peanut butter and jelly sandwich must have been in first grade, lol! Then came the nacho cheese Doritos squished in there! Seriously, they are both delicious and remain a guilty pleasure today! Thanks for posting this, it brought back some awesome memories!

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        1. porker Oct 20, 2012 07:56 PM

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          2nd time I see this thread pop up and can't resist replying.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          I very often work with ironworkers. Many times we think of high steel workers as knuckle dragging, ruff and gruff, uncouths. Like any slice of population, this just isn't so.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          I enjoy to see what everyone is bringing to the jobsite to eat at break and lunch.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          About a month ago, I'm sitting with the guys and one young man squishes potato chips on his sandwich (a first for me).
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          I asked him if he did this all the time - no, only with bologna sandwiches he replies.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          "Howsabout dill pickle chips on a smoked meat sandwich?" I venture.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          "Nope, only regular chips and only on bologna sandwiches" he says.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          The same guy really liked my pig skin stew (chicharron en salsa roja), but thats another story.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Beach Chick Apr 2, 2013 10:21 PM

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Had for lunch a half sandwich on rye with avocado, mayo and jalapeno kettle chips..outfrigging standing!

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            1. Cathrynoo Apr 13, 2013 03:46 AM

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              All the time.. is there any other way to eat a sandwich.. I like cucumbers in my sandwich and tomatoes.. the chips combined with those two... what do they call it.. the "bliss point"... yummy...just the right crunch...I'll even put chips in a peanut butter sandwich in a pinch...

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                shnoopy May 24, 2013 03:39 PM

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                I CANNOT I mean CAN NOT have a PB&J without potato chips on it. Learned it in daycare. Salty sweet awesomeness.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                1. Firegoat Jun 18, 2013 08:41 AM

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  It looks like McDonald's is joining the chips in a sandwich bandwagon as they test market some new menu items. Look for the Southwest Burger - a regular burger with white cheddar cheese, bbq sauce and "tortilla strips." On the burger photo the tortilla strips look like a pile of Fritos to me. Heck, I'd try it.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Beach Chick Jun 18, 2013 09:02 AM

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    HA..I want my % McD's..

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Beach Chick Sep 23, 2013 09:01 PM

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Made ciabatta/torta Turkey and sharp cheese sandwiches with Maui chips squished for lunch on the beach in Kauai..
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    outfrigging standing!

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    1. re: Beach Chick
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      porker Sep 24, 2013 06:55 AM

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Of course it was all in the chips; being on the beach in Kauai added nothing to the experience...

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Beach Chick Sep 24, 2013 07:04 AM

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        And they were Maui chips in a Kauai world. .

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        treb Sep 24, 2013 07:36 AM

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Were they the Original Kitch'n Cooked Maui Chips? If so, how could you crush those bad girls? I'd a layered them on top whole in their full thick greesy Sea Salty goodness!

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Beach Chick Sep 26, 2013 08:46 AM

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          No bruddha. .know which you are talking about tho'.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          These were just the pedestrianly delicous Maui Chips!

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            treb Sep 26, 2013 09:37 AM

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Whew!!! you had new worried there BC, crushing 'common' Maui Chips is OK. However, Kitch'n Cooked are sacred!

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Beach Chick Sep 28, 2013 05:39 AM

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Those chips are da bomb..
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Any place where I can get these in SD?

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                treb Sep 28, 2013 07:25 AM

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                The only way to get'm is to hop a flight to Maui. They don't ship.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  treb Sep 28, 2013 09:49 AM

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Or go for some masalada's too!

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      3. mamachef Sep 28, 2013 03:21 PM

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        A friend mentioned a crawfish po'boy sandwich that he crushed salt and vinegar chips onto; extra tartar sauce; and that sounded pretty nifty to me. I think, though, that being such a flavor-bomb and all, I'd choose just plain 'ol fried fish w/ all the above,and save them crawdaddies for gumbo file. :)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        1. suzigirl Sep 28, 2013 03:31 PM

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Just the other day I had an evertything bagel, Lebanon bologna, cream cheese and ruffles mushed inside. Pure delight. Where has this thread been? Cannot

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          1. Caroline1 Sep 29, 2013 04:39 PM

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Peanut butter, tomato, mayo, and lots of scrunched up potato chips make a GREAT sammy...!!!

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              mamachef Sep 29, 2013 10:34 PM

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              That's an umami bomb from heaven, C1! And an addition for the "must try" list.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            2. mamachef Sep 29, 2013 10:33 PM

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Beach Chick, I just tried this. And it was the ONLY consolation of the evening, because the "Breaking Bad" finale went from bad to Mondo Sucko. The munchie eased the pain somewhat, so thank you!! xoxox

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Beach Chick Oct 1, 2013 06:55 AM



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