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Jul 14, 2011 08:42 AM

Quirky Sandwich Concoctions

I want to know other people's outlandish sandwich fillings! For one, my Bigmomma ( or Grandma :D) eats banana and mayo sandwiches. She even, and I quote, says she like to leave them out for a couple of hours to get soft and sort of meld together. Blehh.. Another, but probably not as weird, is my Mom's love for home grown tomato and mayo sandwiches. Aside from cutting off the bread crust to toast and dip later, I don't have any quirky SANDWICH combinations. My corn-topped animal cracker habits though, are a whole 'nother post :P

Anywho, give some of the weirdest sandwiches you enjoy!

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  1. Rarely, but it happens, I like to eat a fluffy white bread sandwich with a light spreading of mayo and nothing else. Also, as a kid, I used to make literal ice cream sandwiches with same fluffy white bread and softened chocolate ice cream. In addition, fluffy white bread again slathered with potato salad and nothing else.

    Now that I think about it, all my childhood sandwich creations are like diabetes on a plate, really...

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    1. re: inaplasticcup

      White bread? Maybe that's how I got "the shuga". ;-)

      1. re: lynnlato

        LOL. THat makes it sound so nice. :/

    2. I don't know if it's quirky but I've made sandwiches of jarred roasted red peppers with mayo and salt and pepper on squishy Italian bread. Yellow peppers are good too.

      1. tomato sandwich isnt so weird...

        nice fresh tomatoes...
        Dukes mayo..
        fresh bread...

        i know lots of people that would eat that...
        me included

        its pretty common in the south

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        1. re: srsone

          We've always called those 'sink sandwiches'.

          And since I moved to Georgia and discovered Duke's, my sink sandwiches are so much better!

          On the other hand, I absolutely could not get used to the banana and mayo sandwich on mushy wheat bread that my former boss here in West Georgia used to make me for a morning snack. He was so happy to give it to me, I had to eat the darn thing - and grin and bear it. Apparently it's a regional thing. Bleah.

          1. re: srsone

            I said it probably wasn't as odd but I still wondered if any other families besides mine ate them :)

            1. re: Laurenjo28

              almost 3 million hits when u google tomato sandwich.....
              i think your safe in your non-weirdness...

              now the banana-mayo thing.....

              1. re: Laurenjo28

                I grew up eating tomato and onion sandwiches. Soft white bread, mayo, tomato, and sweet onion, please. It's not quite summer without them. Never occurred for me to do a tomato sandwich on its own.

            2. Weirdest sando I know of: my grandmother used to eat orange and onion sandwiches. I have never been moved to try one, but if you are, be sure slice both ingredients thinly :-).

              1. Anchovy, roasted red pepper, paperthin red onion on toasted marble rye with mayo and fresh milled pepper.

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                1. re: mrbigshotno.1

                  That sounds delicious! I'll definately give it a try.