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What DON'T you like in a sandwich?

After reading about people's perfect sandwiches, it seemed to me that several respondees were itching to write about what they don't want on their sandwich. Here's your platform.
For me, I don't like-
Ham
Boar's Head cold cuts (just don't understand the appeal, I think they taste gross)
Croissants (ditto not understanding the appeal)
Squishy bread
Miracle Whip
Ketchup except on hamburgers or hot dogs

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  1. There's little that I find worth eating that I wouldnt be happy eating on a sandwich. I'm not too keen on fruit sandwiches, although the classic banana is OK.

    That said, looking at your list, I dont think I'd like croissant or squishy bread in a sandwich - croissant between two pieces of bread would be just too much carb.

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    1. re: Harters

      LOL! No croissantwiches? Harters, you don't know what you're missing! '-)

      Or it could be the worse than that... You may have planted an idea for the fast food Industry...? Oh, woe!!!

      1. re: Caroline1

        this one would kill harters and it is one of my faves: shrimp salad on a lightly toasted croissant.

        a toasted croissant is also delicious with the chicken salad made with curry powder, soy sauce, almonds, grapes and mayo. (oooh, can't wait for the gaggers to read that!!!!) http://www.pauladeen.com/recipes/reci... -- my fave chicken salad. try it before you diss it. really.

        1. re: alkapal

          I don't particularly care for nuts and fruit in that kinda thing but the rest sounds fantastic! Do you toast your croissant under the broiler?

          1. re: c oliver

            Oh, wow, I think that nuts and fruit put chicken salad over the top!

            1. re: sandylc

              Except for pine nuts, I usually don't care for nuts and fruit in any salad.

            2. re: c oliver

              i just use a toaster oven, but using its "broil" only feature would be maybe better.

            3. re: alkapal

              Alka - I thought I would hate that, I really did. but one day I had no choice (some office thing). and while I probably would never serve it, I wouldn't turn it down (OK I'd lose the almonds and sub-in apples or dried cranberries for the grapes)

              1. re: hill food

                yes, the recipe is really flexible. the amazing thing is the curry soy mayo combo that is so savory and mysterious. the brightness of the fruit is a great contrast to that, and the nuts (and celery) just give some nice textural contrast.

                i'm wondering how moistened diced dried apricots might work in that, too.

                some recipes use pineapple chunks in there. i've seen countless variations of this online.

                1. re: alkapal

                  apricots? eww go away, there's another for my shortlist and so are you.

                  banned from sandwiches = no sprouts, no apricots, no alkapal.

                  good luck with that eternal life/resurrection thing you were gunning for.

                  1. re: hill food

                    Nothing personal alkapal, I dont want you on any of my sandwiches. Ever.

                    1. re: suzigirl

                      and I've heard she (he?) is in NO way Kosher OR Halal either...

                      organic? pfff.

                      1. re: hill food

                        I neither keep kosher or halal but human is where I have my cutoff. Even if alkapal is a "tasty morsel". :-)

                        1. re: suzigirl

                          I hope we're not upsetting alka, as I have no clear idea of location, yeah sure NoVa, but that can mean so many things and where do you draw the line? Dulles? Fredericksburg? Staunton? ehh I'm not even around there these days and anyway we both said "alkas are off my list" (apologies to classic Warner Brother's cartoons)

              2. re: alkapal

                I made a chicken salad with grapes and yogurt from a Nina Simonds recipe with the thought I could draw on it over a week or so. Well, as the week progressed, the chicken got fuzzier and fuzzier, a really strange sensation I attribute to the yogurt.

              3. re: Caroline1

                I think he means croissant as the filling in a sandwich not as the outside layer.

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                mayonnaise on a hot sandwich

                1. For me, it's pretty simple. I do not want raw onion in ANY form on any sandwich, be it sliced on a hamburger or diced or chopped in a chicken or tuna salad. NO RAW ONION...! Raw onions give me the heeby jeebies!

                  Oh, and no egg shell in my egg salad. Mostly basic stuff like that.

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                  1. re: Caroline1

                    Copy that Caroline1 - I pick that $hit out.

                    1. re: JerryMe

                      You can pick it out of a chicken/tuna salad or take it off a burger/sandwich all you want to but that onion flavor still remains. It permeates everything it touches. And yet so many people don't understand the aversion that some of us have to raw onion. But to each their own:-)

                      1. re: miss_belle

                        True enough, Miss Belle - On those occasions, I just chew and swallow.

                        On more than one occasion, I've found myself, to my chagrin, reaching (disgustingly) into my mouth and pulling out a string of onion, mid-chew, before I gagged on it.

                    2. re: Caroline1

                      One thing that really frosts me- on the rare occasion that I get a Sausage Egg McMuffin, when the very last bite has a piece of eggshell in it. I go into a rage (at least in my own mind)

                      1. re: EWSflash

                        I had an Egg McMuffin this past summer for the first time in maybe 15 years. I got an egg shell, and stated with some excitement, "Oh, wow, it's real egg!" My friend simply replied, "What the hell did you think it was?" I guess if the bar is set low enough, it doesn't take much to get over it.

                      2. re: Caroline1

                        C1, do you put raw onion in anything?

                        1. re: c oliver

                          Yes, but ALWAYS just before I cook it! '-)

                          It's the result of a tawdry childhood tale of abuse that was a result of my insatiable curiosity! When I was around 3 (1936), I noticed that ALL of the adults in the family lied to each other like mad, yet if I told the teensiest weensiest lie, ALL of the adults in the family were all over me! Soooo... I tried very hard to teach myself how to lie successfully. After all, logic said there had to be a trick to it! If adults could do it and no one knew they were lying, what did adults know that I didn't? Was it holding your mouth just right? Was it some sort of magic thought you held in your mind while you were lying? Was it crossing your fingers behind your back? (an old childhood trick that NEVER works!)

                          Anyway, I was threatened. If I didn't stop telling lies, my mother would wash my mouth out with soap! I didn't stop and so she did. With a bar of Ivory soap! And then she caught me in the bathtub washing my own mouth out with Ivory just so I could blow bubbles! Sooooooooo..... After that, she "washed" my mouth out with raw onions, head over toilet until I gagged. I think I was around 35 or so before I could bite into a hidden raw onion without gagging...

                          So I only put raw onions in food just prior to cooking. BUT...! If I can have a hamburger with GRILLED onions on it, I'm there! '-)

                          More than anyone ever wanted to know, right? <sigh> Be careful what you do to your kids...

                            1. re: suzigirl

                              Truth is in the mid-1930's, "Spare the rod and spoil the child" was the mantra of most middle class American homes. "Child abuse" was not in the vocabulary. Thankfully, times have changed. My mother was not a wicked woman. She just wasn't very bright when it came to figuring these things out for herself when she had me at age 19! '-)

                              1. re: Caroline1

                                I was brought up with parents who did unconventional discipline like standing in the corner with plates held in your hands straight out to your sides with a whack administered every time your arms dropped past the straight out position and the onion treatment still makes me cringe.

                                1. re: suzigirl

                                  Sadly, my parents subscribed to the same mantra, even though it was the '50s and '60s. They were both from dysfunctional midwestern families. And drunk a lot and angry a lot. But I never got punished with onion-eating, fortunately.

                                  1. re: suzigirl

                                    I think a lot of such "punishments" came as a result of GIs returning from WWII, and adopting techniques they heard about from prisoners of war. My father (active duty US Navy for 20 years, including WWII) used to make me stand in a corner with arms outstretched with pennies on the palms of my hands, then tell me how much heavier they were getting, and I'd bet smacked if my arms dragged when I was in 5th grade for refusing to memorize my multiplication tables. WHy should I? The State of California printed them on the back of every composition book we were given in school, so why should I waste my time! Thankfully, he spent five years at sea during my early childhood! The only time I ever saw him cry was when he returned from the war, hid behind a door to surprise me, but it was NO surprise! I didn't have any idea who he was. "Hello. Are you a friend of my daddy?"

                                    Bedfellows or not, there is strangeness of war... '-)

                                    1. re: Caroline1

                                      Strangeness of war or twisted is subjective. My dad never went to war, nor his father. Standing a child in the corner, arms outstretched with any weight isn't discipline, it is sick. I was subjected to nutty "discipline" as a kid but this is about food. Lets not compare our war stories. Here's to good food and no raw onions. :-)

                                      1. re: suzigirl

                                        A little cultural literacy along with our food can be a very healthy thing! '-)

                                        1. re: suzigirl

                                          I remember having to balance a text book on my head while standing in the corner of the classroom. Man, that was one tough college professor!

                                          Actually, I think I was in the second grade. The teacher didn't want us to go into dreamland while we were being punished. We could however hang onto the book with one hand.

                                          1. re: suzigirl

                                            Here's to good food food and raw onions if you want them but none if you don't (or peas if you want them and none if you don't, my dad has a rough kindergarten story about them and has never been able to fully recover). I can't believe some of the cruelty we perpetuate on our children surrounding food, and most of it is perfectly well intentioned.

                                          2. re: Caroline1

                                            Maybe. My father was a WWII veteran and I was born after his return. He sorta lacked boundaries and would have me stand in a corner for an ungodly time until I lost my sense of balance. But the serious punishment came from my mother who put red chili flakes up my nose.

                                            My mother wasn't a combatant. Just a natural born sadist. So I'm not sure how the war experience factors in.

                                            1. re: rainey

                                              Wow. The things we learn. Sadist indeed :( I hope you're alright today.

                                              1. re: rainey

                                                Another one who didn't fill out his profile page! So I don't really know if you're a he or a she or if you're from the moon! '-)

                                                But seriously, one of the things that people need to keep in mind is that ANYONE who was ALIVE in 1981 or earlier was NOT well informed about things that are "common knowledge" today. 1981 is when the World Wide Web was invented at CERN by a really nice guy named Tim Berbers Lee, and you can meet him here:
                                                http://home.web.cern.ch/about/birth-web

                                                The further back you go in time -- even a few years -- the less people knew about things like psychology, abuse, whatever. Why? Because the internet has made ALL information available to ANYONE who knows how to read and has a computer!

                                                So if you're over age 15 or so, keep in mind that your parents very likely had never heard of child abuse. When I was born in the 1930s, "Spoil the rod and spare the child" truly was the mantra of parenthood.

                                                There's a big discussion going on in "scientific circles" right now about why people are smarter now, because their "scientific evidence" shows that each successive generation is scoring higher on their SATs...! LOL LOL LOL OF COURSE THEY ARE...!!!!!!!!!!!!!! BUT....!!! WHEN was the last time you saw the SAT score of Shakespear, or Plato, or Einstein, for that matter? New yardsticks don't always work for the past.

                                                I truly don't believe people have changed that much. There were really smart people 4,ooo years ago, and there are really smart people today. there were really dumb people 4,000 years ago, and there are really dumb people today. The thing that IS different, is we have computers and the web and access to information that was VERY expensive, because for the last several hundred years or so, you had to be able to afford a Ph.D. to access it. Do you have ANY idea how much a freaking Ph.D. costs? Point made! '-

                                                )

                                                So.... My point is that what I and others may have suffered at the hands of our parents was often not child abuse in the true sense, but simply "the fashion of the day."

                                                I hope everyone who needs to read this does it tonight, because the mods will probably delete it. It doesn't have much to do with food directly, but then again it does because it seriously has to do with people and ALL people eat! I'll cross my fingers it stays at least for a day or two.... :-)

                                                1. re: Caroline1

                                                  You have interesting points, Caroline. I might add that even books were not terribly accessible to the masses until relatively recently. Again, this doesn't mean people were stupid; actually it means that people had to be resourceful and figure things out for themselves - a skill that I hope we aren't losing!

                                                  I'll bring it back to cooking - cooking with internet access is great because EVERYONE has something to contribute and yet we can also easily refer to experts, as well. It is both creative and intellectual. The squashing of creativity in the US hasn't invaded the culinary arts!

                                                  1. re: Caroline1

                                                    I like a lot of your points, but--if you're over 15 your parents never heard of child abuse? I'm 35 and my parents are definitely aware of it. Hell, my stepson is 19 and both his dad and myself were steeped with stories about it in school and after school specials. There are a lot of things that were done that should not have been when we were growing up, but even spanking was already a big discussion in '78 when I was born, and my parents managed to to aware of it without the internet.

                                                    1. re: ErnieD

                                                      ErnieD - oh Grasshopper, you have so much to discover.

                                                2. re: Caroline1

                                                  Wow. Thanks for sharing that, Caroline.

                                          3. re: Caroline1

                                            Wow. Isn't it interesting that she probably didn't know she was committing child abuse :(

                                            1. re: Caroline1

                                              same here C1 - but I became a good liar. and a tight-mouthed person (ok maybe not online, just in person - does that make me a sociopath?).

                                              "I know how to be shutting up"

                                                1. re: Cachetes

                                                  heh. I got away with murder back then. (OK not literally, although I did have tentative ideas in place while I was still a juvenile that I never used - too late now)

                                                  EWS - mine were just angry and depressed as best I could tell.

                                              1. re: Caroline1

                                                But did you perfect the art of lying? LOL

                                                  1. re: Caroline1

                                                    Caroline darlin', you can practice by saying nice things about me...:)

                                                    1. re: Veggo

                                                      LOL! Droll......! VERY droll! '-)

                                                    2. re: Caroline1

                                                      oh I have nuggets saved up for later use. but even I don't like to make people cry.

                                                      1. re: hill food

                                                        As long as you can hand us each a Kleenex, why not?

                                                        1. re: Caroline1

                                                          I was raised by a MAJOR liar - the price she has paid is that now she no longer is able to differentiate truth from lies, nor does she seem able to tell the truth at all, not even about the weather or the color of something...not at all - !! Also, few who have known her for longer than about 10 minutes believe anything she says.

                                                          This is sad; hopefully both cooking/recipes and character improve with each generation - I am trying to do my part here by being a better cook/truth-teller than my mother, and by teaching my kid to be smarter and better and a better cook than I.

                                                          There, brought it back to food. ;-)

                                                  2. re: Caroline1

                                                    LOL. The last office I worked in, it turned out that two people had grown up with the same "comfort food" sandwich that their moms would make: A slice of raw onion between two slices of individually-wrapped Kraft cheese (out of the plastic of course), contained in two slices of Wonder Bread, slathered with Miracle Whip.

                                                    After all the groans had died down, in order to prove how delicious this concoction was, they brought in the ingredients and made these sandwiches one day for lunch, for anyone brave enough to try them. I had 1/4 of one to try. It was as vile as I had imagined. I think it mostly was the Miracle Whip. Not a fan...

                                                1. re: Caroline1

                                                  I dislike raw onion. Whenever I get it in my burgers, I just tell myself "You can do it. This is a test of character. Eat it, and Man up"

                                                  This is how much I dislike it.

                                                  1. re: Chemicalkinetics

                                                    Well, the strange thing for me is that I LOVE the tiny little McDonald's hamburgers that traditionally come in a Kids Meal. The ones with the tiny little cubes of "raw" onion in them with about a half teaspoon of ketchup and a quarter tsp of mustard and ONE pickle slice in the bun with the burger. That is the ONLY McDonald's burger that has those specific type of onions in that fine a dice. BUT...!!! They NEVER make me gag OR burn my tongue.... And I LOVE them!

                                                    So now I'm wondering if it isn't some sort of diced onion that has been "treated" in some way (pickled, brined, marinated, whatever) that makes them different from all other "raw onions on a burger" in the whole wide world?

                                                    Does anybody here know???? I'd sure hate to have to buy a damned McDonald's franchise to find out! (Not that I ever would under any circumstance!) '-)

                                                    1. re: Caroline1

                                                      I think you're right. They're brined or something to make them just a little limp and take all the assertion out of them.

                                                      When my daughter was in preschool the teacher did a lot of cooking with the kids. She always soaked onion in milk when a recipe called for raw onion.

                                                      1. re: Caroline1

                                                        < BUT...!!! They NEVER make me gag OR burn my tongue>

                                                        Now that you mentioned it. Same here. I wonder if those are really raw onions, or are they slightly blanched (cooked).

                                                        Alternatively, maybe they are diced so fine, that the heat from the burger patty cook/steam the diced onion.

                                                        1. re: Chemicalkinetics

                                                          Maybe they're reconstituted onions made from powdered onions, formed into tiny cubes under extremely high pressures, in some mega agri-industrial complex near Area 51 ...... ;-)

                                                          1. re: LotusRapper

                                                            lol! Area 51 keeps following me around! '-)

                                                            I don't believe they're rehydrated, or if they are, they're not rehydrated Tone's (dehydrated) Minced Onion, because they rehydrate to taste and smell like raw onions!

                                                            I guess I'm going to have to experiment... My guess is that they may simply be "brined," as in diced, buried in salt so they sweat off their malodorous painful taste bud attacking agents, then rinsed clean...? They're certainly not pickled in the traditional sense, because they have no extra acidic flavor such as pickled foods get from vinegar or lemon, nor are they marinated, for the same reason... hmmmmm.... "Curiouser and curiouser!" cried Alice.

                                                            1. re: Caroline1

                                                              Only things I eat at McD (like 3 times a year ?) are the soft ice cream cone and apple pies ..... cheap happy foods ;-)

                                                              For the most basic fast-food burgers, I like Wendy's value meal burger (w/o the cheese) which comes with real red onion, lettuce, slice of pickle, tomato and a square patty the size of a large postal stamp:

                                                              http://www.wendys.com/en-us/right-pri...

                                                              Heads & shoulders better than other major FF chains' bottom-rung burgers at the same pricepoint.

                                                              1. re: Caroline1

                                                                i think its just the fact that they were frozen then thawed.

                                                                1. re: KaimukiMan

                                                                  hmmmmm... I'll have to pick up a bag of frozen chopped onions and check out your hunch...? We'll see!

                                                                  1. re: Caroline1

                                                                    When preparing raw onions for Mexican food (to be served with cilantro), it's recommended to take the "bite" out of them by soaking the chopped onions in cold water for a bit.

                                                            2. re: Chemicalkinetics

                                                              I used to think those McDonald onions were dehydrated and then re-hydrated. However, that seems like an extra step that would not be efficient.

                                                              There must be somebody with McDonald's experience who could tell us about this.

                                                              1. re: John E.

                                                                <There must be somebody with McDonald's experience who could tell us about this.>

                                                                Don't you think these former employee may disappear if they reveal the secrets?

                                                                1. re: Chemicalkinetics

                                                                  [Middle of the night, dog barking in distance]: "Knock, knock ...... "

                                                                2. re: John E.

                                                                  Here is what one guy has to say on the subject.

                                                                  Tom McMahon: Make Your Own McDonalds Hamburger Onions
                                                                  www.tommcmahon.net/.../make_your_o...
                                                                  Jul 6, 2004 - Make Your Own McDonalds Hamburger Onions. Another ... McDonald's little baby onions. ... It's the best time to make some plans for the future and it's time to be happy.

                                                                  1. re: John E.

                                                                    I think they are dehydrated and re-hydrated when the burger mixture is made. It's not an expensive, extra step when you consider the volume that McD's makes.

                                                                    And in my opinion, they (the onions on McD's burgers) still suck. I always request, on the rare occasion I get one, NO onion!

                                                                    1. re: JerryMe

                                                                      I'm not much of a McDonald's consumer these days, but I'm fairly certain not all of their onions are the tiny diced, rehydrated variety. I am quite sure they have other kinds of raw onions that go on their burgers, but I cannot be certain.

                                                                  2. re: Chemicalkinetics

                                                                    I'm fairyly certain they are defrosted frozen, and thats how they get the mooshy tastless "charm"

                                                                  3. re: Caroline1

                                                                    When my son was a little shaver I'd pick him up at the day care that was kittycorner across the street from work and go through the Burger King drive-through right next door and get him a cheeseburger and me an iced tea. I would ask for a bite, and always tried to get the pickle in my bite. Cruel, I know, but at first he didn't like pickles, then he grew to dislike me depriving him of his pickle more, and protested loudly. Then we changed day care. :-) Not because of that, but because he got too old for the previous place, and the BK on the way home from there was really not up to par. So we didn't go there, besides, it was closer to home and more nutritious snacks.
                                                                    Oh- but what I meant to say, Caroline, was that I totally remember the kiddie McD- kind of like the White Castles, with their tiny diced onions. I think the original McD's burgers had those tiny dice onions on them- not offensively strong at all for whatever reason. Just there because ______ fill in the blank

                                                                    1. re: Caroline1

                                                                      i worked in mcdonalds as a teen, the onions were cut up and shipped to the stores in bags, they did need to be rehydrated in some form but they were in a little liquid to start with, most likely just water to take the bite off.

                                                                      1. re: pie22

                                                                        TaDAAAH! You guys appear to win by a landslide! But who knew it could be that simple? Still in all, I think I'll try it on a hired taster before I use my own taste buds, just in case... '-)

                                                                      2. re: Caroline1

                                                                        i love those soft small diced/minced onions, too -- so whenever i get a mcdouble for a late snack, i ask for extra pickle and onions.

                                                                        i think they must have been soaked a bit -- maybe just in cold water -- to get that "raw" bite out of them, though.

                                                                        1. re: alkapal

                                                                          No, no, no, no! The onions I'm talking about ONLY come on the "single" hamburger that used to only option available in a Happy Meal. They're no sliced. In traditional culinary terms they're a "bronoise" of onion, very uniform in small dice. I've asked for them on McDonald's burgers other than the burger that was standard in Happy Meals for years, but I've been told in California, Nevada, Arizona, New Mexico, Colorado, Massachusetts, and Texas that it is not possible!

                                                                          Meantime, anybody know where I can buy dehydrated bronoise of onion?????? '-)

                                                                          1. re: Caroline1

                                                                            I know the exact tiny dice you're talking about. They're on the gross little frozen White Castle burgers, too.

                                                                            1. re: EWSflash

                                                                              But are they "oniony"? The ones at McDonald's are not, and that's what I love about them because raw onions make me gag BIG TIME! But I'll drive ten miles out of my way for a McDonald's hb with those little raw diced onions that DO NOT make me gag!

                                                                              Weird, huh?

                                                                              1. re: Caroline1

                                                                                Caroline: Note that they are *not* raw. Rather, dried, reconstituted, grilled a little. I *think* they are the same dried onions you can get in the spice rack, McCormicks etc.

                                                                                  1. re: EWSflash

                                                                                    hmmm... The ONLY "White Castle" hamburgers I've ever had were in a box, frozen, and sold at Sam's Club. I bought one box about three years ago and did not like them. Are those frozen versions good representations of what a "White Castle" burger would taste like if there were White Castle restaurants in my area and I could buy them fresh? I don't remember onions at all, but as I said, it was at least three years ago.

                                                                                    And I'm sorry that I seem to have side-tracked your thread, because really good "sammiches" is a GREAT topic! '-)

                                                                                    1. re: Caroline1

                                                                                      C1 - the frozen White Castle is most definitely NOT a good representation unless you grew up with it and nothing else will do. if not the same onions, they are darn close. my cousin and I used to rip open the little cartons to get at the onions that slipped out of the bun like an oreo's creme filling.

                                                                                      heck 5-10 minutes out of the kitchen and they verge on disgusting. and I once loved them, yet still need an annual fix of one or 2 (clerk always looks at me weird) but I make it by a location a few times a year.

                                                                                      1. re: hill food

                                                                                        Well yeah. For all of my haute cuisine proclivities and love of fancy schmancy cooking, every once in a while I just gotta have a truly crappy Jack In The Box taco... WORST tacos on the planet, but.... "There's no accounting for taste," said Mrs. Murphy as she kissed the cow.

                                                                                1. re: LotusRapper

                                                                                  LotusRapper, YOU are a genius! That's it! TRUE vintage McDonald's, with the bronoise of onion, a bit of ketchup, "a little dab will do ya" of mustard, and ONE dill pickle slice!

                                                                                  My taste buds are t-t-t-twitching...!!!!!! :-)

                                                                                  1. re: Caroline1

                                                                                    Are we (Chowhounders) *really* talking about (and craving) McD food ???

                                                                                    I guess we're all human ;-)

                                                                                    Like I said before, I have a weakness for Wendy's burgers.

                                                                                      1. re: LotusRapper

                                                                                        LOL! Funny! Is that your personal experiment, and if so, did Newton have lunch or are things still in count-down mode waiting for mold to set in? If it's not your test, does anyone know the result? I LOVE people with quirky imaginations... '-)

                                                                                        As a further aside, I *DO* like your taste in cars! (vrooooom! vrooooom!)

                                                                                        1. re: Caroline1

                                                                                          Nope, not my own experiment. That kinda grosses me out thinking about it, doh !

                                                                                  2. re: Caroline1

                                                                                    i didn't say sliced, and i am talking about a mince finer than brunoise. that is what is on a mcdouble. i don't know about happy meal burgers.
                                                                                    ~~~~~
                                                                                    by the way, OT, mickey d's has raised the mcdouble to 1.19 -- off the dollar menu, but has added two other new types of burgers to that dollar menu.

                                                                                2. re: Caroline1

                                                                                  When I worked there 40 years ago, they were dried onions, put on the raw side of the cooking burgers, then when the burgers were flipped, they reconstituted in the grease and juice.

                                                                            2. Some delis put shredded lettuce. I hate that! But then I am not a big fan of lettuce in my sandwich but I do like water cress in certain sandwich. I also hate kaiser rolls. ..The boring deli kind. I also don't get what's so great about boars head cold cuts too. They always look very processed and gross. I am not a big fan of egg sandwich either. ..doesn't feel right.

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                                                                              1. re: Monica

                                                                                That drives me crazy. Along the same lines, diced onions as opposed to sliced. They just fall off!

                                                                              2. Croissants are great panini style, or breakfast style soaked in egg and pan fried

                                                                                I don't like --
                                                                                Too much mayonnaise, thin film is fine
                                                                                Pickles

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                                                                                1. re: youareabunny

                                                                                  Only if you like the taste, and I don't. No idea why.