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Monday, November 3, 2014

Culinary Science 101

As stated by Dr Sheldon Cooper, (of The Big Bang Theory)

"in a properly constructed sandwich", (ham, tomato, cucumber)

lettuce, yum.

"the cheese",

"is adjacent to the bread",

"to form a moisture barrier against the lettuce". 

Let's eat!





19 comments:

  1. Perfecto. 'Nuf said, let's bite it.

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  2. Never thought of it like that - no more soggy Welsh sandwiches here then. Looks delicious.

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  3. Makes sense to me!! I often spread a very thin layer of butter under mayonnaise on a sandwich for the same reason, especially when I'm packing a lunch.

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  4. I am with Rose. Hold the cucumber. (And the ham.)
    One of my brothers used to make cheese and tomato sandwhiches without bread, putting the tomato between two slices of cheese.

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  5. Leave off the lettuce just not a fan of it.
    Merle.................

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  6. Add some avocado while you are at it. :-)

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  7. Delores; of course he is.

    Joanne; I did. I bit deeply.

    joeh; there's three slices on there. But they're tin. If I was cutting my own ham off the bone they'd be thicker like ham steaks.

    Molly; so often someone tells us something and we're astounded that we didn't think of it because it makes so much sense.

    Rose~from OZ; no cucumber for you? More for me.

    fishducky; I spread butter on everything. Even peanut butter gets a butter base. Fresh, fresh bread, real butter then peanut butter. Yum.

    Lee; coming right up, lunch is at noon, how far away are you?

    Elephant's Child; even more cucumber for me and I'll put your ham on joeh's sandwich.I've done that too, but with two thick slices off the Christmas ham, tomato in between.

    Merle; no lettuce, got it.

    mm; you can have the avocado all to yourself.

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  8. Rather a lot of cheese. I don't miss the soggy sandwiches of my childhood.

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  9. I'm only about 12 inches away, River...from my monitor! :)

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  10. Dontcha love Sheldon???

    That sandwich looks... good enough to eat!

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  11. It took me a while to figure this sandwich making procedure out, but it really does prevent soggy bread! Fun post!

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  12. Hold the cucumbers. I put the lettuce next to the bread that has Miracle Whip on it. The MW keeps the lettuce from falling out. I usually use salad greens, so they are broken. Now, I am hungry.

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  13. Andrew; I like cheese. I didn't use that whole block pictured there, just enough slices to cover the bread. I use it as part of my daily calcium allowance since I don't drink milk.

    Lee; you need to get a whole lot closer to Adelaide than that!

    Susan; it was good enough to eat! I could have had two, but my jeans are a little tight, I can't button the waist.

    Susan F; there's nothing worse than soggy bread!

    Linda; More cucumber for me. You don't want my thoughts on miracle whip. I butter my bread, so without the cheese the lettuce would probably still stick. Mostly. Or some of it at least.

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  14. ... great sandwich, River....
    ..can't beat the Sheldon Logic... :)
    . I like toast with just a smear of honey and sliced cheese on top..... yummy.. and the cheese sticks to the toast...
    Hugs and Blessings ... Barb xxx

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  15. Barbara; it was a great sandwich and I think I'll have another one for lunch tomorrow. I don't think I'd like honey and cheese together. I only use honey for cups of tea.

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