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    The Encyclopedia of Sandwiches

    “The Encyclopedia of Sandwiches Recipes, History and Trivia, For Everything Between Sliced Bread” by Susan Russo and Photographed by Matt Armendariz comes out today- go get it! I was lucky enough to recieve an advance copy from the cool folks at Quirk Books so I have been waiting for a week or two to tell you about this book. Mostly because I hate getting excited about something that I have to wait to go out and get for myself. This book is a cool little compendium of sandwiches from A to Zed- well actually W. It starts with “The All-in-One Breakfast Sandwich” and ends with the “Walleye Sandwich”. Stuffed in between…

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    My favourite Sarnie- is a SPLAT!

      It’s funny -the things that impress you as a kid… When I was six years old I went to Disneyland for the first time. This, I must say, was after a few years of secretly harboured longing and no small resentment at being left behind as “too young” the first time my parents took my older sister without me. I had to wait until after my parents divorce and when I finally got there it wasn’t Disneyland itself that impressed me (although I could make a home there permanently any day) so much as going to a certain restaurant, having lunch and ordering what I wanted. (Yes-I was born a foodie through and through!)…

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    It’s a Pizza Pie with the Daring Bakers!

    This months Daring Bakers’ Challenge is hosted by the lovely Rosa of Rosa’s Yummy Yums. She was to have hosted this month with Sher of What Did You Eat? and Glenna of A Fridge Full of Food but tragically Sher passed away suddenly in July leaving a rather large hole in the hearts of bloggers everywhere. Glenna has since suspended her Daring Bakers membership and that left Rosa all alone to host this month. She’s done a super job answering questions on the forum and giving moral support and she went ahead with an idea she attributes to Sher of doing Peter Reinhart’s Pizza Crust from “The Bread Baker’s Apprentice” as this…

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