With the Super Bowl coming this weekend I am trying to figure out if I need to make something special. Last year everyone went all-out around here because our beloved New Orleans Saints came through in a big way. The buzz is not too loud this year ... a bit of a hum. I am thinking the most I will offer up during the game is a sandwich for my guys.
I just had to go online to find out who is even playing this year. Pittsburgh Steelers and the Packers—so what comes to mind since I have never visited Pittsburgh or Green Bay? The "almost famous" Primanti Brother's sandwich, from a Pittsburgh institution, comes with fries and slaw inside the sandwich. My husband has experienced this. I have not. And I have never heard of a famous sandwich from Green Bay ... but I am sure they have some amazing cheese sandwiches.
When I think of sandwiches I think of Blondie, the popular comic strip created by cartoonist Chic Young in the early 1930s and which still runs in many newspapers today, featuring Blondie and her sandwich-loving husband, Dagwood. If I remember correctly his sandwich is just about anything he can find in the fridge stacked between several slices of bread. I guess that would be the vertical version of the submarine sandwich ... same ingredients, different bread.