5 Fantastic Sandwich Recipes

Dinner, Featured Article, Lunch, Recipes
on August 10, 2011
Chicken Panini
Mark Boughton/styling: Teresa Burns

Here's a truth that is self-evident: All sandwiches are not created equal. A couple of slices and bread, some deli meat, cheese and a gloss of mayo may stave off hunger pangs from noon to after-five, but it in no way measures up to the kind of stellar sandwich we're hankering for.

We need a sandwich you can really tuck into—one that requires at least two napkins and maybe a third, one that can hit a home run at lunch and come back for more at dinner. We need more than bread and meat and cheese. We need a meal, and if we have our druthers, we'd just as soon it be delicious to boot. Here are five that fit the bill.