Food & Drink

Six Superb Sandwiches to Try Today

From simple to elaborate, these Southern standouts suit any occasion

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Collards on Cornbread

This convenient sandwich has collards between two pucks of cornbread. The most important trick: Just this once, don’t simmer all the life out of the greens.

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photo: Travis Dove

Tomato Grilled Cheese

Tomato Grilled Cheese With Beer and Bacon Marmalade

This isn’t your mom’s grilled cheese. For one, it includes a drunken marmalade that adds a distinct sweet-and-salty crunch.

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Peanut Butter and Mayonnaise

This staple is simple to make—but has a colorful history.

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Manna Sandwich

Stuffed with ground beef, melted cheese, and a creamy sauce, it’s straight from heaven.

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Kentucky Hot Browns

These sandwiches are bolstered by thick Texas toast, a solid foundation for the gravy-topped goodness.

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photo: Margaret Houston

Pork Sandwich with a Twist

Here’s an Indian riff on a triumvirate of the Southern table: pork vindaloo with cardamom cornbread and green beans.

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photo: Johnny Autry