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National Sandwich Day

03 Nov

Journalist Rocky the Squirrel here – 

Keeping my paws on the nuts of the world!

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Friends – this is an awesome day – National Sandwich Day!  Sandwiches are so varied in how you can make them – what bread, what meats, hot or cold, grilled, pressed, open or closed, condiments, toppings – sigh – let me slow down.  The options are out there my friends.  Do you know how the day got started?

English history says that John Montagu was the 4th Earl of Sandwich.  He was a heavy gambler and would spend hours at the tables in London’s gambling halls.  In 1762, he created the sandwich by putting meat between two pieces of bread.  This allowed him to stay at the tables longer to gamble.  Thus, the sandwich was made.

And do you know what Elvis Presley liked on his sandwiches?  Peanut butter, banana and bacon (sorry Bacon) and then it was grilled.  It does sound interesting in a round about way.

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Posted by on November 3, 2016 in Bacon, Journalist Rocky the Squirrel

 

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11 responses to “National Sandwich Day

  1. ruth7933

    November 3, 2016 at 2:38 pm

    Im iss having sandwiches and have given up bread, and have been doing pretty good with that.

     
    • Piglove

      November 4, 2016 at 9:52 am

      I know! At times instead of using bread, mom/dad use lettuce. It’s just as tasty for sure. XOXO – Bacon

       
  2. imagesbytdashfield

    November 3, 2016 at 3:21 pm

    That should be national sammich day 🙂

     
    • Piglove

      November 4, 2016 at 9:54 am

      Snorts with piggy laughter. Yes it should! XOXO – Bacon

       
  3. Photofinland by Rantasalot

    November 3, 2016 at 6:40 pm

    Interesting story of the birth of a sandwich. I have no idea that it is a gambler’s fast food.

     
    • Piglove

      November 4, 2016 at 9:54 am

      Yep indeed. Kind of cool huh? XOXO – Bacon

       
  4. Tails Around the Ranch

    November 5, 2016 at 1:31 pm

    We have a special fondness for grilled PB & banana on tasty wheat bread. Yum, yum. ღ

     
    • Piglove

      November 6, 2016 at 1:41 pm

      Oh my! That does sound heavenly!! XOXO – Bacon

       
  5. Nylabluesmum

    November 7, 2016 at 3:33 pm

    One word: REUBEN! ❤

     
    • Piglove

      November 8, 2016 at 9:58 am

      You know – mom says she has never had one. Something about the kraut. XOXO – Bacon

       
      • Nylabluesmum

        November 8, 2016 at 10:05 am

        Mew mew mew sauerkraut iss a bit tangy LadyMum told mee Unccle an a ack-quired taste’…

         

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