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Make homemade muffuletta sandwiches


 

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buffalosnowangel

buffalosnowangel 2 years ago


buffalosnowangelStep Four: Enjoy!

Finally, this labor of love is ready for consumption!

Just as phenomenal as I remember.

Work and cost intensive but so worth it.

Amazing! 18 months ago


buffalosnowangelStep Three: Assembly

Assembly! 18 months ago


buffalosnowangelStep two:

Step Two: Muffuletta Loaf.

The official bread of the muffuletta. 18 months ago


buffalosnowangelStep one:

Step one: olive salad.

This marinates for several days before becoming a part of this glorious sandwich :) 18 months ago


buffalosnowangelDreaming of NOLA...

The above photo is the one I’m attempting to make

Z starts his new job next week and I’ve been trying to come up with something special that we can do to celebrate; and what better way to celebrate than with the best sandwich we’ve ever eaten: the muffuletta.

We first ate this in New Orleans over the summer. We made a stopover there for a break during an extremely long road trip for my school visitations and I’d wanted to go there for two things: a beignet and a muffuletta.

We actually ended up buying a muffuletta on our way out of town and throwing it in the cooler; then eating it the next day in Clemson (SC). The second we both took a bite, we went into a food coma. Neither of us to this day can recall what happened between our first bites and our last. For all we knew, we could have gone the wrong way or ended up in a ditch. (Thankfully we didn’t.)

Anyways, we both fell in love. We talked about it for a week straight to anyone who would listen, and we still talk about it. So it seems only fitting that this becomes the celebratory dish.

It’s going to be relatively costly and very labor intensive as I have to make the bread, the olive salad and the sandwich all from scratch but, what the heck, it’s worth it.

When I asked what he thought about having this for our celebratory dinner, the only thing Z had to say was this: “sandwichgasm”

I think I can take that as a yes.

Here’s a photo of the muffuletta we had from New Orleans. It was insanely messy but so incredibly delicious. (I apologize for the messy image of the inside of my car. We lived there for eight days so it’s not that bad all things considered!)2 years ago


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