Kicked Up Classics: The Best Things Between Sliced Bread

There’s a time and a place for enjoying a classic sandwich, like when you’re feeling nostalgic for flavors from your childhood in the form of a white-bread BLT or when you’re sharing a simple meal of PB&J sandwiches and ice-cold milk with your little ones. There’s also a time and a place for kicked up classics, like when you’re feeling adventurous in the kitchen or when you’re planning a menu for a summer get-together and want to make something simple yet super.

Our Gruyère Grilled Cheese with Roasted Mushrooms and Onions is a grilled cheese kicked up with the addition of roasted mushrooms and onions, which add deep, rich flavor. Memories of eating this gourmet grilled cheese will linger longer in everyone’s mind. And if you’re looking to elevate your grilled cheese eating experiences don’t hesitate to combine sweet and savory ingredients together and use multiple cheeses with different textures like moist with dry or elastic with hard.

People have been eating breakfast sandwiches for centuries, but not all breakfast sandwiches are created equal. Make this impressive Egg-in-a-Hole Sandwich with Bacon and Cheddar from Epicurious. It will become a go-to meal on mornings when you’re craving a serious breakfast sandwich that satisfies.

Take a classic tuna salad sandwich to the next level with Taste of Home’s Cilantro-Avocado Tuna Salad Sandwiches. Cilantro and a little bit of lime juice jazzes up the tuna salad and the toppings of Muenster or provolone cheese and sliced avocado add extra tasty twists.

Peanut butter sandwiches go gourmet. You will also love Taste of Home’s Peanut Butter, Honey & Pear Open-Faced Sandwiches. If you don’t have pears on hand, you can use apples or just-ripe nectarines. Brie cheese would also taste delicious on this sandwich.

One of the best things about classic sandwiches is that they are simple enough that they can be easily enhanced with a variety of flavorful ingredients that take them from ordinary to extraordinary. Enjoy these sandwiches and create new signature sandwiches using your favorite ingredients!