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12 Books That Every Sandwich Lover Should Read

It’s #NationalSandwichDay! Devouring a book is a lot like devouring a sandwich: an outer layer protecting an awesome, hearty inside. Take a bite out of these sandwich-related titles below.

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    The Encyclopedia of Sandwiches Book Cover Picture
    The Encyclopedia of Sandwiches Book Cover Picture

    The Encyclopedia of Sandwiches

    by Susan Russo

    The sandwich was born in 1762 in England, and has been evolving ever since. This encyclopedia captures more than 300 pages of history, trivia, and delicious recipes all dedicated to one of the most popular foods on the planet.

    The Encyclopedia of Sandwiches Book Cover Picture
    The Encyclopedia of Sandwiches Book Cover Picture

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    Nancy Silverton's Sandwich Book Book Cover Picture
    Nancy Silverton's Sandwich Book Book Cover Picture

    Nancy Silverton’s Sandwich Book

    by Nancy Silverton and Teri Gelber

    Make sandwich night as big a hit in your house as it is at Campanile restaurant in Los Angeles.

    Nancy Silverton's Sandwich Book Book Cover Picture
    Nancy Silverton's Sandwich Book Book Cover Picture

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    'wichcraft Book Cover Picture
    'wichcraft Book Cover Picture

    ‘wichcraft

    by Tom Colicchio and Sisha Ortuzar

    Top Chef’s Tom Colicchio has us all under his spell with these new twists on old classics.

    'wichcraft Book Cover Picture
    'wichcraft Book Cover Picture

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    Panini Book Cover Picture
    Panini Book Cover Picture

    Panini

    by Carlo Middione

    50 recipes for grilled, melty, Italian goodness.

    Panini Book Cover Picture
    Panini Book Cover Picture

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    The Banh Mi Handbook Book Cover Picture
    The Banh Mi Handbook Book Cover Picture

    The Banh-Mi Handbook

    by Andrea Nguyen

    If you’re familiar with banh-mi, this book needs no explanation. For those of you who are not, run—don’t walk—to the nearest Vietnamese restaurant to try these colorful, crunchy, flavor-packed sandwiches. (Or just make them at home with this book.)

    The Banh Mi Handbook Book Cover Picture
    The Banh Mi Handbook Book Cover Picture

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    Ice Cream Sandwiches Book Cover Picture
    Ice Cream Sandwiches Book Cover Picture

    Ice Cream Sandwiches

    by Donna Egan

    There’s a sandwich for every meal, and dessert is no exception.
    Ice Cream Sandwiches Book Cover Picture
    Ice Cream Sandwiches Book Cover Picture

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    Tea Party Book Cover Picture
    Tea Party Book Cover Picture

    Tea party

    by Tracy Stern and Christie Matheson

    Fancy finger sandwiches for the “crusts-cut-off” crowd.
    Tea Party Book Cover Picture
    Tea Party Book Cover Picture

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    White Bread Book Cover Picture
    White Bread Book Cover Picture

    White Bread

    by Aaron Bobrow-Strain

    Did you ever wonder what happened to white bread? When and why did society decide that rustic, artisanal breads topped our old favorite supermarket brands?
    White Bread Book Cover Picture
    White Bread Book Cover Picture

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    Bread & Butter Book Cover Picture
    Bread & Butter Book Cover Picture

    Bread & Butter

    by Erin McKenna

    Gluten-challenged masses rejoice! Erin McKenna, the founder of babycakes nyc gives you an amazing recipe for sandwich bread that’s the best thing since sliced…well, you know.
    Bread & Butter Book Cover Picture
    Bread & Butter Book Cover Picture

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    300 Sandwiches Book Cover Picture
    300 Sandwiches Book Cover Picture

    300 Sandwiches

    by Stephanie Smith

    How many of you would “earn” your engagement ring by making sandwiches for your significant other? And how many sandwiches is a ring worth? Discuss.
    300 Sandwiches Book Cover Picture
    300 Sandwiches Book Cover Picture

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    Sam's Sandwich Book Cover Picture
    Sam's Sandwich Book Cover Picture

    Sam’s Sandwich (25th Anniversary Edition)

    by David Pelham

    It’s the 25th anniversary of the grossest sandwich of all time. Celebrate by reading this classic to your favorite toddler.
    Sam's Sandwich Book Cover Picture
    Sam's Sandwich Book Cover Picture

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    Enjoy Every Sandwich

    by Lee Lipsenthal

    Enjoy Every Sandwich Book Cover Picture
    Enjoy Every Sandwich Book Cover Picture

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