[CnD] Cutting big sandwiches and stuff

Sugar sugarsyl71 at sbcglobal.net
Wed Aug 26 21:02:10 EDT 2015


Becky, I think it's because the softer the bread the easier it will fall apart?

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From: Becky McCullough via Cookinginthedark [mailto:cookinginthedark at acbradio.org] 
Sent: Wednesday, August 26, 2015 3:33 PM
To: cookinginthedark at acbradio.org; Charles Rivard
Subject: Re: [CnD] Cutting big sandwiches and stuff

I can usually cut sandwiches better when toasted, I don't know why that is.
Becky
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From: "Charles Rivard via Cookinginthedark" <cookinginthedark at acbradio.org>
To: <cookinginthedark at acbradio.org>; "Will Henderson" 
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Subject: Re: [CnD] Cutting big sandwiches and stuff


> Not sure, because I don't cut them.  I suppose that you'd start at one 
> edge and measure so that it would be close to being equal pieces, then 
> press until the knife is on the plate at the sharp end.  Then apply 
> pressure gradually until the knife has been worked down into the sandwich. 
> Then lift up on the knife and follow the partial cut until the sharp edge 
> is almost at the end of your cut, stab until the point meets the plate and 
> proceed as before until the sandwich has partially been cut all the way 
> across.  You should then be able to put the knife back at the starting 
> point and, with one swipe, pull it through the sandwich with the sharp 
> edge touching the plate.  This sounds more complicated when reading it 
> than it is to do.  A good idea might be to practice on something thin, at 
> home, until you get the idea.  A grilled cheese sandwich could be used.  I 
> hope this made sense?? I've been picturing doing it in my head as I've 
> been typing.
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>> This may be a weird question, but it's something I've been thinking about
>> lately.
>>
>> When you eat sandwiches, especially those that have some bulk to them, do
>> you cut them in half for easier eating?
>>
>> What about messier things, like hamburgers served to you at a non-fast 
>> food
>> restaurant?
>>
>> I was served a burger today, and I found that there was a knife already 
>> in
>> the burger for cutting in half.  Even though I made sure it didn't have 
>> too
>> much stuff on it, it had enough to make the cutting of the burger messy 
>> and
>> awkward.  Of course, by the time it was over, my fingers were all over 
>> the
>> thing and while I somehow got it done, it was a job that I'm sure did not
>> look very attractive. <smile>
>>
>>
>>
>> Any tips?
>>
>>
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