mayonnaise, also called "aļoli," is easy to make and
originated in Provence, France. Wedge sandwiches may be secured
with short bamboo skewers, then wrapped in waxed paper for
teaspoon olive oil
2 garlic cloves, crushed in a garlic press
1/2 cup mayonnaise
1 teaspoon dried parsley
1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
1 pound thinly sliced roast beef
1 (2.25-ounce) can sliced black olives, drained
1 cup shredded medium cheddar cheese
1 cup thinly sliced iceberg lettuce
In a 10-inch frying pan, heat the oil and
the garlic for a few seconds.
2. Place the garlic in a medium bowl. Stir in the mayonnaise,
Slice the French bread round in half, horizontally.
4. Spread the
garlic mayonnaise on the cut side of bread half.
5. Layer the roast
beef, olives, cheese and lettuce twice on first
half. Top with second bread half. Cut into wedges,
and refrigerate or serve immediately.
These are fun to take on picnics or to take when you go
Just wrap them in aluminum foil.
Makes 6 servings
Tomatoes and oregano make it Italian;
wine and tarragon make it French.
Sour cream makes it Russian;
lemon and cinnamon makes it Greek.
Soy sauce makes it Chinese;
garlic makes it good.
Alice May Brock