Appetizers
November 24, 2010
Versatile Sandwich Thins enter the sandwich-making world

By Allen Pierleoni
apierleoni@sacbee.com

What's the newest star in the universe of sandwich-making? Could be Sandwich Thins from Arnold and Oroweat, in nine-grain and whole wheat flax and fiber varieties. Check it: 100 calories per roll, no artificial anything. A bag of eight rolls goes for $3.29 at area supermarkets.

We experimented with a couple of bags of the rolls and found they make good substitutes for English muffins, they toast up nicely, add interest to grilled-cheese sandwiches, and hold up to juice-oozing burgers and piles of condiments. Plus, they're full of fiber and flavor.

We handed out a batch for an informal tasting. Comments included these:

- These bread rounds have a good, dense texture with a nutty flavor. I like making sandwiches with them because the ratio of condiments to bread is high. Even a single piece of Swiss cheese with a dab of mayo and mustard didn't get lost. Two thumbs up.

- I loved the sweet flavor and the bonus of all that fiber. I stacked mine with rare roast beef and cheese, lettuce, onion, tomato and horseradish. Yum!

- For breakfast, I toasted mine, smeared on blueberry preserves and put it on a plate with scrambled eggs and country sausage. It was quite satisfying.

More information is at www.oroweat.com.

Call The Bee's Allen Pierleoni at (916) 321-1128.

On October 14, The Sacramento Bee will temporarily remove commenting from sacbee.com. While we design the upgrade, we encourage you to tell us what you like and don't like about commenting on sacbee.com and other websites. We've heard from hundreds of you already and we're listening. Please continue to add your thoughts and questions here. We also encourage you to write Letters to the Editor on this and other topics.



Recommended Links

FOLLOW US | Get more from sacbee.com | Follow us on Twitter | Become a fan on Facebook | Watch Bee news, lifestyle videos | View our mobile versions | e-edition: Print edition online | What our bloggers are saying

October 2013

Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
    1 2 3 4 5
6 7 8 9 10 11 12
13 14 15 16 17 18 19
20 21 22 23 24 25 26
27 28 29 30 31    

Monthly Archives