Encyclopedia of Sandwiches

Recipes, History, and Trivia for Everything Between Sliced Bread

About the Book

How do you keep a Dagwood from toppling over? What makes a Po’ Boy so crispy and crunchy? And who was the genius that invented the Fluffernutter? Discover these answers and more in The Encyclopedia of Sandwiches—a chunky little cookbook dedicated to everything between sliced bread.

Author Susan Russo has searched the globe to catalog every sandwich imaginable, providing tried-and-true recipes, tips and tricks, and fascinating regional and historical trivia about the best snack of all time.

Quick how-to instructions will ensure that every Panini is toasted to buttery perfection, every Sloppy Joe is deliciously sloppy, and every Dagwood is stacked to perfection! The Encyclopedia of Sandwiches is essential reading for sandwich connoisseurs everywhere.

SUSAN RUSSO writes for NPR’s Kitchen Window, posts stories, recipes, and photos on her popular food blog, Food Blogga, and is the coauthor of Recipes Every Man Should Know (Quirk, 2010). She lives in San Diego.

About the Author

Matt Armendariz

MATT ARMENDARIZ is a man obsessed with food, drink, and everything in between, as evidenced by his Martha's Circle endorsed food blog, mattbites.com (averaging 100,000 unique visitors per month). He lives in Los Angeles.

Susan Russo

Susan Russo is a freelance food writer, cookbook author and blogger. She's the voice behind Food Blogga (that's Rhode Islandese for Food Blogger). 

Susan is a regular contributor to NPR’s Kitchen Window and has been published in many print and online sources including Cooking Light, Every Day with Rachel Ray, Edible San Diego and The Chicago Sun-Times. Susan and co-author Brett Cohen share kitchen wisdom and humor in Recipes Every Man Should Know, an essential little black book for guys. 

In The Encyclopedia of Sandwiches Recipes, History, and Trivia for Everything Between Sliced Bread, Susan dives deeply into all things  sandwiches and comes up with tasty trivia and recipes for virtually every sandwich imaginable.

Susan enjoys hiking, searching for “Mad Men” dresses, eating meatball grinders and buying purple colored produce at any of the 40+ farmers markets in San Diego where she lives.

Product Details

  • Paperback ISBN: 9781594744389
  • Dimensions: 7x7
  • Page Count: 320
  • Release Date: April 5, 2011