15 Ways to Make a Better Sandwich, from the Home Cooks of Reddit

A sandwich is a deceptively simple thing. It can be under-filled, over-stuffed, too soggy, too dry, too crumbly, and the list really goes on and on. Making the perfect sandwich is an art form that some chefs dedicate their entire lives to. Home cooks, on the other hand, have to slap together sandwiches in the heat of the moment. So how do you make the perfect sandwich in a time crunch? Of course we all know some basic tips, like spreading mayonnaise over the outside of your grilled cheese so the cheese melts before the bread burns, but this Reddit thread is a wealth of knowledge.

Reddit user FajitaTits (unique, eh?) asked the internet the perfect question: What's the best advice you've ever received for making a sandwich better? The internet, as usual, shared its best tips. Also as usual, there is some strong language in these answers. Peruse wisely.

1. The tuck and roll is truly genius.

2. If you've got 'em, use 'em.

3. Don't forget the bread.

4. Avocado slices are not functional.

5. Put the panini press to use.

6. The Ultimate Italian.

7. Prevent soggy sandwiches.

8. Lettuce hand you a paper towel.

9. This is a laundry list, are you taking notes?

10. To put it simply...

11. Now this is how you make a PB&J.

12. I take issue with the tomato.

13. Thinly sliced is the only way to go.

14. VageCheese knows what's good.

15. And finally, the truest tip of them all...


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