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The classic New Orleans sandwich combines a homemade olive salad with layers of thin-sliced Italian cold cuts. The secret is to let it rest before eating so the olive juices get absorbed into the bread.
The sandwich loaf is basically a cake, except it's made with a whole bread loaf and savory fillings. This one includes egg salad with cured black olives, butter and crisp, peppery radishes, smoked salmon
Ingredients Lobster Rolls 2 cups cooked, diced lobster meat • 1/4 cup homemade lemon chive mayonnaise (or other good quality mayonnaise) • 3 tablespoons finely chopped celery • Kosher salt and black pepper