As the legend goes John Montagu, the 4th Earl of Sandwich and one hell of a George Washington doppelganger, is the man credited with inventing the meat-between-bread concept we love today. He is also the father of Sandwich Month, which according to foodtimeline.org was launched in 1970 by the Wheat Flour Institute and other Chicago-based trade groups including the American Bakers Association and the National Livestock and Meat Board. This is all very confusing. What isn’t is that no matter what month it is, though particularly during the month of August, sandwiches rule. With that in mind here are 20 recipes we think you should try out.
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