In Praise Of The Humble Turkey Sandwich

Fresh Ideas for Thanksgiving Leftovers

I have a confession to make. Even though I enjoy turkey with all the trimmings, my favorite part of the holiday meal is being able to make a turkey sandwich afterwards! I crave them late at night, and pad into the kitchen in my pajamas, pulling all the leftovers out of the fridge. And even with all the fresh ideas we've given you this weekend, this classic sandwich is still the one I return to over and over.

For me, there's nothing quite like cold turkey layered between bread, mayonnaise, cranberry jam, and lettuce. That's how I do it - very simple. Sometimes I'll add some cold leftover stuffing.

I'm sure there are hundreds of different ways to make a turkey sandwich. How do you construct your post-holiday turkey sandwich?

(Image: Kathryn Hill)

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