• Turkey sandwich: Marisa McClellan of Food in Jars likes spreading apricot preserves on turkey sandwiches. "It makes me feel like I'm eating lunch at a gourmet cafe instead of at my dining room table," she writes.
• Goat cheese tartine: Citrus marmalade, pomegranate jelly, fig jam ... all of these work beautifully with creamy chèvre cheese.
• Croque monsieur: We've seen versions of this French hot ham and cheese sandwich with a light spread of raspberry jam, elderberry, and even grape jelly.
Got more ideas? Share your favorite combinations in the comments.
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