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  1. Rick Grunwald

    This sounds good but a REAL thanksgiving evening sandwich must have stuffing and cranberry sauce. Nothing less than a gourmand’s delight will do. :))

  2. Mallory

    Yep we always do this with our leftovers too! It’s especially good with a dollop of cranberry sauce right on top!

  3. Cookie

    Oh, wow…thanks. THAT’S the step I was missing: heating up the gravy with the turkey slices.

    We never did turkeys when I was growing up. Always a pair of fresh capons, roasted on a spit over a charcoal fire in the large dining room fireplace of our 19th-c Bucks County farmhouse. I remember basting the birds with melted butter and red wine vinegar to the whine of the rotisserie motor and the spitting of the juices on the coals. My dad had installed a 1′ by 4′ by 6″ deep open charcoal grill “basket” with a removable electric rotisserie in the big old fireplace. Can you picture that? Sans the rotisserie, we’d also grill thick marinated Porterhouses year-round. Not quite the fireside cooking the original owners had known, but it was so commonplace for me that I didn’t realize till years later how unusual those meals were.

  4. mazwe

    Oh yeah. I had an open faced turkey sandwich for lunch today, and it was amazing. I did add some butter, stock and garlic powder to get rid that gamey taste.

    I think I have enough for one more. Looking forward to it!

  5. Susan

    Amen! The hot turkey sandwich is what it’s all about after Thanksgiving day in our house, too. We do it two ways, either on bread or on leftover stuffing and always for dinner only. For lunch it’s a cold turkey sandwich, on white with a scoop of the leftover sauerkraut and a scoop of leftover cranberry sauce. Yum!

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