National Public Radio is running a contest for the best summer â€˜found recipe.â€™ Whatâ€™s a found recipe? Well, itâ€™s one that the cook came about in an unusual way. There are three finalist in the competition:
I loved the Strawberry Trifle story, and the Ensenada Slaw story was dramatic, but when I heard the ingredients in the Dianeâ€™s Dadâ€™s Sandwichâ€¦. I knew that I had to make it!
Ready for it?
A layer of crunchy peanut butter followed by thinly sliced white onions, cucumbers, tomato, and a slice of white extra sharp cheddar cheese. When I heard â€œpeanut butter + cheese,â€ I thought this was either going to be the worst sandwich recipe of all time or the best sandwich recipe of all time.
It wasâ€¦ amazing. The flavors worked in this wonderful, crazy way. Dianeâ€™s Dad was a smart dude.
My vote for Best Taste of Summer Found Recipe goes to Dianeâ€™s Dad Sandwich. You can listen to or read all three of the entries and vote on the NPR website, if you feel so inclined!
Would you try a peanut butter and cheese sammie?