• Derby Dining: What Is A Benedictine Sandwich?

    4 monthes ago - By Food Republic

    It's time to count down to Derby Day, that wonderful annual holiday when fancy hats, mint-infused bourbon cocktails and champion horses get their day in the sun. Get nice and familiar with the traditional lineup, and learn the basics. What is a Benedictine sandwich, for example?
    The answer is simple and ripe for variation: Benedictine is a Southern-born spread of cream cheese, cucumber, onion juice and hot sauce, and pairs beautifully with bacon, ham or smoked fish. It's easy to make for a hungry crowd, and elegant enough to find a permanent place at your Derby table.
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