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What to buy from HEB tomorrow for the BEST turkey sandwiches on Friday...

sweet100s | | Nov 22, 2011 09:53 PM

1) San-Del Diced Hot Cherry Pepper

I love San-Del Diced Hot Cherry Pepper relish for adding delicious flavor and a little heat to sandwiches. Adding it to a leftover meal gives any kind of meat a very different taste than how you originally prepared it, so it makes leftovers a lot more interesting.

If someone is afraid of heat, add a couple teaspoons on the side, and invariably it will be gone when you take their plate.

The trick is finding it. I have found it in as many as five different places in the same HEB depending on the time of the year. It can be deli section atop the glass, or ethnic section, or the condiment area, or...

San-Del Diced Hot Cherry Pepper would definitely be on my "Favorite things from HEB" list.

This link shows what the San-Del LOGO looks like, but you definitely want the DICED version for sandwiches. It's a lot easier to spread and control level of hot-ness than the sliced version.

2) My favorite whole grain bread these days is from HEB. It goes by something like "Whole Grain Country French" boule (it's round). It tastes of sourdough though I don't believe that word is on the label.

I've seen it the HEB on Braker and 183, and Spicewood Springs and 183. This sounds odd but the top of the boule is a light brown / grey-ish color (they should brush it with butter or something go make it a deeper brown). It's my favorite whole grain bread that doesn't taste like health food, but simply like delicious bread. Great for sandwiches.

3) Duke's Mayonnaise if your HEB has it

4) The Central Market organic arugula

Another delicious HEB bread is the rustic cranberry walnut or cranberry pistachio bread. Toasted HEB cranberry pistachio bread with cream cheese could be the perfect light breakfast before the turkey onset...

Oh, and for dessert, most HEB's carry the Central Market cookie dough near their egg section. Recently I deviated from my Chocolate Chunk cookie addiction and tried their Cranberry Walnut cookie dough Also delicious. Put it in your freezer immediately, and it lasts forever. If you break off 1 and only 1, it's only a 140 calorie debit to your daily calorie budget. I combine it with a skim milk - iced coffee combo, and it's total bliss. 10 minutes @ 350 in the toaster oven. Then wrap it loosely in a folded paper towel to let it cool for a couple minutes.

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