Hoagie Bun Question

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  1. tarheelmjfan

    tarheelmjfan <font color=red>Proud Redhead<br><font color=blue>

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    Does anyone know how to make the bun taste like it has been pressed, without using a presser? Hope that makes sense. :blush: TIA :)
     
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  3. DeborahA

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    I am not sure totally what you are asking but...I wrap a clean fireplace brick with foil and use it to weigh down a sandwich in a skillet. A kind of homemade panini press.
    Deb
     
  4. theprincess

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    I use a brick wrapped in foil too~works great
     
  5. tarheelmjfan

    tarheelmjfan <font color=red>Proud Redhead<br><font color=blue>

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    Thanks :) We don't have any fireplace bricks either. Not much need for them here. :sunny: I guess we'll just have cold buns, until I get a sandwich presser. That would probably be easier to find around here than the brick. It's a great idea though. :)
     
  6. lisa_from_nj

    lisa_from_nj Earning My Ears

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    Instead of a brick, you could use a cast iron skillet to weigh the sandwich down.

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  7. tarheelmjfan

    tarheelmjfan <font color=red>Proud Redhead<br><font color=blue>

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    Naturally, I don't have one of those either. :rotfl: That I'm sure I can find here though. Thanks :)
     
  8. tarheelmjfan

    tarheelmjfan <font color=red>Proud Redhead<br><font color=blue>

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    Just so we're all on the same page, I'm talking about pressing a bun like you would have with a pressed cuban sandwich. It makes the bread crunchy & warm on the outside, but it's still soft on the inside. I hope that makes more sense than my OP. :blush: I'm not sure I understand what I'm trying to say. :p Anyway, is this what you guys are thinking of also? Thanks again :)
     
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    hlbtimes2 <font color=teal>Stretch that spine out big and ta

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    You could put it on a baking pan in a hot oven. The outside should toast up and the inside stay soft.
     
  10. DeborahA

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    tarheelmjfan, if you could put the sandwich in a skillet--place a flat cooky sheet on top--then weigh it down with a couple heavy cans. That may do the trick. :scratchin
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  11. tarheelmjfan

    tarheelmjfan <font color=red>Proud Redhead<br><font color=blue>

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    That just might work. :thumbsup2 I'll give it a try the next time I make sandwiches.
     
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    If you have a George Forman they work great.
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  13. tarheelmjfan

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    I'm embarrassed to admit that I don't have one of those either. :blush: I do have a fairly well stocked kitchen, honest I do. :rotfl:
     

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