Before the hard salami, ham, and provolone are piled on, the bread for these New Orleans sandwiches is spread with a piquant olive salad flavored with garlic, oregano, and fresh parsley. Fast Pork Recipes
Instead of heating the sandwiches, serve them the more traditional way—at room temperature.
Use a combination of chopped, pitted black olives, such as Kalamata, and green olives with pimientos in the salad for both color and flavor.
Beaujolais has been called the perfect picnic wine. An exuberantly fruity bottle suits this jazzed-up ham-and-cheese sandwich perfectly.