Source: Boar's Head Meats
Named after Dagwood Bumstead, a character in the "Blondie" comic strip, this
very tall sandwich is piled high with meats, cheeses, condiments and vegetables
for a dramatic presentation. To keep layers from falling over, skewer them on a
spindle or with a bamboo skewer.
10 slices crusty white bread
Assorted fresh greens (green leaf, shredded romaine, red leaf and Boston
1/4 pound each pepperjack cheese, white American cheese, white provolone cheese,
cheddar cheese, thinly sliced
1/4 pound each turkey, pastrami, salami, Capocollo ham, pepperoni and roast
beef, thinly sliced
1 ripe large-sized tomato, thinly sliced
1/2 yellow pepper, thinly sliced
4 pieces Boar's Head bacon, cooked crisp (available in the supermarket meat
Lay out five slices of bread. Layer two with green leaf lettuce. Layer each of
the remaining three with one of the following: shredded romaine, red leaf
lettuce or Boston lettuce.Layer the first green leaf sandwich half with three
slices pepper jack cheese, next add turkey and top with four tomato slices.
Cover with another slice of bread and place on spindle.Layer second green leaf
sandwich half with three white American cheese slices, add pastrami slices and
top with slice of bread. Place on spindle. Layer shredded romaine sandwich half
with three slices of provolone cheese; on top of cheese, shingle two slices of
salami, next fold one ham slice and place on salami. Then shingle two slices of
pepperoni, fold and add one ham slice; top with yellow peppers and bread slice.
Place on spindle.Layer red leaf sandwich half with three slices cheddar, two
slices tomato, fold and add roast beef; top with bread slice. Place on spindle.
Layer Boston lettuce sandwich with three slices tomato, add four pieces bacon
and top with bread. Place on spindle.Garnish top of completed sandwich with
cherry tomato skewered by a toothpick or miniature flag of favorite team.