Sandwich Report Card: Heart-Stopping BLT

Heart Stopping BLT

In the Midwest, 3 sandwiches go head-to-head for a chance to be the regional champ. The last of these is the Heart-Stopping BLT from Crown Candy Kitchen. Get the facts on this contender and the recipe so you can make it at home.







Sandwich:
Heart-Stopping BLT


Where to Find It:
Crown Candy's Kitchen
1401 Saint Louis Avenue
Saint Louis, MO 63106


History:
Crown Candy Kitchen was opened in 1913 by Harry Karandzieff and his best friend Pete Jugaloff. They brought their candy-making skills from Greece and opened family-friendly restaurant where their creations could be enjoyed. During the early 50’s Harry’s son George took the business over and today his 3 sons -- Andy, Tommy and Mike -- run the business.



BITE Score Rating:

B - Simple white bread nicely toasted
I - Let's talk about proportions: there's a pig in every sandwich.
T- Taste is incredible; it's everything you love in a classic BLT.
E- It immediately reminds you of home, your favorite diner or lunch counter.

Results: Defeated by Al's Italian Beef Sandwich


Recipe:

Ingredients
* 2 pieces of White Toast
* 12 pieces of Oscar Meyer Pork Bacon
* 2-3 slices of Tomato
* 3-4 nice size pieces of Lettuce
* Miracle Whip


Directions
* Assemble the bacon, lettuce and tomato on white toast.
* Add a smear of Miracle Whip.


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