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  • assorted sliced deli meats
  • assorted sliced cheeses
  • oil (preferably olive oil) & vinegar
  • salt & pepper
  • thinly sliced tomatoes
  • thinly sliced red onions
  • pepperchini's, drained and stems cut off
  • soft cream cheese with garlic and chives
  • a loaf of round shepard bread or other crusty bread


  • Cut a slice at the top not very deep into the bread and remove the insides of the bread leaving it hollow like the picture at left.
  • Spread cream cheese spread on sides and bottom and cover well.
  • This will help seal the bread.
  • Start constructing your sandwich with a layer of cheese being sure to cover the entire bottom of the bread going around in a circle.
  • The first layer of cheese should come up sides a little.
  • Follow with a layer of each type of meat.
  • After the meat layers add the tomato, onion then sprinkle with oil and vinegar and salt and pepper. Add some pepperchini's.
  • Repeat the process, ending with a layer of cheese. Be sure to press down all layers well you want this sandwich to be very compact.
  • Be sure to fill the bread completely to the top.
  • Spread cream cheese spread on the inside of the top you cut off.
  • Place top of bread back onto your sandwich being sure to align it so it looks like it was never cut off.
  • Wrap tightly with plastic wrap and refrigerate for at least 1 hour before serving.
  • To serve cut like a pie into wedges.

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