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  • Breadhead
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    @LSUBBQFan

    Execute it and take pictures...

  • LSUBBQFan
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    My interest has been piqued, this sounds amazing.

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  • Stevehtn
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    I know it's communism, but I use either white hoagie rolls or French bread. Works very well, though obviously not authentic. I will say that, though a sandwich press works good enough, Alton Brown's method of 2 cookie sheets loaded with bricks in a 500 degree oven makes for a much crispier and more authentic sandwich, albeit more headache.

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  • 3DJ
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    It's a GREAT place. The service "might" be a little slow, but I don't mind that because they are hustling and working hard and the food is good - comfort food. Which I think is great. ( well, it goes beyond comfort food, they had chile lime cole slaw that I would kill for ;-) and of course smoking their own!



    Jim

  • Breadhead
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    FLBuckeye

    Here's a good easy to follow recipe for Cuban Bread.

    https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=LwkbH6tjSJg

    That's a good recipe and if you read the comment section of his video people say it's the real deal Cuban bread.

    I personally... Would make a preferment by using half of the flour and an equal amount of water with just a pinch of yeast and let it ferment at room temperature over night. The next day I would add the remaining ingredients and mix it together. Then allow it to proof and then bake it. Long slow fermentation greatly improves the taste of your bread and it extends the shelf life of your loaves too.

    Breadhead...
    Last edited by Breadhead; August 7, 2015, 11:17 AM.

  • jrobertson50
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    It was my buddies recipe. ill ask him.

  • Doc Hazard
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    The King Arthur Flour site has a Cuban sandwich recipe, with the bread. May not be totally authentic, but close. For a more detailed discussion of the bread and alternatives (the suggest Jimmy-Johns loaves) see the Three Guys from Miami web site. They should know; lots of interesting recipes there. It's a long link, try this or Google: http://tinyurl.com/nzejgnw

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  • Stevehtn
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    Wow. Thanks for posting that. I only live about 20 miles away from there. The woman works in pigeon forge.

  • FLBuckeye
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    Breadhead do you have a cuban bread recipe? They use a palm frond here in Tampa when baking it. No preservatives and it tends to go stale quickly

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  • 3DJ
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    I just had one that had smoked pulled pork in Gatlinburg while on vacation. It was awesome. My wife had it one night then we both had it the next time we went. It was a great place called three jimmys. Great ribs too.

    Jim

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  • mackdaddy
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    What were the ingredients of the brine? What and how did you brine it and smoke it and make the sandwich.

  • mackdaddy
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    That sounds like a winner. When you do it you have share the recipe, because I for one will try it.

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  • FLBuckeye
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    Tampa is the home (along with the Keys)of the Cuban sandwich and is one of my favorites. Cuban bread is unique and is great when pressed.

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  • Crunchy
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    This thread is making me hungry.

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  • Stevehtn
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    I do believe I'm gonna have to try it soon as I get a chance.

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