I had a sandwich similar to this once when I stopped at a diner while on a long and arduous walk. I enjoyed it so much that I modified it to my own taste and now have it for lunch on a regular basis. Everyone at work wants to know how to make it.—Michael Steffens, Indianapolis, Indiana
My mom made the best Italian beef. I’ve added to it over the years, but it’s still her recipe. She made these sandwiches for family reunions, and there were never leftovers. —Mary Mcvey, Colfax, North Carolina
Don't let the number of ingredients in this recipe scare you; I'll bet you have most of them in your pantry already. The sauce is what makes this dish so special. It's hard not to like ketchup, brown sugar and a little butter drizzled over tender beef brisket. —Jane Guilbeau, New Orleans, Louisiana
I got the idea for these wraps from a wrap I tried at a cafe. During warmer months, I make them for picnic in the park. I also like to prepare a large batch, cut them into slices and serve on a platter. They disappear every time!—Jolene Britten, Gig Harbor, Washington
"Our congregation is full of wonderful cooks, so we enjoy many potluck meals throughout the year," relates Becky Houston of Grand Junction, Tennessee. "I like to share this chewy and cheesy braid I got from a family friend."
This super sandwich makes a fun supper, and it's also a great way of feeding your bunch lunch. A co-worker at the post office who is one of the best cooks I know shared the recipe with me.
-Melissa Collier, Wichita Falls, Texas
This pretty braided sandwich loaf is a winner! My daughter entered the recipe in a state 4-H beef cooking contest and won a trip to the national competition. It seems to rate tops with most folks who taste it.
This is a hearty grilled sandwich with a distinctive and delicious combination of ingredients. The pickle slices add a bit of fun, and the barbecue sauce provides a hint of sweetness that's irresistible.
-Henry Mujica, North Riverside, Illinois