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Would You Eat This Sandwich?


While watching an episode of Diary of a Foodie on the new Gourmet website, I came across a very interesting sandwich.

The magazine's editor in chief, Ruth Reichl, was making The Max Special, a sandwich with peanut butter, mayonnaise, and pimento-stuffed olives. At first I thought, "gross!" Then I realized if Ms. Reichl is eating this sandwich, it must be pretty darn delicious. I plan on making one to see how it tastes.

What do you think? Would you eat this peanut butter, mayonnaise, and pimento-stuffed olive sandwich?

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LilGlamDiva LilGlamDiva 6 years
I love olives and mayo, the only thing that would throw me is the PB. but I'd give it a try
puddlesworth puddlesworth 7 years
D:
AmberHoney AmberHoney 8 years
I'm gonna try it and some of the other suggestions here sound pretty tasty.
Pepper Pepper 8 years
I'd give it a try.
daddio49 daddio49 8 years
I'll try anything once...
CaterpillarGirl CaterpillarGirl 8 years
I used to eat Peanut Butter Banana and Mayo sandwiches as a kid. i would try this
almostloli almostloli 8 years
i might try it..
haze1nut haze1nut 8 years
YES! i'd try it if ruth reichl loves it!! she's a woman of unquestionable taste, i mean if she said it was delicious it must be!
michelleannette michelleannette 8 years
i would try it...maybe it's delicious!
GlowingMoon GlowingMoon 8 years
No, mayo makes me gag.
Stupidasscat Stupidasscat 8 years
There might be something to it my son put miriclewhip and peanut butter togerher and said it was good
limelindsey limelindsey 8 years
Peanut butter = yummy Pimento olives = yummy Mayo (GOOD mayo) = yummy So why am I not convinced this wouldn't be a gross out? IDK, I guess I'll have to try it!
tati33 tati33 8 years
no thanks
suziryder suziryder 8 years
Green olives make me want to throw up!
depeche3 depeche3 8 years
So what are the results... was it good? I am curious now
techkim techkim 8 years
At this point being pregnant its hard to say. I guess the peanut butter becomes the sweet and the green olives the salty. I don't know I might try it but stay close to the kitchen sink LOL.
ktownpolarbear ktownpolarbear 8 years
Well I like peanut butter. I like mayo. I don't really like olives. So I guess 2/3 isn't too bad, right?
caramelqtee75 caramelqtee75 8 years
I'm not sure who Ruth Reichel is, but I don't care if Patty LaBelle, Oprah or my Great Grandma was eating this mess, I wouldn't eat it.
caramelqtee75 caramelqtee75 8 years
HE!! no - yall nasty.
geohiker geohiker 8 years
I don't think this is my kind of sandwich, and i don't like mayo. But if Ruth offered me one, I'd try it! :)
kiwitwist kiwitwist 8 years
:sick:
Kristinh1012 Kristinh1012 8 years
Seriously, I SO wish that you would have tried this BEFORE you posted this, so you could have at least given a LITTLE bit of an idea of how it tastes! Especially since I just can NOT see myself actually going home and making it because my family might have me committed thinking I lost my mind.
king's-queen king's-queen 8 years
Not a big fan of olives. However, it could be a flavor combination that that might work. I'd give it a try, especially since it seems to be a favorite of someone who really knows her food.
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