Elvis Presley has his famous peanut butter and banana sandwich, and Elena Ruz has hers.
Carina Ost Gobble gobble.
Here's how the story goes: In the 1930s, Ruz was a young socialite in Cuba. One day, she wandered into Havana's El Carmelo restaurant and requested a very specific sandwich. She wanted turkey, cream cheese, and strawberry jam. Decades later, the sandwich is a staple at many Cuban restaurants.
And you can certainly find it in Miami. During lunch, Bread + Butter in Coral Gables serves a modern version. It's the ultimate turkey sandwich -- one that can easily be re-created at home with Thanksgiving leftovers.More »