!Yad S'loof Lirpa Yppah
That, naturally, is Backwards Day lingo for "Happy April Fool's Day! "April 1 is everyone's annual excuse to do a little leg-pulling. And since this year's date falls on a Sunday, that means parents have all day long to cook up at least a couple quips or wacky antics to throw off the kids a bit (c'mon – you know you wanna!).
We set our Metro Parent time machine's button back to April 1988 – seriously – for an oldie-but-goody way to have some fun with food: Inside Out Sandwiches! This recipe popped up in our eight-ever issue of Metro Parent – which, back then, was called All Kids Considered. It also suggested trying this recipe for a "Turnabout Day Party," where kid guests wear mixed-up clothing, invitations are written backwards, visitors are greeted at the back door and everyone eats at a picnic table inside.
Whether you want it's part of a bigger scheme or just a fun little family extra, give these quirky sandwiches a try!
Inside Out Sandwiches
- 2 slices bread
- 2 tsp. mayonnaise
- 1/4 tsp. prepared mustard
- dash dill weed
- 1 pckg. sliced smoked chicken, turkey, corned beef or roast beef or thinly sliced America, Swiss or muenster cheese
- Carefully cut the crusts off the bread.
- Mix the mayo with mustard and dill.
- Spread mayo mix on top of bread slices, place two slices together and cut sandwich into five long longs.
- Layer one slice meat or cheese over the other so that they overlap.
- Place the sandwich log at the edge of one meat/cheese slice and roll it up so that the bread is neatly wrapped inside. Trim excess meat if necessary.
- Surprise the family with these inside-out treats!