Since August is National Sandwich Month, it's a good time to remind everyone that the annual Make That Sandwich Recipe Contest is winding down. It's sponsored by Mezzetta, the purveyor of olives, peppers and other condiments, based in American Canyon (think Napa Valley).
Home cooks can submit original recipes using Mezzetta products to www.makethatsandwich.com in any (or all) of the categories - cold sandwich, hot sandwich and vegetarian sandwich - from now through Sept. 2. The top prize is $25,000. Runners-up in each category can win $1,000. Full details are on the website.
Specialty-foods producer Mezzetta opened its doors in 1935 in San Francisco's historic North Beach.
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