Homemade mayonnaise tastes fester and brighter than anything you can buy at the store. It's quick and east, and you can flavor it however you please. Get the Basic Mayonnaise recipe or try other flavors: Red-Pepper Mayonnaise, Garlic Mayonnaise, Herb Mayonnaise, or Caesar Mayonnaise.
As far as classic sandwiches go, ham and cheese has to be right up there with peanut butter and jelly. Part of its appeal is its adaptability. Here, French ham mixes with nutty Gruyere and mild hard-cooked eggs. The sandwich gets its crunch from a handful of frisee and a layer of dill pickles.