By the Lake: Sardines and Cheese and Chutney Sandwiches

 

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We are at Wacousta Lodge this week. Ideally, cottage meals are simple, to leave time for other things: reading in deck chairs, paddling in canoes, affairs in boathouses . . . that sort of thing. Margaret Atwood knows this. And for this reason, she feeds her “Wilderness Tips” characters a lakeside lunch of sardines and cheese and chutney sandwiches.

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This is the kind of meal you can fork out of a tin, spoon out of a jar and assemble. I used extra old cheddar and an onion chutney with balsamic vinegar. Sharp, sweet, mellow and altogether yummy. Repeat recipe at will.

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Atwood, Margaret. Wilderness Tips. New York: Doubleday, 1991. Print.

Photo Credit: Alexia Moyer

 

 

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