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A sandwich having an omelette filling containing onion, green pepper, and ham.
- ‘We ordered toasted western sandwiches and the toast was burnt, the egg omelette inside was burnt and our daughter who ordered potato skins said that they tasted as though they had been in the freezer for 20 years!’
- ‘I just made toasted western sandwiches for lunch, and without thinking I boiled water for tea.’
- ‘It does one of the best western sandwiches, salads and pastas in town at a reasonable price.’
- ‘I ended up having a conversation with the girl sitting on the bench right next to me about the downfall of western sandwiches.’
- ‘You could have your choice of scrambled platter or western sandwich wrapped in a white flour tortilla.’
- ‘There are a lot of western sandwiches and few Thai dishes.’
- ‘We would spend a quarter for western sandwiches so we could save up for a down payment on a house.’
- ‘We made up some freeze-dried western omelets and had some bagels leftover so we had western sandwiches with cheese.’
- ‘Does adding milk to egg and then cooking it to make western sandwiches denaturize the protein in the milk by any chance since its being heated?’
- ‘It opens at 5 a.m. on weekdays, 6 a.m. on Saturdays and at 7 a.m. on Sundays to provide coffee, western sandwiches and other sustenance for early risers on their way to work or church.’
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