Smørrebrød

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Lunch in Denmark is a selection of delicious sandwiches called smørrebrød, literally butter and bread. These sandwiches do not have tops, for they are too fat, and usually have garnishes as well. The important thing is that they must be made of the finest ingredients, including the freshest butter, and the sandwiches must not only taste but look good. The breads must be firm; rye bread is especially favored. Any of these sandwiches could be made in miniature to serve as canapés, but in the usual size they are as filling as a standard American sandwich for all the daintiness of their appearance.

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