Now that Christmas is over, it might not be a bad idea to try some lighter fare to counteract all the turkey, gravy, and pumpkin pie. Cue the sandwich, an elegant and tasty snack or meal.

Just in case you were operating under the assumption that sandwich making was anything but an art form, here’s a primer on how to make a proper sandwich. Just imagine the look of wonder on your kid’s face when they see the checkerboard sandwich with a filling of dates, orange juice, and peanut butter in their lunchbox. You saw it here first folks!

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