Lakeside Living: Fisherman's Lunch

Opening fishing is only three days away, and we've put together a packable lunch so delicious even the fish will want a bite!

Fisherman's lunch including sandwiches, potato chips and sparkling water

1  Ham Sandwich with Sweet and Tangy Slaw,
2  Food Should Taste Good Sweet Potato Chips, Whole Foods Market
3  La Croix Sparkling Water in Pamplemousse (Grapefruit), Target
4  Canvas Lunch Tote,
5  Chocolate Hazelnut Cookies, Trader Joe’s

Ham Sandwich with Sweet & Tangy Slaw

Recipe from Real Simple Magazine. You can find the recipe at

Serves 2


1/2 cup shredded Savoy cabbage

2 hot cherry peppers, sliced

2 tablespoons brine from the peppers

1/2 teaspoon sugar

kosher salt and black pepper


1/4 pound thinly sliced deli ham

1/4 cup fresh cilantro


1. In a bowl, toss together the cabbage, hot cherry peppers, brine, sugar, and 1/8 teaspoon each kosher salt and black pepper.

2. Slice 1/2 baguette horizontally. Divide the ham in half. Layer the bottom piece of the baguette with one portion of the ham, cabbage mixture, and the cilantro. Top with the remaining ham and baguette and cut into 2 sandwiches.