Rye Bread

A ham and cheese sandwich on homemade rye bread is one of those irrestible combinations. Dark or light, these easy recipes for rye bread are wonderfully versatile with or without caraway seeds.

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Apple Rye Turnovers with Celery Seeds

Food & Wine

Jerry Traunfeld has been experimenting with rye flour for years; he loves the way it gives dough flavor and body. As these pastries illustrate, he has also been exploring ways to use celery seed in desserts. "It really complements the apple and rye," he says.

Total: 2 hrs 15 mins

Marbled Pumpernickel Rye

Family Circle

With swirls of dark pumpernickel and golden rye, this yeast bread makes eye-catching sandwiches.

Multi-Grain Bread

Better Homes and Gardens

Whole wheat flour makes this bread tasty yet healthy. Enjoy one hearty, honey-sweetened loaf now and freeze one for later.

Classic Rye Bread

Vegetarian Times

This tangy bread is made with a petrin, a mixture of flour and yeast that is allowed to develop before the bread is made.

Caraway-Rye Batter Bread

Diabetic Living

North Woods Rye Bread

Midwest Living

Studded with raisins and made with just the right amount of brown sugar and molasses, this Swedish-inspired rye bread is hearty and satisfying.

Old-World Veal Burgers

Better Homes and Gardens

Explore old-world flavors by using veal instead of beef and rye instead of white bread in this burger recipe.

Bacon, Onion, and Rye Bread Stuffing

Food & Wine

After tossing the ingredients and spreading them in a pan, Melissa Rubel Jacobson chills the stuffing for at least an hour before baking. This ensures that the bread soaks up the liquid--key to a stuffing that's crisp on top and moist within. Variations on this basic recipe are easy.

Total: 3 hrs

Cloverleaf Rye Rolls

Better Homes and Gardens

Since rye flour is heavier than all-purpose flour, these rolls are a little denser than classic cloverleaf rolls. But you'll love the hearty rye flavor.

New York Reuben

Family Circle

Named for its creator, Arthur Reuben who owned a New York deli, this grilled corned beef sandwich continues to be a favorite in homes and sandwich shops across the country.

Caraway-Rye Bread

Better Homes and Gardens

Caraway seeds, one of the oldest spices, was once used in love potions. You'll love it in this whole grain and hearty bread recipe.

Swedish Rye Bread

Better Homes and Gardens

Slices of this tender rye bread are especially delicious toasted and served with jam or honey-nut cream cheese.

Cheese and Ham Sandwiches

Midwest Living

A caraway-flavored sour cream and sauerkraut tops this Amish-style ham and cheese sandwich. Serve it for a quick dinner.

Orange Rye Spirals

Diabetic Living

Carb Choices: 2 Orange and caraway make these yeast rolls a memorable addition to a special holiday brunch.

Reuben Spread

Better Homes and Gardens

Patty Melt Panini

Family Circle

Portobello & Beef Patty Melt


This diner classic gets a makeover by replacing some of the ground beef with finely chopped portobello mushrooms, which add moisture and flavor. We like a smear of pickle relish on top, but you could try chutney, mustard or hot pepper relish in its place. Make it a Meal: Round out the plate with Oven Sweet Potato Fries and Balsamic & Parmesan Roasted Cauliflower.

Total: 30 mins
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