Even though we aren't making school lunches over the summer, we still often choose making sandwiches over cooking during the sweltering summer months. Wanting to switch it up a bit, our panelists tried six brands of rye breads from local grocery stores to see if any would make for a flavorful change in their routine sandwiches. Most were packaged brands although a couple came from grocery store bakeries. We chose Jewish rye bread, containing caraway seeds, when given an option.
Kathy Saunders, Times correspondent