I am going to give you all a gift - an introduction to the perfect summer dish. Smörgås, beautiful open-face sandwiches. You can prep the ingredients for smörgås and put them in a container with multiple compartments and just pull it out for lunch or snacks whenever.
The first ingredient for smörgås is bread. If you buy bread, choose thinly sliced rye or limpa if you can find it. Other choices include knackebrod. My dad loved RyKrisps. Large crackers work, but not flavorless ones like water crackers. The key is not too heavy or thick bread.
You want to spread it with something. It can be a flavored butter, butter with garlic, onions, even lemon butter which is lovely with some pickled fish. Other options are chutneys or soft cheeses.
Then you want some meat, a thinly sliced summer sausage, smoked salmon, pickled fish, liverwurst🤢, or whatever floats your boat. My uncle loved deviled ham🤢. My sister liked shrimp 🤢. I like venison sausage.
Then you add other things like sliced cucumbers, pickled beets (not my favorite), tomatoes, onions, pickled onions, tomatoes, sliced hard-boiled eggs, whatever appeals. Think mini-Dagwood but open-faced.
With only one slice of bread and a thin one at that, it's not too heavy on the carbs so it won't heat you up, while it delivers a lovely bite of intense flavors.
Really, you can't go wrong.

The Danes make the same thing but call it smorrebrod
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