Tough Tommy Sandwich Kit for 4

The Tough Tommy is made with scrumptious New York deli-style pastrami, house-made raspberry jalapeno jam, banana peppers, sharp Cheddar cheese, and housemade pumpernickel bread.

With both Cornell University and Ithaca College inside its borders, Ithaca, New York, is definitely a college town. And since 1976, the family-owned Collegetown Bagels has been THE place for college students, their families, and locals alike to enjoy fresh bagels, breads, and baked goods, all baked from scratch in-house daily at each of their seven restaurants.

More Details

This package serves 4 people and includes everything you need to make 4 Tough Tommy Sandwiches:

  • NY Style Pastrami (16 oz.)
  • House-made Raspberry Jalapeno Jam (8 oz.)
  • Banana Peppers (4 oz.)
  • 8 Slices Sharp Cheddar Cheese (16 oz. total)
  • 8 Slices Pumpernickel Bread
  • Choose to add more!

Add On Options Include:

  • 2 Collegetown Bagels Pint Glasses (each 6″ × 4″)
  • 1 Embroidered Collegetown Bagels Cotton Hat
  • 8 oz. Raspberry Jalapeno Jam


Pumpernickel Bread – Unbleached Wheat Flour, Organic Rye Sour, Water, Rye Chops, Caramel Color, Sea Salt, Yeast, Sugar, Non-hydrogenated Vegetable Shortening, Wheat Gluten
Pastrami – Beef, Spices, Caramel Color, Dextrose, Molasses, Cured With: Water, Salt, Sodium Phosphate, Potassium Lactate, Sugar, Brown Sugar, Sodium Erythorbate, Sodium Diacitate, Sodium Nitrite, Flavoring, Smoke Flavoring
Raspberry Jalapeno Jam – Raspberry Jam (Sugar, Raspberries, Water, Pectin, Citric Acid, Sodium Citrate), Jalapeño Peppers (Jalapeños, Vinegar, Salt)
Banana Peppers
Cheddar Cheese – Soybean Oil, Distilled Vinegar, Egg Yolk, High Fructose Corn Syrup, Salt, Water, Mustard Seed, Calcium Disodium Edta

Instructions / Storage

  • This package ships fresh with ice packs, ice packs may thaw in transit
  • Upon arrival, place all items in the fridge except for the bread
  • Bread is best kept in a sealed plastic bag at room temperature
  • Kit may be kept for up to 3 days in the fridge
  • Freezing is not recommended

To Serve

  • Preheat oven to 375°F
  • Layout 4 slices of pumpernickel bread on a baking sheet
  • Spread a thin layer of raspberry jalapeno jam on each slice
  • Top each slice with an equal amount of banana peppers
  • Add a portion of pastrami
  • Add 2 slices of cheddar cheese
  • Bake for about 10 minutes or until the cheese is melted and bubbly
  • Meanwhile, place remaining 4 slices of pumpernickel bread on a baking sheet and bake for 3-5 minutes or until slightly toasted
  • Top the baked sandwich halves with the toasted pumpernickel to complete your sandwiches!
  • Cut in half and Enjoy!
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Shipping Details

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