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A Step-By-Step Guide To Making A $1,500 Sandwich In Only 6 Months!

You better savor every damn bite.

A Step-By-Step Guide To Making A $1,500 Sandwich In Only 6 Months!

Give Andy George four minutes of your life and you’ll never look at–or taste–a sandwich the same way again.

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George, the host of the How To Make Everything series, spent six months assembling a sandwich entirely from scratch. And we’re not talking about some “semi-homemade” nonsense (Sandra Lee, we see you…): George grew his own vegetables, processed his own cheese, harvested his own wheat, killed a chicken with his bare hands, made his own salt from ocean water–just to name a few of his elaborate steps.

The total tab? $1,500. And how does it taste? Well…

In case you’re dying to throw six months of your life into one sandwich, here are George’s steps in full (some are obviously optional):

Step 1: “Grow a garden”
Step 2: “Get ocean water”
Step 3: “Make it through airport security” (coarse salt can look like a lot of things, people)
Step 4: “Pickle”
Step 5: “Milk a cow”
Step 6: “Ride a cow” (because why not?)
Step 7: “Pick itch weed”
Step 8: “Make cheese”
Step 9: “Harvest wheat”
Step 10: “Mage a huge mess in your apartment” (wheat is just out of control)
Step 11: “Collect honey”

Step 12: “Make butter”
Step 13: “Make bread”
Step 14: “Commit murder (this may or may not turn you into a vegetarian)
Step 15: “Assemble the sandwich”
Step 16: “Enjoy!” (or not?)

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KC works covers entertainment and pop culture for Fast Company. Previously, KC was part of the Emmy Award-winning team at "Good Morning America" where he was the social media producer.

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