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Smoked-Salmon Sandwiches With Red Onion Relish

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“Danish-style pumpernickel bread is available in the refrigerated deli section of many supermarkets. From Bon Appetit: The Christmas Season.”

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  1. Mix cream cheese, chives, creme fraiche and dill in medium bowl. (Can be prepared 1 day ahead. Cover and refrigerate).
  2. Mix red onions, sugar, and vinegar in another medium bowl.
  3. Let stand 10 minutes.
  4. Spread each bread slice with about 1 tablespoon cheese mixture to cover.
  5. Divide salmon among 16 bread slices.
  6. Sprinkle about 1 tablespoon red onion mixture atop salmon on each bread slice.
  7. Top each of 8 salmon-topped bread slices with another salmon-topped bread slice, salmon side up.
  8. Top each stack with 1 cheese-covered bread slice, cheese side down, forming a total of 8 three-layer sandwiches.
  9. Cut each sandwich diagonally into quarters.
  10. (Can be made 1 hour ahead. Cover with clean, damp cloth and chill).

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