Tuesday, January 23, 2018



Sunday, January 7, 2018

Monte Crisco

One of my favorite things to eat out is a "Monte Crisco." They have always been so delicious no matter which restaurant I have been in. I thought you needed a special kind of "sandwich maker," and subsequently put off making one for YEARS!! Well, after tons of research, I came to the conclusion that I could make them in a frying pan. Okay, now that I had that finally figured out, I needed to look in the fridge to see if I had all the ingredients. I had ham (leftover from Christmas), mustard, mayo, one egg and sliced turkey breast. I was only missing some sliced Swiss cheese, so the next time I went to the store I picked some up!! Last week, I made Monte Crisco's for the hubby and myself for dinner. I have NEVER made them before, so I wasn't sure what he would think.  I shouldn't have worried, he gave them a 9.5 out of 10! Well, they did turn out great and were really yummy!!!

 Ingredients (For One Monte Crisco) 

One large egg
Two slices bread (I have used both wheat and white) 
Two slices Swiss cheese 
One slice turkey breast 
Two slices ham 
One tablespoon butter, unsalted
One teaspoon mayonnaise
One teaspoon mustard (I used stone ground)

In a medium bowl, beat the egg with a fork and set aside. To assemble the sandwich, put 1/2 teaspoon of mayonnaise and 1/2 teaspoon of mustard on each slice of bread. Next, on one of the slices of bread, put a slice of Swiss cheese, then the two pieces of ham, followed by the turkey and another slice of Swiss cheese. Place the other piece of bread on top and then dip and coat the entire sandwich in the egg. Melt the butter slowly in the frying pan and then put the sandwich in. Brown on each side until the cheese is starting to melt. Sprinkle with powdered sugar, if desired.Enjoy!

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