I'm Dreaming Of A Ham Sandwhich

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  1. Jamie Black

    Jamie Black Friend of Leo's

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    While you guy's were dreaming of a white Christmas, I was dreaming up what to do with some of the glorious Christmas leftovers. I have not had a grilled ham sandwich in like 5 years so I'm going to enjoy a few special lunches before the years up.

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    I feel a proper grilled ham and cheese sandwich requires american cheese and must be prepared with that square style sandwich bread like the Kresge's dime store cafeteria used to use. Of course, it must be cut on the diagonal.

    What does the TDPRI brain trust say? What is the proper TDPRI way of preparing a "correct" ham sandwich? Let the debate begin. :)
     
  2. craigs63

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    I like what's pictured, but I think leftover ham (I have several lbs. left from a spiral-cut one) will be sliced too thick for good grilled cheese.
     
  3. uriah1

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    Leftover kielbasa and pineapple meatballs ... Hmm sure I will figure out something pretty colorful
     
  4. Jamie Black

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    Fantastic first counterpoint! :p :)
     
  5. elihu

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    Naw, not too thick...that what I used for mine this morning. I threw it in a frying pan with a little olive oil just to warm it up while my bread toasted. Then I added an egg easy over with pepper and a couple of slices of Jalapeno pepper-jack cheese and some greatfruit juice on the side.
     
  6. Brad Pittiful

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    never was a fan of grilled ham and cheese...just grilled cheese for me...and about cutting the sammich...i usually dont cut mine as once you do that...the cheese oozes out...cant have that

    enjoy your sammich!
     
  7. Jamie Black

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    That's why you cut on the diagonal, to use the sharp edges to scrap up the run away cheese. :lol:
     
  8. Toto'sDad

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    My goodness! Probably just an oversight, but might I point out that you've left off the fried egg and that big ol' slice onion. :eek::D
     
  9. Brad Pittiful

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    i cant let any cheese slip out of the sammich...even a dallop is a crime to let go to waste :lol:

    my dad used to cut sammiches down the middle...if i make grilled cheese and my mom has one i cut hers diagonal but in fours
     
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    This saying was cult around our house for a while...cheesepaper...

     
  11. fendertx

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    We make em pretty much the same way you referenced Jamie.

    Bonus points for the Kresge's reference!
     
  12. suave eddie

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    American cheese is not cheese.
    Real cheddar please.
     
  13. Brad Pittiful

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    american is a cheddar cheese based cheese...its a processed cheese with two or more cheeses added

    its food of the gods!
     
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    My 20 yo son went to Quebec for the weekend, his friend ordered a sandwich, asked for American cheese, they looked at him as if he were from another planet :)
     
  15. Paul in Colorado

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    I don't eat higher on the food chain then fish and fowl, but a grilled ham and cheese brings back childhood memories. Enjoy those leftovers!
     
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    Leftover ham and the bone go into the pot for Pea Soup at our house. We make enough to freeze some in a couple containers.
     
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    The recipe in the OP sounds good as any. Kettle cooked potato chips and a dill pickle or two and I'm good to go. Mustard or REAL mayo, depending in my mood...no Miracle Whip. Gross.
     
  18. uriah1

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    We had velveeta on all our ham sammies growing up. Was very modern and cheaper than deli for 5 kids. Lol
     
  19. Mike H.

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    Leftover ham goes much faster in my house than leftover turkey. Ham sandwiches. Ham and biscuits. Ham and cheese omlettes. Then I use the bone for a big pot of blackeyed peas on New Years Day.
     
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    I made one the other day using spiral-sliced ham, Jewish rye bread, grated cheddar and Jarlsberg and a dab of brown mustard. It was really, really good with a beer.
     
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