This is the Thanksgiving leftover sandwich that you make late, late Thanksgiving night when the apple pie has settled, but the red wine is still kicked in at full force. Bread. Butter. Cheese slices. Fistfuls of leftovers jammed into the middle. All grilled until golden, buttery brown. Gravy.
Ah, contented sleeeeeeep.
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