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Monte Cristo Sandwich (Fried Ham and Swiss with Red Currant Jelly)

Serious Eats María del Mar Sacasa 9 comments

Note: Day-old bread is best for this recipe. If you can't find brioche loaf substitute with challah. About the author: María del Mar Sacasa is a recipe developer, food stylist, and author of the food blog High Heels & Frijoles.... More

Dinner Tonight: Monte Cristo

Serious Eats Nick Kindelsperger 25 comments

To me this sounds like the worst kind of dish: a mishmash of dinner, breakfast, and chaos, all on the same plate. Essentially it's a ham sandwich that's been cooked like French toast. And you're even supposed to eat it with strawberry jam! So why does it come out tasting balanced? I blame the mustard, which really should never be paired with powdered sugar, but somehow keeps everything in order. More

Cook the Book: Monte Cristo Sandwiches

Serious Eats Lucy Baker 10 comments

I don't know about you, but before today, I had no idea that Disney played a significant role in popularizing the Monte Cristo Sandwich. According to this week's Cook the Book selection, The Cook's Country Cookbook, in 1966 the Tahitian... More

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