The food videos—BuzzFeed’s Tasty leads the pack—that dominate social media are full of ideas, some good and some you would rather not had watched; not this one though. I saw the recipe for this ham and cheese/French toast combo on a ‘friend’s’ timeline and decided to give it a try. Ham, eggs, cheese, what’s not to like?
For this sandwich, I recommend using a hearty, artisan-style bread so that it can soak up the eggs and stand up to cooking long enough for the cheese to melt.
2 eggs, room temperature
2 tablespoons cream or evaporated milk
4 thick slices of artisan-style bread
Slices of baked ham (deli style ham can work too)
Slices of cheese (your preference; I used aged cheddar)
Thinly sliced scallions/green onions (white purple and green parts)
Whisk together the eggs and cream or milk in shallow dish and set aside.
Drizzle a little oil into a frying pan and place over medium heat.
Arrange 2 slices of bread side by side. Cover one piece of bread with ham followed by slices of cheese and top with a sprinkling of scallions/green onions; cover with the other slice of bread. Carefully hold the sandwich together and place into the egg mixture. Let sit for 1 minute, flip and let sit for 1 minute then transfer to heated frying pan. Cook until bread is brown and crusty. Carefully lift and flip with a spatula and cook until the other side is brown, crusty and the cheese melted.
Remove from pan, cut and serve.
Repeat with other 2 slices of bread, ham, cheese and scallions.
Pumpkin Pancakes Pancakes are always a treat regardless of the time of the year; however, on special occasions, we can make them extra special by stuffing them, or topping them with berries and other fruits cooked right in to the pancakes.
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