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Fairway Market's Croque Monsieur

Updated 11:30 PM EDT, Tue, Jul 6, 2010

Croque Monsieur from Fairway Market

2 slices white bread
2 slices ham
3 slices gruyere cheese.
Bechemel sauce

Make a traditional ham and cheese sandwich.  Brown the sandwich on both sides.  Spread the béchamel on the top side only (don’t skimp) place in upper rack in a 400 degree oven until brown and bubbly.
Mustard and cornichons are a must.  So is a beer.
Bechamel sauce
1qt milk
6 tbl butter
6 tbl flour
½ sm onion
Melt butter in a heavy pan, add flour cook over LOW heat for 20 min, remove pan from the flame, add milk and wisk.  Return to a medium flame and continue to wisk, bring to a boil, let boil for 2 min then reduce heat, continue to cook for another 15 min strain season with salt pepper, nutmeg.


Promotional consideration furnished by Fairway Market.

First Published: Feb 18, 2010 4:40 PM EDT
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