Sunday, January 2, 2011

Sunday Afternoon Conversation

We had been discussing our supper plans – having had a nice lunch at Applebee's we decided to have a light supper. 

Me: Ooh – I'll have a peanut butter, jelly & banana sandwich. 

Dr. M: Good idea, we have all those ingredients. 

Me: Maybe I'll add a slice of ham – it'll almost be like eating a Monte Cristo.

 

Me: Except for the peanut butter… 

Dr. M: …and the banana and the not being deep fried. 

Me: Yeah, except for those things it's exactly like eating a Monte Cristo. Yum!

Bennigan's Monte Cristo

14 comments:

  1. tell me that's not powdered on a deep fried piece of ham.

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  2. No! It’s a ham & cheese sandwich, deep fried, served with powdered sugar & raspberry jam on the side. It’s really tasty. Really!

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  3. One of my husband's favorite sandwhiches was the Monte Cristo... yummy!

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  4. That would put my tummy over the edge, but man, it sounds reallllllly yummy for some odd reason.

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  5. i don't think we have these in the uk - sounds interesting anyway

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  6. Deep fried sandwiches? I am intrigued. Do you just make the sandwich and then deep fry it in oil? Please tell more.

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  7. I can't remember the last time we had one of these. The Bug liked to order this sandwich when we went to Bennigan's, but we haven't lived near a Bennigan's in many years. If you are feeling adventurous, or just curious as to how it's made, here's a link: http://www.food.com/recipe/bennigans-monte-cristo-sandwich-26049

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  8. I love Monte Cristos! I make mine like grilled cheese, though, and not deep-fried. It's just a wee bit healthier. You know, with all that ham, cheese, jam and sugar to take into account.

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  9. Exactly, alter ego! The Bug made some sort of comparable, yummy sandwich yesterday that she pan-grilled to save "points". She'll no doubt tell you all about it when she gets time :-)

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  10. looks a bit mad, like a croque monsieur, that one is shallow fried, and microwaved then to melt the cheese, this is makin me hungry!

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  11. Dear The Bug,
    This is a hilarious story.

    "If we had some peanut butter, we could make a sandwich, if we had some bread."

    Blahahahaha!
    Ann T.

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  12. I believe I saw Martha make a Monte Cristo once. It looked delicious but deadly. Deep fried... Oh, boy!

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