Were some trendy cafe to name a sandwich after me (which I strongly urge they do), I’d probably want it to be this.
Your life will be better if you get a fruity-cheese-melt in it.
Okay, I could give you a few more details: if you are awesome like me, you made brown soda bread from the March issue of Cooking Light, linked to on Favorite Recipes.
Also, I like this sandwich open faced because you can really taste every component; the flavors are balanced (the bread is on the hearty side). For mess reduction purposes, keep your apple and cheese slices thinnn or you’ll get overflow mess.
Had it with a salad (greens, tuna, carrots, fennel fronds, leftover roasted green beans, balsamic) and cafe au lait on a rainy day.
A sunnier day incarnation today: with pear! This sandwich is great cause it has the comfortingness of grilled cheese for a gloomy day and the freshness of the fruit for a sunny day. It is a sandwich for all seasons.
TJ’s spelt. Pear slices. More cheddar. Toasted. I missed my homemade bread- I can make super-thin slices of it and the TJ’s had a touch of freezer burn :( My fault, not Trader Joe’s.
With carrots and hummus and more pear.
Seriously, there are no words: