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the only reuben i care to know…

On this chilly day, I had a craving for something toasty and hearty.
Chicken was defrosting so I decided to add a twist to one of my favorites and make the ultimate reuben sandwich, but rather than sliced turkey or corned beef I opted for grilled chicken to represent the protein. All the expected elements made an appearance, sauerkraut, swiss cheese, russian dressing (homemade!) and crunchy sourdough bread sliced just thick enough so it gets its crunch on!
Once this bad boy was stacked up it went into the press to mix and mingle. Cheese dripped and oozed from the sides, while the intensity of the sauerkraut flavor grew as it warmed…
Once done, I plated this gem and had my way with it. What can I say I don’t waste time!!!!

at a low simmer…
-R

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Sandwich night!!

I just couldn’t bring myself to leave my little guy home alone not feeling well while we went out for a fab dinner… So I did what comes naturally, made a fab dinner at home! After going through one of the weekly mags we have delivered, as well as having one a few weeks ago at lunch the choice was simple, a classic reuben sandwich [with my own slight twist of course].
A hearty, buttery bread filled generously with briny corned beef, nutty gruyere cheese, creamy thousand island dressing and tangy sauerkraut.
I am a sucker for a crunchy sandwich, not a wimpy soft bread that lacks body. A tiny brush of some melted butter on the bread and into the oven till the bread is browned and crisp, the gruyere gooey and oozing, the corned beef heated through… Delightful!
And the best part about the whole meal you ask? Spending time with our little ones!

at a low simmer…
-R

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