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Funny Face Toasted Cheese Sandwiches

As a child I loved to make these funny face toasted cheese sandwiches. They are often forgotten in my house until the mood strikes me. My kids were so pleased to not only make their own dinner but to play with their food as well.

We arrived home late last night to no dinner plans.  I offered the idea of tomato soup and grilled cheese sandwiches.  This led me to the idea of Funny Face Toasted Cheese Sandwiches.  We had everything and most people do.  Even not making a face this is a tasty sandwich.   I’m not sure if it is tasty because this is a comfort food or actually good.

The possibilities are endless with these sandwiches.  As a child it was always an onion smile, olive eyes, and thinly sliced dill pickle nose.  We worked with what we had and to each person’s taste.

Funny Face Toasted Cheese Sandwiches

Funny Face Toasted Cheese Sandwiches:

  • sandwich bread, square bread works best
  • ketchup
  • medium cheddar or Colby jack cheese, sliced
  • onion, thinly sliced
  • olives, sliced
  • salami or pepperoni
  • bread and butter or dill pickles
  • Mrs.Dash or Italian seasoning, optional

Place a slice of bread on a baking sheet.  Spread about 1 Tbs of ketchup per piece of bread.  Sprinkle with Italian seasoning or Mrs.Dash if desired.

Funny Face Toasted Cheese Sandwiches

Top with sliced cheese and decorate with vegetables.

Broil sandwiches until cheese is melted and hot.

Great served just as a sandwich or with tomato soup.

Funny Face Toasted Cheese Sandwiches


Quick Quiche

Eggs are so versatile and delicious   They can be served for breakfast, lunch, or dinner not to mention a million ways.  When serving breakfast to a crowd, Quiche is a good way to go.  Although I don’t always care for all that crust, or the time crust takes.  So I found a recipe for quick Quiche and adapted it to how I like it.

Quick Ham and Asparagus Quiche

Quick Quiche:

This prepares a 9 x 13 inch glass baking dish

  • 1 lb. of bacon, cooked and crumbled or 1/2 lb. of ham, diced
  • 8 oz. shredded Swiss cheese (I used gouda once)
  • 4 Tbs butter, melted
  • 1/2 cup onion, finely chopped
  • 1 1/2 tsp salt
  • 3/4 cup flour
  • 3 cups milk
  • 8 eggs, beaten
  • Whatever strikes your fancy for vegetables if you want them (steamed asparagus, chopped or sweet peppers, diced and lightly sautéed is what I had on hand)

Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

Lightly grease a 9 x 13 glass baking dish.

Line the bottom with meat and cheese.

Combine remaining ingredients until smooth.  Pour over meat and cheese.

Bake for 40-45 min, or until set.

Allow to cool at least 10 min. before serving.  I serve it with my favorite salsa.

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