Orange you glad it’s not the same old crustless ham and cheese? Orange you also glad you don’t have to get up early to pack lunch? In less than 10 minutes, you (and five others) will have something to look forward to all morning long. —Jennifer Moore, Centerville, Iowa
During the busy holiday season, I like to make this "uptown" take on grilled cheese sandwiches for a quick lunch or dinner. If you don't have fresh sage handy, substitute with 1 tablespoon of Italian seasoning. —Candy Summerhill, Alexander, Arkansas
When my husband and I needed a quick meal, I fixed this recipe using leftover ingredients. Unlike traditional Mexican quesadillas, it calls for Italian meats, cheeses and seasoning. Serve it with a green salad topped with Italian dressing for a simple dinner for two. —Barbara B. Rupert, Edgefield, South Carolina
“This yummy sandwich is perfect for lunches or a quick weeknight dinner when there's no time for a big meal,” says Jennifer Parham from Browns Summit, North Carolina. Smoked cheddar and a creamy garlic-infused spread lend special appeal to this easy hand-held. —Jennifer Parham, Browns Summit, North Carolina
Looking for a change from the typical Reuben or grilled cheese? “This was a famous sandwich in the islands years ago,” notes Darlene Vanwie of Clayton, New York. “We make it often, and I always get requests for more. Serve warm with your favorite pickles,” she suggests.
When I'm in a hurry and want something good, this sandwich fills the bill. It tastes great with a salad and pork and beans on the side. Instead of using ketchup, I occasionally use barbecue sauce with a little Tabasco for extra zip.
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“My husband tells me that these are a guy's type of sandwich. I love that! We serve them when we have friends come over to watch a game on TV. It's also great for a quick family dinner when you don't want to spend a lot of time in the kitchen.” —Dena Peterson, LaPorte, Texas