Hot Brown on a paper plate! After the Holiday supper!!

One of the best things about the Holiday's is the leftovers.  Thanksgiving is the only time of the year we have both ham and turkey at the same time so once a year we celebrate after with my version of the "Hot Brown",  a warm sandwich made famous at the Brown Derby restaurant in Louisville, Ky.

It is a great little supper on a paper plate in front of the TV set watching the "pumpkin chucking" finals which is exactly what we did.  All you need for each sandwich is:

2 slices of bread toasted
thinly carved ham warmed
thinly carved turkey warmed
2 slices of crispy cooked bacon
thinly sliced tomato

Cheese Sauce:
2 T. butter
4 T. flour
2 C. milk
1 1/2 C. shredded Cheddar Cheese (or combination of cheese preferred)

Melt butter in bottom of saucepan and add flour.  Stir to cook the flour a bit and add milk stirring til thickened.   Add the cheese and seasonings.  Hold at lowest temperature and assemble the Hot Brown.

Lay the toast open faced across plate of your choice and top with layers of ham and turkey.  Add slices of tomato and top with  hot cheese sauce covering well.  Top the cheese with slices of crisp bacon and serve at once.

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