Home Ham Sammich

Sunday was a beautiful day.  It included sunshine, a nap, and not one but two football game outcomes that I liked (Go Broncos/Seahawks!).  It also included a DVR recording of Masterpiece Classic, which I just got to watch.  I could get used to this Monday off thing.

But let’s get back to yesterday.  Scott and I had a dinner plan all laid out (more on that some other time) and a fridge that was pretty much empty.  Enter the best suggestion of the week.  Scott said, “How about some homemade egg McMuffins?”  Since that’s the one McDonald’s item that I truly love, I was sold.  Something about that English muffin and the eggs and ham and cheese is just wonderful.  Not even the fast food part of it can ruin the tastiness.

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And just when I thought it couldn’t get any better, Scott made it better.  Here’s the quick and dirty “how to”: 

  1. Put an English muffin (split in half) in the toaster oven or regular oven with a slice of ham on top of one half and a slice of cheese on the other half.

  2. Fry one egg per sammich.

  3. Add condiments to sandwich.  I picked Dijon mustard.  Scott picked none.  

  4. Throw a little bit of dried dill in the middle for good measure.  (That was Scott’s second genius suggestion.)

I know that anyone can throw together a good egg sandwich.  It isn’t a masterpiece of culinary skill.  But sometimes I forget the simple options.  All we needed to buy was English muffins, and everything else was in almost empty the fridge.  I love things that help us clean out the fridge, especially when they turn into a perfect ham sammich.  

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photo from Pinterest.com (and ultimately from A&E)

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