Croque Monsieur

French Baked Cheese Sandwich

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Nick Malgieri's Bread

By Nick Malgieri

Published 2012

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Making a really good croque monsieur is simple: rich sandwich bread like Golden Sandwich Bread is perfect, though some people like to substitute slices of a brioche loaf, or a gutsier bread like one of the sourdoughs in this chapter. All you need then are a few slices of Gruyère, Emmenthaler, or another similar cheese and a couple of slices of cooked ham. I like to bake the sandwich, as do most home cooks in France, but some people cook it slowly on