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MONTE CRISTO SANDWICH

No one is sure exactly where and when the Monte Cristo Sandwich was created, or who created it. The Monte Cristo is a sandwich with ham and chicken (sometimes turkey) and cheese, usually Swiss cheese, dipped in beaten egg and grilled with butter until golden brown.

All of the earliest mentions of the Monte Cristo on menus are from southern California in the early 1940s. 

 

 

 

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