Miller and Rhoads Tea Room Missouri Club
Posted by philocrates at anonymous - May 29, 2001
Makes 8 servings
8 club sandwiches *
4 cups medium white sauce **
1/2 pound grated sharp cheese ***
8 (1 ounce) slices American cheese
8 jumbo stuffed olives or 16 slices crisply cooked bacon
* At Miller and Rhoads Tea Room, the sandwich layers were: toast, turkey, Virginia ham, about 2 tablespoons of cheese sauce, toast, turkey, Virginia ham, tomato, toast.
** When white sauce is thickened and smooth, stir in grated cheese until melted.
*** Colby has been most recent choice.
Place sandwiches on individual ovenproof serving plates. Ladle 6 tablespoons cheese sauce over each. Top each with slice of cheese and insert a toothpick in center. Place under preheated broiler about 4 inches from heat source just until it begins to bubble and brown, 2 to 3 minutes. Top each toothpick with olive or crisscross bacon slices.
Suggestion: Serve with Mustard Pickles.