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Café Muse's Grilled Cheese Sandwich

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“Not only did this grilled cheese sandwich garner Esquire Magazine's top honors as one of the best sandwiches in America, but the Oprah Show rated it 5 stars also. No cheddar here, but a creative combination of Havarti, mozzarella and the wonderfully-melting Fontina. Add broiled tomatoes, a touch of basil and honey and you've got a sandwich! Cooking time is approximate. From Greg Reyner of Café Muse, Detroit, Michigan.”
1 sandwich

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  1. Butter bread on one side with softened butter. Place in an oven-proof sauté pan large enough for 2 slices of bread, butter side down, over medium-low heat. Put mozzarella on one slice of bread and Fontina and Havarti on the other. Cook until golden on bottom and cheese begins to melt.
  2. Place tomatoes on the mozzarella side and a drizzle of honey on the Fontina/Havarti side. Slide pan under broiler for a few minutes to broil the tomatoes.
  3. Sprinkle basil as desired on top of the tomato, assemble sandwich, and serve.

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