My 5 year old has a sandwich that he only refers to as "my favorite sandwich in the whole wide world!". And while I am not opposed to occasionally trekking to downtown Portland to PBJ's to pick it up (it's called the Cynthia), mainly because it gives me reason to pick up my own favorite - the Spicy Thai - there are times that it is just easier to have the option of making the said sandwich at home.
Like this morning. When I awoke at 6:12 a.m. and found my 5 year old in the kitchen with the bread, nutella, peanut butter and jelly all laid out on the counter. He was simply waiting for an adult to happen by and grill up his all-time favorite sandwich. By 6:20 he was covered in the sticky remains and happy as could be!
Or like two nights ago when the request for the sandwich came in at bedtime. After eating the first, he ate a second. Yeah, it's definitely good to have the option of making it at home. So get yourself some nutella, peanut butter and raspberry jam and join in the grilled sandwich revolution...and if you ever find yourself in Portland, call me and we'll meet at PBJ's.
Two Years Ago: Garlic Chicken Farfalle
TY'S FAVORITE SANDWICH IN THE WHOLE WIDE WORLD
(recipe adapted from PBJ's Cynthia sandwich)
two slices of hearty bread
Preheat stove-top or counter-top griddle.
Butter one slice of bread, place butter side down on griddle.
Spread remaining slice of bread with peanut butter, then nutella, then raspberry jam.
Place on top of bread already on the griddle and butter the top of the slice.
Grill until golden brown; flip and grill the other side.