Wednesday, September 1, 2010

Cheese Frenchies, just like Kings used to serve.



In high school my friends and I would head for the local Kings restaurant to hang out and eat. This restaurant was unique because it was set up with booths and a phone to call in your order. The one food item I remember most was a fried cheese sandwich that was called a Cheese Frenchee. Years later I was looking through a cookbook and came across a recipe that claimed to be the Kings sandwich. I copied it down and have made it occasionally for my family.


At my 35th (oh brother!) class reunion I reminisced with some of the girls and they wanted this recipe so I decided to post this for all my Heelan High school pals.
Kings Cheese Frenchees
6 slices of sandwich bread
6 slices of American cheese
mayonaise
1 well beaten egg
1/2 c. milk
3/4 c. flour
1/2 tsp. salt
finely crushed corn flakes
oil
Make 3 sandwiches using mayonaise.
Cut off the crusts (These go to my chickens)
cut diagonally into quarters
Beat together egg,milk,flour and salt.
I found this a tad thick so I added a bit more milk.
Dip sandwich triangles into batter and roll in crushed corn flakes.
Put some parchment or wax paper on a cookie sheet and lay the sandwiches on the cookie sheet and stick in the freezer for a while to stiffen up .
Bring a couple of inches of oil in a pan to 375 degrees and cook till golden. this will not take long and turn to get the other side. Great with ketchup.

1 comment:

kacper@tastyquery.com/ said...

Hello!

I saw Your blog and I thought it had great recipes and awesome pictures! I therefore would like to invite You to our new culinary website which has just started.

This is how it works in short. TastyQuery.com is a website for food bloggers and their fans allowing them to automatically collect recipes from Your food blog. It's a large database of links to recipes on food blogs. Everyone can join us for free.

For more please visit:
http://tastyquery.com

TastyQuery.com is an English version of our main website called "Mikser Kulinarny", founded in Poland. "Mikser Kulinarny" has a large audience (over 2 mln unique visitors monthly) and with TastyQuery.com we want to repeat that success and drive thousands of new visitors to your food blog.

In case of any questions, don't hesitate to contact us.

Best regards!