A mash up of 2 favorite sandwiches - a ham and cheese sandwich is slathered with a béchamel sauce, then battered and cooked in a skillet Monte Cristo style. Top with powdered sugar and raspberry jam if desired!
Basically, this is a really decadent ham and cheese sandwich with an egg on top to elevate it from a Monsieur to a Madame. I like my egg sunny side up and on the runny side, so I can swirl the cheese sauce into the warm yolk. A simple green-leaf salad with lemon juice makes a refreshing accompaniment.