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May 12, 2010

The Big One is finally starting to venture out and eat more things. I think we are finally getting away from the yogurt and chicken dino diet.  One of the things she has decided she likes is grilled cheese sandwiches.

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Yesterday for lunch that’s what she asked for.  Not wanting to squash the grilled cheese enthusiasm, I said okay and proceeded to get one cooking.

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Well, I got distracted and burned the heck out of one side.  Truth be told, I was checking my e-mail when I suddenly smelled the unmistakable burned grilled cheese.  (don’t pretend like you’ve never burned one!)

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So I jump up, flip the sandwich and then being the ultimate lazy person I am,  I peeled off the burnt piece of bread, grabbed another slice of cheese and quickly buttered another piece of bread to put on top.

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By the time I was done with that, the other side was nicely grilled. So it worked out well.  It did have a bit of a burnt bread smell, but the Big One still ate it.

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So what do you think? Would you have tossed the whole thing and started over or done what I did?

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5 Comments leave one →
  1. Amy Stratton permalink
    May 12, 2010 10:21 am

    Heck No! You are my hero for thinking that fast! I would have thrown it away just because I wouldn’t be smart enough to think to just replace the one side!

  2. May 12, 2010 11:38 am

    I have to agree with what Amy said.
    Last night, my Big One got his first grilled cheese in months and I slightly overcooked one side, too. It wasn’t too bad, so I went ahead and served it, fingers crossed. I was quite surprised that it got the okay from his picky little palette.

  3. Alyson permalink
    May 12, 2010 12:15 pm

    Very smart. I can’t tell you how many “scraped” grilled cheese sandwiches my kids have had (meaning you take a knife & scrape the burned part into the sink and give them the sandwich anyway).

  4. fixitmommy permalink*
    May 12, 2010 3:35 pm

    WHEW! I felt really lazy peeling one side off… and Alyson it was way beyond scraping! 🙂

  5. May 12, 2010 3:35 pm

    I probably would have tried to scrape off the color and tried to get away with serving it! Otherwise I most likely would have tossed it. Great job on thinking quick and saving half the sandwich:)

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