Tomato Soup with Cheese and Bacon Toasties~ If tomatoes are on sale, make a double batch of soup (omitting the cream) and freeze, up to 3 months. Stir in the cream after thawing and reheating the soup.
Croque Madame Sandwiches - there's nothing fancy in these grilled sandwiches of egg, ham and Gruyere, but the end result -- crunchy from the toast, gooey from the egg and cheese -- is still sophisticated and satisfying.
Croque-Monsieur Recipe: I used dried thyme and I'm not sure if it affected the recipe, but I thought he thyme over powered it, even though I used half the amount. Honestly, I'd rather have just a grilled ham and cheese sandwich.