No, I did not misspell my name! A Rachel is a reuben made with turkey instead of corned beef, and this month’s burger is a pa y melt made with ground turkey instead of ground beef. Cheese, sauerkraut and russian-style dressing are the decadent toppings. Sooooooooo good!


Credit: Photography by John Kernick

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Sandwich Fixins


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  • In a small bowl, combine all of the dressing ingredients.

  • Heat a griddle pan over medium-high heat. Combine all of the patty ingredients except for the oil; form 4 patties. Drizzle the oil on the griddle, add the patties and cook; turning once, until cooked through, 8-10 minutes. Transfer to a plate. Wipe the griddle.

  • In a small saucepan, warm the sauerkraut over medium heat.

  • Lightly spread 1 side of each bread slice with the butter. With the buttered sides facing down, build the patty melts: Spread the dressing liberally on the unbuttered sides of 4 bread slices, then top each with 2 emmentaler slices, an even layer of sauerkraut, a turkey patty and 2 cheddar slices. Slather the mustard on the unbuttered sides of the other 4 bread slices and set in place. Griddle, turning once, until crisp on the outside ad the cheese is melted, 6-8 minutes.