Miller and Rhoads Tea Room Missouri Club


  • 8 club sandwiches *
  • 4 cups medium white sauce **
  • 1/2 lbs grated sharp cheese ***
  • 8 (1 oz.) slices American cheese
  • 8 jumbo stuffed olives or 16 slices crisply cooked bacon


At Miller and Rhoads Tea Room, the sandwich layers were: toast, turkey, Virginia ham, about 2 Tbsp of cheese sauce, toast, turkey, Virginia ham, tomato, toast.

When white sauce is thickened and smooth, stir in grated cheese until melted.

Colby has been most recent choice.

Place sandwiches on individual ovenproof serving plates. Ladle 6 Tbsp cheese sauce over each. Top each with slice of cheese and insert a toothpick in center. Place under preheated broiler about 4 inches from heat source just until it begins to bubble and brown, 2 to 3 minutes. Top each toothpick with olive or crisscross bacon slices.

Suggestion: Serve with Mustard Pickles.

Makes 8

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