I used to think this was a completely local invention -- only available at the popular 24-hour restaurant in Bettendorf, Iowa -- Ross's. President Obama's been there...so has Pat Leslie, and Mary Mulari...lots of famous people...
|like Alton Brown...|
A piece of Texas Toast, topped with a layer of cooked hamburger, covered with hot crispy french fries, then smothered with cheese sauce. (diced onions on top are optional.)
|I'm telling you -- this is a little bit of heaven...|
Buy some loaves of Texas Toast, brown the hamburger and hold it in a crock pot. Dean cooked the french fries in his outdoor fish fryer...and the cheese sauce stayed hot in a second crock pot.
Yes, my sister Ronda is a genius...it was all I could do to NOT go over there and crash her Christmas Dinner..!!