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The Daily Post asks: Describe the perfect sandwich.

First off, $5,000 for sandwich?! I don’t know if I could eat something that was so expensive. Can I just get a Subway sandwich for $5 and use the rest for my student loans?

My perfect sandwich would be a grilled cheese. Not just a plain old cheddar cheese grilled cheese, though. It would look like this:

It’s made with sourdough bread, prosciutto, basil, asiago or mozzarella (or maybe both), crushed red pepper, and tomatoes.

Now I’m hungry!

Grilled cheese sandwiches, for me, are a comfort food. It brings me back to my childhood since it was one of the first things I learned to cook by myself. Of course, back then, I used white bread and slices of processed cheese. I still have the occasional “classic” grilled cheese sandwich, though I much prefer this more grown-up version.

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The Daily Post asks: Name a food you used to like – what changed?

I love food. It’s hard to think of some kind of food I don’t like. There are many foods I used to hate but have come to love…

I used to love salmon. I probably still would if it weren’t for the fact that I’m very allergic to it. I think I was about 13 when I had my first and only reaction to it. I broke out in severe hives. I remember eating a bunch of smoked salmon that my uncle had brought over and later that night I started to not feel so well.

My mom noticed red splotches on my arm and we just assumed it was from being in the sun for too long. The next morning, I woke up and I when I tried to get up, my whole body felt like it was on fire. I started crying from both the pain and because I didn’t know what was going on.

After several long hours in the ER, they concluded that it was just an allergic reaction to the fish. I spent the next week on the couch covered in calamine lotion and battling a fever. It was quite the experience.

Needless to say, as much as I once loved salmon, I consider it my enemy now.

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