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This is Not a Cheesesteak

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Nov 28 '11

Grilled Pepper Jack and Roast Beef Sandwiches

The only thing that makes this even remotely related to a cheesesteak is the fact that you’ve somehow managed to use the same animal. Roast beef does not a cheesesteak make.

Everything else isn’t even close.

On behalf of the city of Philadelphia, please remove all mention of “Philly” or “cheesesteak” from this recipe. Stick with the title you chose for your post, “grilled pepper jack and roast beef sandwich” (I’d throw the word pita in before sandwich just so it’s very clear that there’s no relation to Philly.) I’m serious.

what2cook:

Buttered pita makes this a deliciously crispy version of a Philly cheesesteak.

1. 2 tablespoons unsalted butter, softened
2. 4 thick, pocketless pitas, split
3. 2 tablespoons mayonnaise
4. 1/2 small red onion, thinly sliced
5. 8 ounces thinly sliced pepper Jack cheese
6. 8 ounces thinly sliced rare roast beef


See the whole recipe here

Nov 1 '11
Hey foodpornaddict, if this is your idea of food porn, then your idea of real porn must be sex with animals. Because this is disgusting. How many kinds of peppers are on there? This isn’t Pokémon, there’s no need to catch ‘em all or have a whole collection of capsicum.
I also saw that this recipe calls for mozzarella and garlic mayo. Despite how much I like both of those things, they do not belong on a cheesesteak.
foodpornaddict:

Philly Cheesesteak Sandwich with Garlic Mayo
See Recipe: here

Hey foodpornaddict, if this is your idea of food porn, then your idea of real porn must be sex with animals. Because this is disgusting. How many kinds of peppers are on there? This isn’t Pokémon, there’s no need to catch ‘em all or have a whole collection of capsicum.

I also saw that this recipe calls for mozzarella and garlic mayo. Despite how much I like both of those things, they do not belong on a cheesesteak.

foodpornaddict:

Philly Cheesesteak Sandwich with Garlic Mayo

See Recipe: here