How to Make a Cheese Sandwich

Cheese is a sandwich staple, but it doesn’t always taste good when used on its own. You will need something to moisten the bread at the very least, such as butter. Cheese sandwiches come in all types, from grilled, to ham and baked, to veggie. They are all easy to make and simply delicious.

[Edit]Ingredients
[Edit]Grilled Cheese Sandwich[1]
2 slices bread
1 tablespoon (15 grams) butter, softened
1 to 2 slices cheddar cheeseServes 1

[Edit]Ham and Cheese Sandwich[2]
1 ciabatta roll
4 slices ham
2 slices Swiss cheese
2 tablespoons (30 grams) mayo
½ tablespoon (11 grams) honey
¼ to ½ teaspoon dried mustard
¼ teaspoon poppy seeds Glaze (optional)

¼ tablespoon melted butter
Pinch of poppy seedsServes 1

[Edit]Veggie Cheese Sandwich[3]
2 slices bread, preferably with a thick crust
Butter, softened (to taste)
1 to 2 slices sharp white Cheddar cheese
2 slices tomato
Several lettuce leaves
Several rings of thinly sliced red onion
Salt and pepper, to tasteServes 1

[Edit]Steps
[Edit]Making a Grilled Cheese Sandwich
Butter two slices of bread. Spread ½ tablespoon of butter on each slice of bread. Only coat one side of the bread; leave the other side bare. You can use any type of bread you want, but sourdough works especially well in grilled cheese sandwiches.
For a twist, pour some olive oil into the skillet instead of coating the sandwich with butter.[4]
Heat up a skillet over medium heat. You do not need to oil the skillet because the bread already has butter on it.
Layer the bread and cheese onto the skillet. Place a slice of bread, butter-side-down, onto the skillet. Add 1 to 2 slices of Cheddar cheese on top of the bread.
You can also try another type of cheese, such as Monterey Jack, for a gourmet sandwich.
Add some extras, if desired, then the last slice of bread. You can leave your sandwich plain, or you can pile some extra ingredients on top of the cheese. When setting down the last slice of bread, make sure that the buttered side is facing upwards this time.
Add cooked, sliced or crumbled bacon on top of the cheese.[5]
Place a slice of ham on top of the cheese.[6]
Sprinkle dried herbs, such as basil, oregano, or rosemary, on top of the cheese.[7] This will work especially well if you put herbs on your sandwich.
Add slices of tomato and cooked bacon.[8]
Grill the sandwich until it starts to turn a light brown color. This will take about 2 to 3 minutes. You can also wait for the cheese to start melting instead.[9]
Flip the sandwich over and continue grilling it. Once the sandwich has started to turn golden-brown and the cheese has melted, slide a spatula under it and flip it over. Grill the sandwich for another 1 to 2 minutes.[10]
Serve the sandwich. Use a spatula to transfer it from the skillet and to a plate. Leave the sandwich whole, or cut it in half. You can cut it vertically or diagonally. [Edit]Making a Ham and Cheese Sandwich
Slice a Ciabatta roll in half lengthwise. You can also try another type of bread roll instead.
Layer the ham and cheese on top of the bottom slice. Set the bottom half of the roll down, cut-side-up. Place 2 slices of ham on top of it, followed by 2 slices of Swiss cheese.
If you don’t like Swiss cheese, you can try another type of cheese, such as Monterey Jack.
Prepare the honey-mustard spread. Scoop the mayo into a small cup or bowl. Add the honey, dried mustard, and poppy seeds. Stir everything together with a fork or mini whisk until evenly combined.
Spread the honey-mustard over the top roll. Flip the top half of the bread roll over so that the under/cut side is facing you. Use a butter knife to spread the honey-mustard across the roll.
Assemble the sandwich. Place the top half of the roll down onto the cheese, with the honey-mustard side facing down. For a fancier sandwich, stir a pinch of poppy seeds into ¼ tablespoon of melted butter, then spread it across the top of your sandwich with a pastry brush.
Bake the sandwich, if desired. To turn this into a tasty, gourmet sandwich, preheat your oven to 350°F (175°C). Once the oven reaches the correct temperature, place the sandwich onto a baking sheet and tuck it inside. Bake the sandwich for 15 to 20 minutes.
Serve the sandwich. If you baked the sandwich, let it cool for about 3 to 5 minutes before digging in. If you want a fancier presentation, cut the sandwich in half. Stick a fancy, sandwich/cocktail toothpick through the middle of each half.[Edit]Making a Veggie Cheese Sandwich
Spread some butter onto your choice of bread. Cut 2 slices of crusty bread, such as French bread. Spread some softened butter over one side of each slice of bread.
For a fancier sandwich, try pesto, olive oil, or hummus.
You can also use mayo or a thick, creamy salad dressing, such as Ranch, Italian, or Green Goddess.
Layer the lettuce on top of the bottom slice. Place the bottom slice down, buttered-side-up. Place 1 to 2 leaves of lettuce on top. If the lettuce leaves are much larger than the sandwich, cut them into halves or thirds first.
Some types of lettuce have a very thick stem in the middle. Reduce bulk by cutting this stem out with a sharp knife.
Add some spice with onion. Cut a thin slice off of a red onion. Separate the slice into rings. Place as many rings as you want onto the lettuce.
You can leave the onion rings off if you want to.
Top it off with some tomato slices. Cut off two thick slices of tomato. Stack them on top of the lettuce and onion. A thick, meaty tomato would work the best for this.
Add some reasoning, if desired. Add a sprinkle of salt and a dash of pepper on top of the tomato slices. How much you use is entirely up to you!
Finish it off with a few slices of cheese. Carefully lay 1 to 2 slices of sharp, white Cheddar on top of the sandwich. Make sure that they are covering the tomatoes entirely. They will keep your sandwich from getting soggy.
If you don’t like Cheddar, try Swiss, Monterey Jack, or Provolone instead.
Place the final slice on top and serve the sandwich. For an extra-fancy touch, slice the sandwich in half diagonally from corner-to-corner. Stick a fancy toothpick or cocktail stick through each sandwich half to hold it together.[Edit]Tips
Just-baked homemade bread is fresher and tastier.
You can even toast the bread and make the cheese sandwich crispy and crunchy.
Experiment with different combinations and types of cheese.
Don’t be afraid to use different types of cheese together.
Sandwiches taste better if they are freshly-made. Don’t let them sit too long, or they will get greasy or soggy.
For a heartier twist on the cheese sandwich, consider making a Philly cheesesteak.[Edit]Warnings
Be careful with the knife when slicing the tomato and cheese.[Edit]Related wikiHows
Make a Ham and Cheese Sandwich
Make a Toasted Macaroni and Cheese Sandwich[Edit]References
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How to Get Rid of White Spots on Your Nails

Medically speaking, those little white marks that sometimes appear as dots or lines on finger and toenails are known as leukonychia. They are usually benign and due to an injury, an allergy, or a vitamin deficiency. For the most part, you can treat white spots at home with a variety of natural remedies. If white spots do not clear up, see a doctor for evaluation. In rare cases, white spots on nails can indicate underlying medical issues.

[Edit]Steps
[Edit]Using Home Remedies
Moisturize your nails daily. Make sure you use a moisturizer on your nails in addition to your hands. Rub a nourishing hand oil or vitamin E oil onto your fingernails every night before bed. This can help your nails stay strong and healthy and may reduce the appearance of white dots.[1]
Try essential oils. Essential oils have been known to heal white spots caused by injury to the nail or nail fungus. Tea tree oil and orange oil tend to work best. Mix a few drops of your essential oils with a carrier oil like olive oil and then rub the oil onto your fingernails. Orange oil should be left to soak for about 45 minutes while tea tree oil should soak for about 15 to 20 minutes.[2]
Always rinse and wash your nails after applying the oils.
Soak your nails in white vinegar and water. Mix one part white vinegar with one part water in a bowl. Dip your fingernails in the bowl. Soak them for 10 minutes and then rinse and dry your nails. Do this about four times a week and you may begin to see a reduction in white spots.[3]
If you have sensitive skin, use a higher water to vinegar ratio.
Rub lemon slices on your nails. Lemon has a lot of vitamin C and a deficiency in this vitamin sometimes causes white spots on nails. To use lemons, simply cut a lemon in half and rub the slice onto your fingernails. Leave the juice on for 20 to 30 minutes before rinsing and drying your nails.[4]
Soak your nails in unsweetened yogurt. Natural, unsweetened yogurt without added flavors can bolster nail health and potentially reduce the appearance of white spots. Place around three tablespoons of yogurt into a bowl and dip your nails in the bowl for 10 to 15 minutes. When you’re done, rinse your nails in warm water.[5]
You can also add a few drops of lemon juice or vitamin E oil to the yogurt.
Use alka seltzer tablets. Alka seltzer tablets have been known to reduce white spots for some. Drop a couple of tablets in warm water and soak your fingernails in the water for five minutes.[6]
Let them grow out. For the most part, patience is key to getting rid of white spots on nails. White spots will usually fade or grow out on their own with time. While you can take steps to speed up the process, sometimes you have just have to wait.[7][Edit]Making Lifestyle Changes
Change your diet. Deficiencies in zinc, vitamin C, calcium, and protein can sometimes cause white dots on nails. Upping your intake of these vitamins and minerals can help reduce spots.[8]
Eat fruits like oranges, lemon, grapefruits, and apples for added vitamin C.
Broccoli, cabbage, kale, turnips, poultry, fish, and nuts also provide the needed nutrients for nail health.
You can also try taking a multivitamin, which you can buy at any grocery store or drugstore. This can help if you have food sensitivities that prevent you from gaining nutrients directly from food.
Avoid biting and picking at your nails. You can actually damage your own nails through bad habits like picking and biting. If you’re prone to fiddling with your nails, stop doing it. With less picking and biting, you may notice a reduction in white spots.[9]
If you have difficulty not picking or biting your nails, try wearing bandaids over your nails. Painting your nails may also help, as you may not want to ruin freshly painted nails.
Adjust your footwear. If your toenails tend to get white spots as well, change the shoes you’re wearing. Tight, uncomfortable shoes can damage toenails, causing white spots. Switch the shoes you normally wear for roomier, more comfortable varieties and see if you notice a reduction in white spots.[10]
This is particularly important if you engage in activities like running, jogging, or other vigorous exercise. Comfortable tennis shoes are vital to your nail health.
Use gloves when cleaning. Never do things like dishes, dusting, or other household chores with bare hands. While such activities may not seem taxing, they can actually damage and dry out your nails. For optimal nail health, invest in a pair of rubber gloves for use when cleaning.[11]
Do not paint your nails too often. If you paint your nails regularly, try not to paint them two days in a row. Nail polish can dry out and damage nails, leading to issues like spots. You should also pay attention to how your nails react to polish. If you tend to get spots after using a particular polish, you may have an allergy that’s causing that reaction. Stop using that polish right away.[12]
Also, minimize manicures. Try to only get a professional manicure on special occasions if you’re prone to white spots.[Edit]Seeking Medical Care
See a doctor for white spots that do not go away. If your nail spots do not go away with a home treatment, make an appointment to see your doctor. While usually not harmful, white spots on nails can sometimes indicate underlying problems like anemia or liver issues.[13] Also, in the event you have nail fungus, you may need prescription medications.
Take oral anti-fungal drugs if your doctor prescribes them. If your doctor diagnoses a fungal infection as the cause of your white spots, they may give you a prescription for an oral anti-fungal medication. Typically, these medications are taken for 6 to 12 weeks and should eventually eliminate symptoms of nail fungus induced spots.[14]
Make sure you discuss any existing health problems you have before taking an anti-fungal medication. Anti-fungal medications can cause rashes or can damage the liver.
Try medicated nail polish or cream. A doctor may also prescribe an anti-fungal cream or polish that you apply to the nails. You usually apply the cream to your nails for a set period of time. This can range for a few weeks to up to a year.[15][Edit]Video
[Edit]Tips
You can also use a neutral colored polish to cover white spots, if you so desire.[Edit]Related wikiHows
Eat Healthy
Give Yourself a Manicure
Whiten and Moisturize Nails Naturally[Edit]References
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