Death On A Bun

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    The Friendly's Ultimate Grilled Cheese Burger Melt

    The Friendly's chain is the latest entrant into the wretched-excess fast-food sweepstakes, having introduced its Ultimate Grilled Cheese Burger Melt, a 1,500 calorie, 97-fat-gram obscenity that sandwiches a thick burger between two (yes, two) grilled-cheese sandwiches. Oh, plus some thousand-island dressing, and in a gentle nod to the vegetable kingdom, onions and mushrooms.

    Would any of you be willing to try this heart attack on a plate with a side of fries?

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    i take it you missed the thread on bacon turtles?
     
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    Not for me. I just don't eat fast food that much and then it's more likely to going to be Arby's. Fast food is entrenched in today's diet. I can remember when I did take my kids to MickeyD's they considered it a real treat. They're not addicted to the stuff either.
     
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    Makes me wanna...

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    Okay, that's excessive. But do you like grilled cheeseburgers with just one slice of grilled bread and cheese on each side (as nature intended)? It's two slices of bread of a difference. I used to make grilled cheese fried egg sandwiches. And have you tried Domino's cheesy bread sticks with garlic dipping sauce?

    I leave those things alone now, but I remember that life is delicious when you can actually hear your arteries slamming shut :lol:
     
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    I'd love one! I'd probably ditch the fries and bun though.
     
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    :eusa_eh: Bacon turtles? Yes I did miss that thread. Are we talking turtles like with caramel and pecans and chocolate and bacon?

    I'll go lookin' for it.
     
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    Blech, too much.

    Our fast-food is an occasional pizze, hoagie or cheesesteak. I ate at a McD's once or twice and . . . how the hell people eat there or similar places on any type of regular/consistent basis is beyond my knowledge.
     
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    Grilled cheese fried eggs sandwiches? OH do tell!
    I like making a fried egg sandwich from time to time, but I've never made one as part of or in addition to a grilled cheese sandwich.

    I prefer homemade burgers cooked over an open flame. Not too thick, but with a thick slice of American cheese, sauteed onions, mayo and maybe a squirt of ketchup.
     
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    yes i do. friendly's used to sell a sandwich just like that and it was my favorite.

    2 grilled cheese sandwiches around a burger is a bit too much for me.
     

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