This dish is a Kentucky favorite. Easy to make and can be made 3 to 4 days ahead. The mornay sauce can be added to macaroni and baked
Take a casserole dish and begin layering - toast, turkey, ham and mornay sauce - repeat process
Top casserole with tomatoes,quartered bacon, grated parmesan and parsley
Bake at 350 for 30 to 40 minutes. You can make this ahead and refrigerated for 3 to 4 days
Slit the onion and stuff the bay leaf into the onion
In a sauce pan heat the milk, adding the onion and bay leaf until it comes to a simmer/scald (form a skin on top).
add the chicken base.
In a separtate pan, melt the butter. Whisk in the flour to make a roux
Remove the onion and bay leaf from the milk and slowly whisk in the roux until incorporated. Bring to a boil to thicken
Let sit for 10 - 15 minutes. Tasted and adjust seaonings
Pull off heat, add the white cheddar cheese and whisk until is is fully incorporated