Grilled Cheese – An Ultimate Comfort Food

You’ve heard of wine connoisseurs, art connoisseurs, and music connoisseurs.

 Our cheese loving Social Media Manager, Jonathan is a grilled cheese connoisseur.  And without the pretension and snobby-ness that goes with being a connoisseur.

To help you celebrate National Grilled Cheese month, he shares with you his gooey and delicious favorites.

1. The classic

Two slices cheddar, Monterey jack or Swiss cheese between 2 slices country white bread; cook, flipping once, until golden.

2. The should be classic

Bacon and Tomato: Make Classic Grilled Cheese (No. 1), adding 3 slices crisp bacon and 1 slice tomato between the cheese.

3. Grilled cheese with apple and spice

Make Classic Grilled Cheese (No. 1) but replace the regular cheddar with aged cheddar. Add a sprinkle of parmesan cheese, sliced apples, and dash of hot sauce.

4. Crunchy grilled ham and cheese

Grilled ham and cheese is a another standard. Kick it up a notch with pickles and some chipotle mayo. Toss in a handful of salted potato chips and you have a crunchy- cheesy- salty- spicy- sandwich of your dreams. 

5. Bacon and egg grilled cheese with caramelized onions

Who says you can’t have a grilled cheese sandwich for breakfast? The addition of bacon and eggs is all you need to call it breakfast.  And it adds a great protein boost to start your day.

These five are his winners. Mix and match ingredients to discover your own new favorite.  Have you tried adding bacon and avocado?  How about buffalo chicken or ribs!?

What’s your favorite grilled cheese combo that you will be celebrating with this month?




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