The Daily Southerner, Tarboro, NC

Food

March 20, 2013

LUSCIOUS GRILLED CHEESE

TARBORO — I love grilled cheese sandwiches. That's probably true of most of us. But, when you think of a grilled cheese sandwich, what do you think of? Two slices of bread, a bit of butter and the kind of cheese that is individually wrapped that you put on most of your other sandwiches. Right? That was always my vision of a grilled cheese sandwich. Mostly because that is what my mother made when I was growing up.

That is the "classic" grilled cheese and they are very tasty and bring back fond memories of childhood. They don't satisfy my love for cheese or for grilled sandwiches. I hope that what you will see today will do that for you!

The first recipe is the classic grilled cheese. It's easy and quick and tasty.  Even if you make that type, use good cheese and good bread!

The second recipe is from Paula Deen, my hero. It's grilled apple, bacon and cheddar! It's also topped off with a roasted red onion mayo. The mayo can be used on the other sandwiches too.

The third recipe is a Cuban grilled cheese sandwich. This means that it has ham and kosher pickles and dijon mustard. You will love it. It's made on French Bread, which is a great bread for any grilled cheese sandwich.

The next is a spicy grilled cheese sandwich. It has jalapeños on it. If you don't want the heat, you can use milder peppers in their place.

The next is blue buffalo. It's wonderful! It has blue cheese and chicken. This will become a favorite, I think.

The last recipe is grilled onion and cheese on beer bread. This tastes even better than it sounds!

Wow! I think it's grilled cheese time at my house! Catch you later.

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