Finally, I have returned with a new grilledshane original creation. Sure, I flirted with a sandwich that highlighted an awesome local cheese, but it has been forever since I actually created a new grilledshane original. It was time. It was definitely time. I haven’t truly made […]
I have only created one Thanksgiving grilled cheese sandwich in the three plus years of this blog. I wanted to change that this year. After my 2009 creation, Pumpkin Pie Grilled Cheese, I had a lot to live up to. I had to make this grilled cheese bigger and better. I had to think far outside the box. I had to push myself. I had to include butternut squash. I think I succeeded but you must be the judge… (more…)
Recently, I traveled to Whole Foods to see if they had any type of potato bread (mix, fresh, not fresh) to turn this awesome Daily Spud recipe into a grilled cheese. Instead I stumbled on Whole Foods’ “cheese remnant” section (which I had thought they […]
As I previously mentioned, the family traveled to West Side Market, where we purchased multigrain bread and I made an awesome Smoked Cheddar Grilled Cheese. However, I didn’t tell you the complete story. I didn’t tell you about our cheese purchase: Le Merlemont from The […]
Recently, the sous chef, mr. sous chef and I traveled to the West Side Market, looking for various bargains. Many, many years ago, the family and a shorter version of myself would go. My small size lead me to be scared/intimidated by the the large crowds leading to a freaked out grilledshane. Just picture that for a second…a small, afraid shane. Its funny!
This time, however, I was not scared, just overwhelmed. Outside are many, many produce stands with people selling any mainstream vegetable or fruit that you could think of. If you can’t find something you like there, well then, I have no idea what you like. On the inside are permanent stands selling everything from meat and dessert to popcorn and pasta. I found a fantastic, homemade multigrain bread that I just needed to have. It looked delicious. It would be perfect for a grilled cheese. (more…)
Welcome back to grilledshane.com. Please, pull up a chair and stay awhile.
It has been awhile but I am glad to be back creating and cooking grilled cheese sandwiches. This spring/summer has brought new adventures and renewed optimism in pursuing my culinary dreams. Changes are a constant but I hope they are for the better.
This new grilled cheese sandwich includes two great stories, one including the awesome people at Tillamook Cheese and the other including one awesome Whole Foods employee. I will start with the cheese… (more…)