Thomas Jefferson, Caramel Apple, Bacon Brie, Caramelized Onion, and Much More

Grilled Cheese Roundup: Thomas Jefferson, Caramel Apple, Bacon Brie, Caramelized Onion, and Much More

Another, somewhat longer, installation of the Grilled Cheese Roundup. Hope you enjoy, especially because somehow Thomas Jefferson and cheese are mentioned in the same sentence! Thomas Jefferson & Cheese (courtesy Parmesan.com) A case could be made that one of the American founding fathers, Thomas Jefferson, helped popularize Italy’s Parmesan cheese in America. It seems likely […]

Cinnamon Bread Grilled Cheese

Cinnamon Bread Grilled Cheese

A week ago the folks and I traveled to the great city of Pittsburgh and the Strip District for a min-vacation. For the first time, I went to the Strip with grilled cheese on the mind. With many bakeries selling fresh out of the oven bread, it was a perfect place to purchase bread for […]

Gruyere & Gorgonzola w/Hazelnut Butter Grilled Cheese

Gruyere & Gorgonzola w/Hazelnut Butter Grilled Cheese

When The Christian Science Monitor volunteered to send me a copy of Laura Werlin‘s new grilled cheese cookbook, grilled cheese please, in turn for a review, I asked where do I sign. Seemed like a no brainer to me. The last time I wrote a book review was probably sometime in grade school for some […]

Martha Stewart: Martha Stewart's 'Grown-Up Grilled Cheese Sandwiches

Martha Stewart’s ‘Grown-Up Grilled Cheese Sandwiches’

Who would have guessed Martha Stewart would know how to cook an awesome grilled cheese sandwich let alone multiple yummy grilled cheese sandwiches? Definitely not me. Thanks to padgett hoke, I stumbled on Ms. Stewart’s recipes (and awesome photos), both vegetarian and carnivorous. With me being Kosher, I have focused on the non-meat recipes, but […]

Greens & Mushrooms Panini

Greens & Mushrooms Panini (NY Times)

I stumble across a nice amount of grilled cheese recipes on the Internet but normally read them and then close the browser tab never looking back. This was not the case with NYtimes.com’s Greens and Mushroom Panini. The recipe calls for greens, such as kale, chard, turnip greens or mustard greens, none of which I […]

Staging: Learning the Food Industry From the Inside

As I have been writing recently, I am now knee deep into the restaurant industry after leaving my webmaster position. Right now, that simply means me working full-time at the Cafe @ Nordstrom. I am trying to learn as much as I can there as well as gain outside perspectives within the food industry. Last […]

Croissant with Grilled Spinach & Goat Cheese

Croissant with Grilled Spinach & Goat Cheese

This week, I decided that I was going to call AOL’s bluff and see if they really knew grilled cheese sandwiches. I was about to put them to the test. I decided that I was going to follow one of AOL’s recipes. Ever since I started this project, I have been using some sort of […]