Grown-Up Grilled Cheese Sandwiches with Cheddar and Shallot

From A Modern Take on Pizza and Grilled Cheese

Grown-Up Grilled Cheese Sandwiches with Cheddar and Shallot

Why This Recipe Works

In an attempt to liven up grilled cheese, some add so many ingredients that the cheese is an afterthought. Our grown-up grilled cheese sandwiches start with flavorful aged cheddar to which we add a small amount of wine and Brie. These two i...

Why This Recipe Works

In an attempt to liven up grilled cheese, some add so many ingredients that the cheese is an afterthought. Our grown-up grilled cheese sandwiches start with flavorful aged cheddar to which we add a small amount of wine and Brie. These two ingredients help the aged cheddar melt evenly without becoming greasy. A little bit of shallot increases the sandwiches’ complexity without detracting from the cheese, and a smear of mustard butter livens up the bread.

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A Modern Take on Pizza and Grilled CheeseSeason 14, Ep. 1404

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