Grown-Up Grilled Cheese Sandwiches with Cheddar and Shallot

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Appears in Cook's Illustrated September/October 2013, America's Test Kitchen TV

The grilled cheese conundrum: Young cheeses have no taste but melt perfectly, while aged cheeses have sophisticated flavor but turn grainy. We wanted the best of both worlds.

SERVES 4

TIME 45 minutes

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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...

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