November 13, 2012

The People Have Spoken: Grilled Cheese Is Better Than Sex.

I was split 50/50 over what I wanted to blog about today until I asked Twitter:
 
Clearly, the people have spoken.

It has been freezeballs in Texas the past few days,
and nothing says "Warm me up!" like a grilled cheese sandwich.

Right? Right.

When TJ asked what was for dinner last night and I replied with
"Grown Up Grilled Cheese",
he inquisitively asked "What is a grown up grilled cheese?"

My answer:

"It's a grilled cheese sandwich. For grown ups. Duh."


INGREDIENTS:
Sourdough Bread
Crispy Bacon
Salted Butter
Gouda and Sharp Cheddar Cheese
Avocado, mashed and mixed with salt, pepper and garlic powder

And, for the sake of allowing me to try out my new camera, in case you don't know how to make a grilled cheese sandwich, I am here to help you:
 
DIRECTIONS:
1. Spread softened butter on one side of bread and mashed avocado on the other side

2. Assemble cheese and cooked bacon on top of the avocado

3.  Place sandwich butter side down on a skillet over medium heat - cook 3 minutes

4. Using a spatula, flip that sucker over and cook for another 3 minutes

5. Slice down the center with a knife to ensure that the cheesy goodness has melted

6.  Devour. I suggest tomato soup on the side.
 
Today, in place of the bacon and avocado I used shaved buffalo chicken and blue cheese, and added spinach and Franks Red Hot. It was amazeballs.
 
Do you use a special bread, cheese or other add-on for your grilled cheese?
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11 comments

  1. that sandwich sounds amazing! no more boring just bread and cheese for me :D

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  2. I could go for that right now! Looks amazing. I love grilled cheese .. awesome comfort food!

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  3. Yup. That's totally better than sex ;)

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  4. Kym - looks and sounds so great! I came across a website (via Pinterest, obviously!) with ideas for up to 50 different grilled cheeses! http://www.foodnetwork.com/recipes-and-cooking/50-grilled-cheeses/index.html

    Grown-up Grilled Cheese for the win!

    www.kevandautumn.blogspot.com

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  5. um, can you please send me some Frank's because I miss that stuff way too much. In other news, have you seen this web site http://www.grilledcheesesocial.com/ ? They do a million awesome grilled cheeses!

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  6. Sitting at my desk starving and now DYING for a grown up grilled cheese. I'll take one of each variety please...love me some avocado AND hot sauce! I will DEFINITELY be trying these one day soon! Perfect for snowy winter days (in NJ at least)!

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  7. That sounds like the ultimate grilled cheese!!! So yummy!!!

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  8. oh. my. HEAVEN! i think my elbow just slipped int he puddle of drool on my deask. i don;t even know what to say about that sandwich....

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  9. So, I've heard of the grown up grilled cheese before but never this recipe! It sounds and looks wonderful! I'll have to try it!

    Lacey @ And They Call Me Mommy

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