Tag: grilled cheese


Grilled Mozzarella Sandwich with Anchovy-Olive Tapenade

Sometimes food inspiration just strikes, and sometimes you have to go searching for it. If you’re going to go searching, there’s no better place to go than San Francisco. Specifically, Tartine. Grilled cheese sandwiches are my kryptonite, but goodness I’ve been boring about them lately. Every day, the same. Two slices of whole-grain Bread Alone […]


Grilled Swiss and Roasted Fennel Sandwich

The grilled cheese sandwich is not some idle obsession or Pinterest fantasy. It plays a valuable role in my life. The grilled cheese sandwich always delivers. There are foods, like soup or yogurt, that automatically lead to a craving for more: dessert, steak, whatever. Technically, the yogurt and the soup provide plenty of calories to […]

Comfort Kitchen

Pepperoni Panini

It’s funny how in the last month, Pinterest has captured the attention of reporters, who have analyzed and unpacked it from all different angles. Funny in part because the people I know went through the angst and the confusion about the visual social media network (or whatever you want to call it) many moons ago, […]

Comfort Kitchen, Single Serving

French Onion Grilled Cheese

Check out my beloved Grilled Cheese Pinboard! My apologies: it’s the second to last day of January, and I’ve yet to post about grilled cheese. It doesn’t mean that 2012 isn’t a year of eating and writing about my favorite sandwich, er, meal. Fortunately, it’s a good one, a classic inspired by the rich French […]

Comfort Kitchen, Single Serving

Golden Zucchini Sandwich

BGSK’s Other Prize-Winning Grilled Cheese Sandwiches: Grilled Cheddar Sandwich with Pears and Pecans; Perfect Grilled Cheese; Grilled Mushroom-Cheddar Melts; Prosciutto & Fontina Panini with Arugula Pesto and Pickled Shallots. We believe there’s a pretty fine art to grilled cheese sandwiches, one that you too can achieve mastery at by watching this video. Look, they may […]

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Antipasti Grilled Cheese

Favorite Grilled Cheese Cobos: Grilled Cheddar Sandwich with Roasted Pears & Pecans; Perfect Grilled Cheese; Prosciutto & Fontina Panini with Arugula Pesto and Pickled Shallots; Radicchio & Mozzarella Toasts; Pesto Grilled Cheese; Grilled Mushroom-Cheddar Melts You know we love grilled cheese (for evidence, see above). In early January, I posted about this Grilled Cheddar Sandwich […]

Single Serving

Grilled Cheddar Sandwich with Pears and Pecans

DISH: Grilled Cheddar Sandwich with Pears and Pecans TYPE: Weekday Lunch MAIN INGREDIENTS: Homemade Bread, Cheese, Pears I adore grilled cheese by whatever name: quesadilla, panini, pizza (ok, maybe that last one’s a stretch). It is practically in my blood, at least the blood from my mother’s side. My father’s side almost universally detests cheese. […]

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Recipe Flash: Grilled Mushroom-Cheddar Melts

HEALTHY-ISH NAUGHTINESS: Grilled Mushroom-Cheddar Melts; Spinach Hash Browns or Sweet Potato Fries; Carrot Cake I love a good grilled cheese. But sometimes it just feels right to introduce a vegetable to the mix, even if that vegetable is sauteed in butter. This seems to be my rationale come summertime (otherwise known as bikini season). To […]