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Grilled Cheese Sandwich 
Nov. 7, 2011 10:01 am 
Updated: Nov. 8, 2011 12:12 pm
Who invented the grilled cheese Americans know today? We will never know, but we can (given the ingredients) place it in time. Culinary evidence suggests our modern grilled cheese (consisting of processed cheese and sliced white bread) began in the 1920s. That's when affordable sliced bread and inexpensive American cheese hit the market. Government issue cookbooks tell us World War II Navy cooks broiled hundreds of "American cheese filling sandwiches" in ship's kitchens.

I normally brown all four sides of the bread, once the first to sides are done, just flip the bread, and load both slices with cheese, once the cheese melts put both sides together. I also like to use artisan bread or home made bread since it comes out more crunchy.<
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Nov. 7, 2011 10:17 am
Although I haven't tried it I've heard/read that mayonnaise works well in place of the butter.
Nov. 7, 2011 11:31 am
Nice trick, letting the cheese melt while sandwich is open faced. Prevents clumpy unmelted cheese and burned bread while waiting for cheese to melt. Genius. I will try it, Thanks for the tip.
Nov. 7, 2011 11:59 am
cheddar, please... while you've got the grill going and all... ;)
Nov. 7, 2011 4:56 pm
bd.weld never thought of that I may have to give it a try.
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