grilled cheese

Cheddar, Fig Jam and Rosemary Candied Pecan Panini

September 17, 2013
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Well, that was quite a week! The Ultimate Panini Press Cookbook debuted as the #1 grilling cookbook on Amazon (all right, after Labor Day maybe that’s not all that hard to do, but still – #1!) thanks in large part to all of you, so THANK YOU for your incredible support. Today’s Cheddar, Fig Jam […]

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Sweet Corn Grilled Cheese with Smoked Gouda, Scallions, and Chile Butter

April 3, 2013
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So now that we’ve recapped on my Top 16 Grilled Cheese Recipes, let’s go ahead and add a few more to that list during Grilled Cheese Month, shall we? You don’t need to wait until summer to love today’s new recipe – Sweet Corn Grilled Cheese with Smoked Gouda, Scallions, and Chile Butter. Raise your […]

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Kale, Grilled Garlic and Cheddar Panini

January 9, 2013
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Is it too soon post-New Year’s for something indulgent like grilled cheese? I didn’t think so either. No two ways around it, these Kale, Grilled Garlic and Cheddar Panini are grilled cheese sandwiches. But they are also vehicles for a lot of healthy, nutrient-rich kale (which, by the way, even my children managed to allow […]

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Grilled Cheese Panzanella Salad…and More Cooking on TV!

July 15, 2012
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Summer is usually a time when I relax a bit but things couldn’t be busier around here! In between wrapping up my cookbook manuscript, shuttling my two little kids around to their camps and swim lessons and judging two dessert competitions at the San Diego County Fair (ok, that wasn’t so difficult) I also managed […]

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Grilled Jarlsberg with Shaved Asparagus and Arugula Pesto + Grilled Cheese Kit Giveaway!

April 25, 2012
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My sisters and I would always urge our mom to start at the deli when we accompanied her to the supermarket growing up. Actually, we referred to it “The delicatessen!”,  another one of those words (like “pocketbook”, “dungarees” and “tunafish”) that my family brought over to California from New York. Whatever you want to call […]

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Chips and Guacamole Grilled Cheese + Q & A with Laura Werlin

April 23, 2012
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  When you ask a cheese expert like Laura Werlin – a grilled cheese expert, no less – to share one of her favorite grilled cheese recipes, you gotta be ready for something pretty unbelievable. The James Beard award-winning author immediately suggested her Chips and Guacamole Grilled Cheese: smooth-melting Colby and Jack cheeses, dotted with tangy […]

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Rajas Grilled Cheese Panini + Tillamook Cheese Giveaway!

April 19, 2012
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Rajas…isn’t it great when you can finally put a name to something you’ve been eating forever? I never knew until about a year ago that bold-flavored strips of roasted chiles and onions are called rajas. I made the connection not in the context of rajas con crema or any other traditional Mexican dish. Nope, my […]

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Brie, Basil, Bacon & Blue Panini…and a Breville Panini Press Giveaway!

April 16, 2012
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Brie, basil, bacon and blue…can you tell I’ve been reading more than my fair share of Dr. Seuss lately? Well, it’s just a happy coincidence that all of these great ingredients start with “B” (as does Breville, which is sponsoring a fantastic panini press giveaway today!). They happen to combine into a pretty amazing grilled […]

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Grilled Gruyere with Red Onion Confit…plus Q & A with “Cheese Wiz” Gina Freize!

April 12, 2012
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We’re almost halfway through April – it’s about time we started celebrating National Grilled Cheese Month, don’t you think? Today – April 12 – has been designated (by whom, I don’t know) as National Grilled Cheese Day, which I suppose makes it an especially important day within Grilled Cheese Month. We’ve got an especially delicious […]

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Cheddar and Apple Butter Panini with Rosemary Candied Pecans

December 14, 2011
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I don’t know exactly how many panini recipes I’ve posted featuring cheddar and apples (four come to mind) but it’s got to be one of my favorite combinations. I couldn’t help but come up with yet one more once I read this Rosemary Apple Butter Grilled Cheese post on Framed Cooks. The addition of fragrant, […]

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