April is National Grilled Cheese Month so our April Sandwich Night had to be grilled cheese of course. A Grilled Cheese Bar is perfect to bring family and friends together to build their own grilled cheeses on Sandwich Night in Grilled Cheese Month..
Here we are with our Grilled Cheese Bar on WFLA TV. Click on the link below to be inspired to build your own Grilled Cheese Bar.
Grilled cheese – a simple combination of butter, bread, and cheese. There is something truly magical about the soft butter spreading on bread, hitting a hot pan and browning perfectly while the cheese inside becomes ooey gooey. A truly sublime experience and one that can be enjoyed at any time of day for any meal or at snack time. Here are some of our favorite grilled cheeses shared with us on instagram by cheeselovers from around the foodiesphere – what great inspiration for your grilled cheese celebration.
Inspiration for your Grilled Cheese Party Bar
Everyone loves being in the kitchen for a party so we made the kitchen the party and set up a grilled cheese bar to bring everyone together for April Sandwich Night and to celebrate this great month. Don’t worry, if you miss Grilled Cheese Month, any day, any month, any hour is reason to celebrate the Grilled Cheese.
The great thing about grilled cheese – the measurements aren’t exact as grilled cheese is all about what looks right piled between the slices of bread. The sky is the limit – anything can go between two pieces of bread – so let your imagination soar.
1. Assemble a Plate of Cheeses
Most grocery stores these days have a wonderful cheese case where you can select many cheeses for your grilled cheese party. Pick some strong cheeses, some mild cheeses, some colorful cheeses, some savory, some sweet . . .we are drooling just thinking about it.
- Goat Cheese
- Blueberry Goat Cheese
- Cranberry Cheddar
- Cream Cheese
2. Gather a Basket of Breads
Be sure to look in both the baker section and the bread aisle of the grocery store to gather the best variety.
- Cranberry Walnut
- Hawaiian Sweet
- Sour Dough
3. Collect a Variety of Fun Toppings
Really let your imagination loose here. There is really nothing that can’t be put on a grilled cheese.
- Candied Bacon
- Oven Roasted Tomatoes
- Kalamata Olives
- Grilled Chicken
- Pico de Gallo
- Pulled Pork
- Crispy Onions
- Pickled Jalapenos
- Pickled Onions
- Fresh Herbs
- Peanut Butter
- Fig Jam
- Apricot Preserves
4. Set up several nonstick pans on your stovetop and let the party begin!!
Have people select their bread, cheeese, and fillings and help them build the perfect grilled cheese.
Here are some great sandwich inspirations that were shared and posted on Sandwich America this month.
Happy Sandwich Night and Happy Grilled Cheese Month!
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