The Grown-Up Grilled Cheese: 20 Ways to Grow Old With The One You Love
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The Grown-Up Grilled Cheese: 20 Ways to Grow Old With The One You Love

Maybe you’ve outgrown the grilled-American-cheese-on-Wonder-Bread of your childhood, but that’s no reason to call it quits on your old lunchtime friend — the peerless, the inimitable, the sandwich champion-of-the-world, the grilled cheese. Bread preferences and sandwich perspectives may change, but melted cheese is forever.

1. Persimmon Grilled Cheese with Goat Cheddar and Prosciutto: Lunch. Capital L. (via A Girl Defloured)

2. Brussels Sprout and Garlic Grilled Cheese: Our favorite way to go green. (via Now Stir It Up)

3. Chorizo and Tater Tot Grilled Cheese: Responsibly irresponsible. (via From Away)

4. Fontina + Blackberry Basil Smash Grilled Cheese: The cheese. It speaks to me. (via How Sweet It Is)

5. Spinach and Artichoke Grilled Cheese: According to the laws of calories and nutrition, the green veggies mean you get to double up on the cheese. (via Joy the Baker)

6. Crispy Zucchini Grilled Cheese with Dijon Horseradish Aioli: Put some fried stuff inside your grilled cheese. (via How Sweet It Is)

7. Croque Monsieur with Prosciutto and Manchego: Le hungry? (via Chew Town)

8. Fontina Grilled Cheese with Braised Short Ribs and Brandied Fig Jam: Can’t stop. Won’t stop. (via Yes to Yolks)

9. Pumpkin, Chocolate and Brie Grilled Cheese: Wave your freak flag. (via Two Peas and Their Pod)

10. Fig and Goat Cheese Grilled Cheese: The stuff of dreams. (via PDX Food Love)

11. Grilled Kimcheese: How to make a great food even greater? Build a grilled cheese around it. (via Steamy Kitchen)

12. Caprese Grilled Cheese: Caprese 2.0. (via Domestic Superhero)

13. Brie and Blueberry Waffle Grilled Cheese: Is this love? (via Damn Delicious)

14. Frico Grilled Cheese: Cheese on the inside. Cheese on the outside. More cheese, please (via Smitten Kitchen)

15. Spicy Mini Meatball Grilled Cheese: Do want. (via How Sweet It Is)

16. Grilled Cheese with Fig Preserve, Apple and Pumpkin Seeds: Keeping it classy. (via Flourishing Foodie)

17. Steak and Potato BBQ Grilled Cheese: Because a steak-less grilled cheese is so bourgeois. (via BS in the Kitchen)

18. Cobb Grilled Cheese: More fun than salad. (via Foodie Crush)

19. Lamb Grilled Cheese: The cheese is very happy to see you. (via Pass the Sushi)

20. Roasted Mushroom Grilled Cheese with Cheddar and Chèvre: Get it. (via The Roaming Kitchen)

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