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Apr 23, 2007 07:21 PM

your favorite cheese for grilled cheese sandwiches?

I've been experimenting... whats your favorite?

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  1. Anything but american/velveeta/other processed cheeses. My favorite is to use two or three different types, one of which is usually a good sharp cheddar. And ALWAYS butter (not margarine) the bread.

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    1. re: mojoeater

      Yep, I agree, many kinds. Last week, I made on good thick Challah. Prov., munster, sharp cheddar and smoky gouda. Added thin slices of tomato to the middle. I grill 1/2 first and put into the oven to broil the top - tomatoes and 1 slice of the cheese, then add to the other half that's in the pan. This assures the tomato is cooked and the middle of the sammy is melted. YUMMO! I add grainy mustard or a yeh bit of wasabi mayo - can't be beat! :)KQ

      1. re: Jimmy Buffet

        Right there with you. I will occasionally play with others, but I always come back to Kraft slices and Campbell's Tomato soup.

        1. re: ccbweb

          I, too, love Campbell's condensed tomato soup (always with milk and never water). But I just can't get over the non-cheese.

      2. Double Gloucester cheese...Incredible!

        1. Brie or Camembert between French bread. Smoked Gouda between whole wheat or multi-grain. Technically not grilled cheese: grated fresh pecorino on fried organic Russian rye bread.

            1. re: piccola

              Second fontina. Fruilano as well, on a bread with some character and a nice glass of wine. Great meal.

              1. re: pepper_mil

                I actually dig it on fruit and/or nut bread - the crusty European kind, not the soft Sun Maid kind.