Photography by Alex La u. February 18, 2015. lol I’m sure they have no idea who I am and my food isn’t dark and moody or high brow enough. Grub, created by Denise DeCarlo and Betty Fraser, offers the After-School Special featuring … Your incredible version looks much classier, and I’m kicking myself for not catching up on blog posts before going to the grocery store. Flip the sandwich, (add more butter to the pan if needed) and cook the other side until brown and … Macaroni and Cheese Recipe With Cheddar and Fontina Cheeses How are you? I love how melty and gooey all the cheese looks, and yes totally agree with you about loving a little bread with your cheese. Otherwise why bother and just have toasted bread with butter. You know how it goes! Pinned! And yes to the fontina plan you have! Heaven in a sandwich. decadent, I am not sure I could eat one. Yum, thanks for the inspiration! Ingredients 1 medium yellow flesh potato 2 large carrots 1 sprig fresh rosemary 1 sprig fresh thyme 1 tbs. You can really use any soft herbs you’d like here. Grilled cheese for grownups. I love the cheeses used. In the U.S. the cheese is typically younger, straw-yellow with a buttery, nutty taste. Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. You'll find fast and easy recipes from dinners to desserts that taste amazing and are geared for real life. Oh my gosh, these little grilled cheese sammies look too good! Niman Ranch applewood smoke ham (antibiotic-free), Wisconsin cheddar, whole grain mustard mayo and fontina on rosemary focaccia. Directions. This recipe for fontina and fig grilled cheese, is a winning combination of creaminess and sweet jammy flavors.. Fontina and Fig Grilled Cheese. This recipe looks PERFECT! Delish. LOL. Pinning for our next cold day! Place slices in a bowl and coat with lemon juice. You can press down on the sandwich gently so it will brown evenly, but don’t smash it. I’m the opposite — I’ve never owned a stand-up toaster, only the ones that look like mini ovens! BUT I bet I could share one!!! It is my old but goody favorite and I love your version with the fontina! See more ideas about fontina cheese, fontina, quick appetizers. Try this cooking class now Watch Class Cook the bacon in a large saute pan over medium heat until brown and crispy on both sides. In a food processor, combine the cheddar and Gruyère and pulse until a smooth paste forms. herbed fontina grilled cheese – the details. Butter the other slice of bread on 1 side and place it on top the cheese, buttered side up. It’s the star of the show. Slice, if desired, and serve immediately. By Dawn Perr y. Subscribe now to learn the secret copycat recipes the restaurants don't want you to know about! I used a sliced French baguette, but use your favorite bread. 1. Heat a large non-stick skillet over medium heat. And sometimes served with ketchup, just because. The garlic flavor pairs nicely with the cheese, bacon, and greens. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. SO CHEESY!! x, Thanks for the glowing comments you left me today! The two cheeses melt together and form a giant, oozing, hot beautiful mess. But my thoughts are that if you’re going to eat a grilled cheese, don’t forget about the cheese. Gorgeous bright photos. I will definitely be making some of these soon. These look insanely good! https://www.mashed.com/35549/ultimate-grilled-cheese-recipe I bet it’s so much better with Fontina cheese and that’s a great idea to cover the pan to help with the melting. Mini Sage-and-Fontina Grilled Cheese Sandwiches. As soon as I clicked through I was completely enraptured by all of those glorious images of molten, delicious grilled cheese and toasty golden bread. peanut butter comfort The cheese is aged and pungent, irregular in shape, covered with a dark brown rind. The texture is semi-soft, rich and creamy with a few very small holes. The fontina is tossed with fresh herbs and some thinly sliced scallions for a bit of onion bite. Fontina was originally made in the Aosta Valley region of the Italian Alps. :), I haven’t had grilled cheese in a long time but always used to eat grilled cheese with Kraft singles. I’m so hungry now haha Thanks for the recipe :), Oh my gosh Averie. Wow, I don’t know. Fontina melts beautifully in this grilled cheese. Love this sandwich! I love fontina for it’s supremely awesome melting powers. And my college and early 20s wine drinking days consisted of TONS of Tillamook extra sharp cheddar! Sandwich is best warm and fresh. It reminds me of the best grilled cheese sandwich I’ve ever had, which was at a tiny little coffee shop here where I live. Such a tease for someone needing to avoid gluten & dairy!! OMG I’m dying. Stir it together in one bowl in minutes and bake for cheesy comfort food, Macaroni and Cheese Baked Cheese Balls – A perfect use for the leftover macaroni that gets cold and stiff in your refrigerator. April is national grilled cheese month and you owe it to yourself to make one. Spread or brush the outside of the sandwich with 1 tablespoon mayo and cook until light golden brown, about 4-6 minutes. Make sure that every inch of bread is covered with sliced fontina and top with a pile about 1 to 2 inches high of grated mozzarella. I haven’t really made a grilled cheese sandwich with fontina before so I think that needs to change. 2 slices BelGioioso Fontina cheese 2 slices cooked bacon BelGioioso Mascarpone cheese or butter. Preheat a skillet, and melt 1 tablespoon butter over medium-low heat. Read More. I cannot handle how cheesy these grilled cheeses are! Other cheeses for a deluxe grilled cheese that melt nicely with great flavor include brie, Havarti, smoked gouda, or pepper Jack. Gruyere, Red Onion, Prosciutto, and Pepper on Rye. Place sandwiches near, but not directly over, the fire. Cooking with pumpkin, Yield: 1 small/med sandwich, double, triple, etc as necessary, Skinny Two-Ingredient 110-Calorie Mozzarella Cheese Sticks, Baked Triple Cheese and Salsa Tortilla Chip Dip, Baked Spinach, Artichoke, and Mozzarella Dip, Mango Basil Personal-Sized Tortilla Pizzas, Elizabeth @ Confessions of a Baking Queen, https://www.averiecooks.com/2013/03/pineapple-mango-vitamin-c-booster-smoothie.html, 2 slices bread (I used a soft, small French baguette; use your favorite), 1 to 2 tablespoons butter, softened for generous spreading (I use unsalted butter), about 1 to 2 ounces sliced fontina cheese, or enough to cover every inch of bread, about 1 to 2 ounces grated mozzarella cheese, enough to loosely pile 1 to 2 inches high. :). But every Wisconsin cheesemaker is an innovator as well, which is why we have so many Wisconsin originals, like colby and muenster. & And the best. Pinned! Other cheeses that melt nicely and offer great flavor include brie, Havarti, smoked gouda, or pepper Jack. Have a question about the nutrition data? Raclette. The chain discontinued the menu item, but you can make one using similar ingredients at home for a copycat version. But these look so Cheddar, Dijon Mustard, Bacon, Tomatoes, Avocado, and Pepper on Sourdough. Fontina and mozzarella melt very easily, but if you’re using say cheddar and American, covering is insurance to promote melting. olive oil sea salt and pepper to taste 3 types of white, soft cheese (Gruyère, Raclette, Swiss, Gouda, Provolone, Fontina, White Cheddar… Heat a griddle or skillet to medium heat. Spread BelGioioso Mascarpone on one side of each slice of bread. Directions. This was the best GC I’ve ever had since I don’t have any of those little cafe gems handy! Top of sandwich may slide off a bit from all the cheese. They are.so.good. I just saw your bean salad on FG today and it looked delish! Grub. Grilled cheese gets dressed up and goes gourmet. Growing up, I ate more than my fair share of grilled cheese. :), *Beautiful pictures Averie* that’s what I meant to say until spell check did it’s own thing, My mouth is watering literally. It’s warm, gooey comfort food at it’s finest. Garlicky Grilled Cheese with Bacon and Spinach allows you to have your grilled cheese without the guilt! It’s an Italian cheese that’s rich and creamy, so it melts beautifully in the sandwich. I am dying over the melty yumminess. Serve with an extra little dollop of fig jam (and wine) and enjoy! Worth extra cardio for :) Normally I’d reserve that for sweets but this was a savory worth having! Nacho Grilled Cheese. It would taste especially good after a late night out, for a lazy brunch, or dinner when you just can’t deal with anything more complicated. Gorgeous grilled cheese! Check this box to be notified by email with a reply. We live on grilled cheese in this house and I would eat way too many of these. Cover the pan (helps to melt the cheese more quickly so either side doesn’t become too browned before cheese melts) and cook for 2 to 3 minutes, or as necessary, until bottom of bread is golden browned. This is the cheesiest grilled cheese I’ve ever had, and the best. Dijon mustard and black pepper cut through the saltiness and fattiness of the avocado and bacon. Wouldn’t this just be heavenly with a big bowl of tomato soup? Dang dairy allergies! Today, Fontina is made all over Italy, as well as in, France, Quebec, Argentina, and several Scandinavian countries. Make sure that every inch of bread is covered with sliced fontina and top with a loose pile about 1 to 2 inches high of grated mozzarella. Please note: I have only made the recipe as written, and cannot give advice or predict what will happen if you change something. Fontina, mushroom and cheddar grilled cheese sandwiches with tomato soup. Beautiful pictures Averse. A cheesemonger specializes in the buying and selling of high-quality She’s such a great girl :), gorgeous Averie! Let cook until lightly golden brown and flip over each slice of bread. ... 2 ounces fontina cheese, shredded (about 1/2 cup) ... Will swap for white cheddar and fontina next time. Generously sprinkle on the mozzarella, completely covering the fontina, so it’s loosely piled 1 to 2 inches high, mounded up and puffy. A comfort classic at its finest!! See more ideas about Fontina cheese, Fontina, Recipes. Melty cheese always gets me! Nothing wrong with Velveeta and Miracle Whip :) I grew up on it. For this traditional favorite, we chose wisely and went with a freshly baked French demi loaf. Thanks for pinning :) And that smoothie I was talking about https://www.averiecooks.com/2013/03/pineapple-mango-vitamin-c-booster-smoothie.html Great minds :). 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