Grilled Cheese, Please!: 50 Scrumptiously Cheesy Recipes
by Laura Werlin
Inside 'Grilled Cheese, Please', award-winning cheese expert Laura Werlin presents 50 recipes that elevate the classic grilled cheese sandwich to a culinary center-of-the-plate meal changer through innovative and delicious recipes such as Say Ole (Two Cheeses, Guacamole, Bacon, and a Corn Chip Crust); Brie, Mozzarella, and Sauteed Pears with Blue Cheese Butter; and Cheddar, Chorizo, Apples, and Pickled Onions on Ciabatta. The recipes are divided into seven chapters that are arranged by topics such as Grilled Cheese on the Go, Ethnic-Inspired, Meat and Cheese, and Veggie and Cheese among others. 'Grilled Cheese, Please' features full-color photography, along with sections highlighting the best cooking techniques, melting cheeses, and other "best" grilled cheese insights, as well as a list of restaurants, stands, and mobile trucks across the country where grilled cheese is the focus, not the side dish.
Perfectly timed to coincide with National Grilled Cheese Month, 'Grilled Cheese, Please' encourages melted cheese enthusiasts to expand their grilled cheese horizons by enjoying these riffs on the original and in the process become seduced all over again by the velvety goodness found within.
Who doesn't like a grilled cheese sandwich? There's something so deeply satisfying about biting into the crispy bread with melted cheese in the middle. For those looking to add a little "oomph!" to this comfort food staple, this is the cookbook for you.
There are a variety of recipes that will appeal to both vegetarians and carnivores, but this book is so much more than just that. There is also useful information on what types of cheese melt best for the sandwich, techniques to get the grilled cheese cooked just right, and a section on restaurants and food trucks that feature great versions of the sandwich. There are even gorgeous full-page photos that invite you to eat the book. Award-winning cheese expert Laura Werlin hits all the right culinary notes in this book that any grilled cheese fan will enjoy. (amazon.com - Michelle Snow, Orlando, FL)
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Laura Werlin is a highly respected authority on cheese. As the author of four books on the subject, each of which have been honored with an award, including a James Beard, IACP, and the World Gourmand Award for Best Cheese Book for her classic, 'Great Grilled Cheese', Werlin is frequently invited to lead professional--and consumer-level seminars and classes at events, including the prestigious Food and Wine magazine Classic at Aspen, the Santa Fe Wine &and Chile Fiesta, and The Cheese School of San Francisco. She is also often asked to judge food and wine competitions across the country, including the American Cheese Society annual cheese competition and most recently the Grilled Cheese Invitational in Los Angeles.