What makes a grilled cheese? Is it the golden, brown bread, crunchy warm and filled with buttery flavor? Is it the type of cheese used between the bread? Is it that illustrious “cheese pull”? Grilled cheese connoisseurs the world over would argue that a grilled cheese is simply bread and cheese – grilled.
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What makes a grilled cheese? Is it the golden, brown bread, crunchy warm and filled with buttery flavor? Is it the type of cheese used between the bread? Is it that illustrious “cheese pull”? Grilled cheese connoisseurs the world over would argue that a grilled cheese is simply bread and cheese – grilled. That once you start getting fancy with additions like tomato, pickles, bacon or caramelized onions it’s no longer a grilled cheese but a melt. Whatever side of the aisle you fall on between the melt or grilled cheese debacle, we can say with certainty that while “cheese” is in the name, a proper grilled cheese is all about the bread. Whether you go with traditional sandwich bread loaves or opt for grilled cheese sliders on rolls, you can’t go wrong with the subtly sweet and soft texture of King’s Hawaiian bread.
As the vehicle for the ooey, gooey goodness that is melty, hot cheese, the bread provides the structural integrity, texture and flavor that can make an okay grilled cheese spectacular. It all starts with a simple classic on a sliced loaf of sweet Hawaiian bread. A solid grilled cheese foundation, this bread allows your cheese of choice to shine – from provolone and monterey jack to american and cheddar – while providing the crunchy grilled texture on the outside along with the sweet soft texture on the inside for the ultimate grilled cheese experience. A classic grilled cheese needs a classic companion. Serve tomato soup on the side for a taste of comfort.
While the perfect grilled cheese requires buttered bread, we think that flavor could come through a bit more. One of the best ways to do that? Buttered Hawaiian rolls. This is one of the best breads for grilled cheese sliders. With it’s already savory butter flavor and perfect two bite size, this is an ideal bread for when you want to indulge.
Make a grilled cheese gourmet with a sweet and crisp twist. Using the Honey Wheat sliced bread, brie cheese and granny smith apple slices, you can elevate the grilled cheese and your tastebuds with this artisanal pair.
Kick it up a notch with Jalapeno rolls. Think of this grilled cheese as a jalapeno popper, but in a sandwich form. The sweet and spicy combo makes for one of the best grilled cheeses while giving a unique take on the classic. Try it with this jalapeno slider recipe or create your own concoction.
Grilled cheese, but make it breakfast. Try your next grilled cheese on an english muffin. THe holes and texture of the english muffin allow the cheese to fill every crevice for bites of melty goodness. Think breakfast sandwich, without the egg.