Mouthwatering Grilled Cheese Recipes

Nothing says comfort food better than a mouthwatering grilled cheese sandwich. Filling tummies all around the world, this culinary classic is one of the best meals you can have after a long day at work or even during a stormy night. In celebration of National Grilled Cheese Day on April 12, we give you our favorite versions of this all-time wonder:

Barbecue Bacon Grilled Cheese Sandwich

This recipe combines three wonderful things everyone loves: grilled cheese, barbecue, and bacon. Here’s what you need to cook up this appetizing creation:

2 slices of bread
2 tablespoons of your favorite barbecue sauce
Sliced cheddar cheese
Shredded Monterey Jack cheese
5 slices of honey-cured bacon
Salted butter

1. Spread the barbecue sauce evenly on a piece of bread. Add your sliced cheddar, bacon, and Monterey Jack. Top it off with the other slice of bread.

2. Heat your skillet over medium fire. Once it’s hot enough, add your butter.

3. Place your sandwich on the skillet. Make sure it absorbs the butter. Cook for 5 minutes or until the cheese melts. Flip the sandwich and let it cook for another 4 minutes. Serve hot with a side of fries or potato chips.

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Top 5 Kid-friendly Valentine’s Treats

The day of hearts celebrates all kinds of love. It’s time to show your kids just how diverse love is.

As the month of February arrives, love songs fill the air; shops and restaurants turn their eyes on lovers and all things romantic for Valentine’s Day. But the day of hearts is not simply for lovers, but for everyone who loves. Continue reading “Top 5 Kid-friendly Valentine’s Treats”

Wednesday Wind-Down: Traditional Comfort Food

Food is a source of comfort for many of us. What better way to free your body and mind from the hustle and bustle of everyday life than by relaxing with some classic home recipes. Traditional comfort food soothes our senses because it reminds us of warm, joyous childhood memories.  Give yourself a break with these ten refreshing favorites:

Mac and Cheese

mac and cheese
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Although this dish has its origins in Italy, baked macaroni and cheese has become a classic American food since it was introduced to the country in the 18th Century. Who wouldn’t be elated by this creamy blend of pasta and cheese? Even a spoonful is enough to make you feel cozy.

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