A New Look at an American Classic
In case you didn’t know, April is National Grilled Cheese Month. So, what better time to unveil our new microsite – GrilledCheeseAcademy.com ? Home to 30 masterpiece creations, the Grilled Cheese Academy redefines this longtime culinary classic by thinking beyond the single slice of cheese and white bread archetype. Featuring unique recipes, mouthwatering photography, and helpful grilling tips, the Grilled Cheese Academy is an institution dedicated to the tastiest and most sublime grilled cheese sandwiches ever made – all featuring Wisconsin Cheeses. What’s more, you can even submit your very own recipes and photographs for the recipe gallery. Visit GrilledCheeseAcademy.com to experience a whole new world of grilled cheese sandwich bliss.
At press time (ha!!) I have e-mailed these cheesy pranksters to see what in the world this is about and haven’t heard back yet. But that didn’t stop my salivary glands from reaching overload as I read through the 30 pages on their site. Slightly put off by the cutesy narrator I foraged ahead:
Sandwich Directory: I settled on the “Buffalo Bill” as it had two cheeses for my melting pleasure. The recipe was longer than I hoped and the pairing didn’t include wine, but, I still want it.
“It’s Wisconsin Blue and Monterey Jack perfectly complemented by crispy fried chicken and buffalo wing sauce.”
Cheese Index: Now here were descriptors of some very basic cheeses so if you really want to know what Port Wine Cheese spread is, and can’t tell by it’s name, have at it.
Submit a Recipe: You must log on to Facebook and, if you don’t have a Facebook account, the cheesy people offer a “create one here” button. I’m a huge FB fan, so I say go for it. I like that FB has become so accepted that now, perchance, I can gain more cheesy friends. (You decipher that one.)
Recipe Gallery: Has several golden spatulas awaiting pics of sandwiches to replace them, but the recipes are there. Methinks this is a new site. So, while I wait for a return e-mail, I will log onto Facebook…and peruse a wee bit more.
So, dear reader, as it’s not served up on the side of this site, what’s your favorite wine pairing cheese?
(FTC disclosure: No one gave me any cheese.)