Ladies and Gentlemen, The great Chester Cheetah once said, “It’s not easy being cheesy.” However, when you’re out of all your common snack foods, and you need a simple and quick meal, that’s delicious and nutritious, there’s only one solution. The easy cheesy Grilled Cheese Sandwich. The popularity of the grilled cheese sandwich is a culinary phenomenon, taking over the world by storm. But little is known about the history of the grilled cheese, the art of making the grilled cheese, and why this sandwich is so famous that even Egyptian rulers were buried with it. Hopefully, we can introduce you to this stove top wonder and by the end make you all experts in the field of grilled cheese. So with introductions out of the way, what spawned this amazing edible creation?
The history of the Grilled cheese or the cooked bread and cheese starts off as an ancient food, according to food historians, popular across the world in many cultures; evidence indicates that in the U.S., the modern version of the grilled cheese sandwich originated in the 1920s when inexpensive sliced bread and American cheese became easily available. The cheese dream became popular during the Great Depression. It was originally made as an open faced sandwich, but the top slice of bread became common by the 1960s. U.S. government cookbooks describe Navy cooks broiling "American cheese filling sandwiches" during World War II. Many versions of the grilled cheese sandwich can now be found on restaurant menus across the United States. But why limit yourself to going to restaurants for this meal. Grilled cheese sandwiches are actually quite simple to make, let’s review the steps. The first step is to obtain a frying pan of the correct size for the number of sandwiches you can handle at one time. I would suggest attempting to make one grilled cheese first, and once you have that mastered, you can then advance to making two grilled cheese sandwiches at the same time. After you have selected your...
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