Sunday, February 19, 2012

It’s what’s for lunch

I made it two full weeks on the same grocery cart of groceries and aside from a few lunches in my employer’s cafĂ© we ate all our meals at home. I still have a few soups that I didn’t get around to making, but I’ll be honest, some days I don’t feel much like cooking. So, I fell back on some old favoritesSmile



Grilled cheese!



Growing up I watched my mom butter both sides of the bread before putting it in the pan. Since I’ve been experimenting more in the kitchen lately I decided to mix it up a bit.



I melt a little bit of butter in a pan and throw freshly sliced bread (slightly stale bread is even more awesome) in the butter. I’ve found that I actually use less butter using this method.

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Sorry for the high contrast…most of my kitchen is white, especially the stove!



I’m looking forward to summer when I can add some fresh-from-the-garden basil and tomatoes to the mozzarella. My own caprese sandwich, if you will.

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This is the finished product, and yes, that is Duc behind the sandwich protecting it. I think he was afraid I was going to steal it!

3 comments:

Kelli February 20, 2012 at 9:44 PM  

I'd steal that sandwich, Duc! I LOVE cheese...just saw a recipe for grilled cheese made on hollowed out foccacia bread. Now I really want to try it!

Tracy - www.myminivanrocks.com February 23, 2012 at 2:24 PM  

Don't mess with a man's grilled cheese!

Nicole March 11, 2012 at 11:17 PM  

That looks yum!

I was searching around for single parent adoption blogs (I'm still a cpl years from starting the process), hope you don't mind of I read along for a bit!

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