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It’s National Grilled Cheese Month! What makes a grilled cheese great?

It’s April, and that means it’s National Grilled Cheese Month! A whole calendar page dedicated to gobbling up gooey sandwiches overflowing with glorious melted cheese. Grilled cheese has certainly come a long way from the days of white bread, Kraft American Cheese (product) and butter. Now, even some of the swankiest restaurants offer a signature grilled cheese on their menu along with a hefty price tag. In my area, Café Muse in Royal Oak, Michigan has even managed to snag a coveted “Favorite Things” recommendation from Oprah for their havarti, mozzarella and Danish fontina concoction. Continue reading

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And The Winners Are….American Cheese Society hands out top cheese honors in Montreal

Congratulations to all the winners from this years’ American Cheese Society Conference. In case you missed it (like this mouse did…sadly) here is the list of winners:

 

BEST OF SHOW

Rogue Creamery, OR
Rogue River Blue

2nd PLACE (TIE)

Finica Food Specialties Limited, ON
(Mariposa Dairy, ON)
Lindsay Bandaged Goat Cheddar

Carr Valley Cheese Co, Inc., WI
Cave Aged Marisa

 

3rd PLACE

Fromagerie Du Presbytère, QC
Louis d’Or

 

See the entire list after the jump. See you all next year in Raleigh, North Carolina!
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Daniel Delaney answers the question “What is cheese?”

photo By Tammy Camp

It’s easy to take cheese for granted. To accept it at taste value, as it were, and not question where the whole idea of fermented milk products came from. Thanks to Daniel Delaney, creator and host of the weblog “WTF: What’s this Food” we have the answer.

Delaney began his food career in college, even doing an entire thesis on street food in New York City.  From there, the independent food media producer and entrepreneur created VendrTV, a weekly weblog devoted to the street food of New York and gained national media attention. Continue reading

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Mystery New Yorker doles out the grilled cheese goodness

Image from the Facebook page Bread.Butter.Cheese

Psst…hey buddy! Want some grilled cheese? Okay, so it doesn’t really go down like that, but a rogue New Yorker called Ronnie has been doling out the gooey goodness via text. Hungry customers text in their orders and Ronnie makes arrangements to meet them on a street corner for the drop off.

Daily selections are posted on the Facebook page Bread.Butter.Cheese

For obvious reasons, Ronnie has a strict a privacy policy, even remaining cloaked in darkness on a recent appearance of the “Today” show.

For more on the mysterious food mover, click the links below.

New York’s Sordid Underground Grilled Cheese Sandwich-Trade

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