Because I'm an uncultured American whose definition of cheese is Velveeta and whose idea of bread begins and ends with wonderment, I could never dream up the magic that is a Raclette. I would never be so bold to melt a wheel of cheese and be so daring to spread that gooey goodness onto toast.
Grilled cheese sandwiches are usually a simple slapping combination of bread and cheese but the result is never as delicious as you imagine. Alton Brown has another way to make a grilled cheese sandwich that is truly grilled and looks absolutely fantastic. Watch him walk you through the process. He's pretty much…
The Flip was an amazing gadget once upon a million years ago because it was stupid simple. So it's kind of mind-blowing Flip creator Jonathan Kaplan's next project is a weirdly techno-gimmicky grilled cheese restaurant called The Melt.
The grilled cheese is usually a humble affair. Bread. Butter. Cheese. Not for Eleven Madison Park's Daniel Humm, who turns the plebeian snack into an supersandwich—using only an 8" knife and a, broiler, and grocery store ingredients.