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21 Recipes For Grilled Cheese Sandwich Day


At culture, we never need an excuse to tuck into a gooey grilled cheese sandwich, but if there’s ever a day that warrants this cheesy indulgence, it’s April 12, National Grilled Cheese Sandwich Day. And while there is no shame in keeping it simple with melty American cheese singles between buttery, golden-brown white bread (maybe even dunked in tomato soup a la elementary school lunches), the grown-up grilled cheese pantheon is nearly endless. Here are a number of favorites pulled from our archives; search “grilled cheese” in the upper right hand corner of the website for many more.

Fontina Rapini Grilled Cheese Sandwiches

A stack of fontina and rapini grilled cheese sandwiches garnished with dill and served with a side of olives

Comté and Kimchi Grilled Cheese Sandwich

Pear and Munster Grilled Cheese Sandwich

Inside Out Grilled Cheese Sandwich

Cinnamon Toast Crunch Breakfast Grilled Cheese

Cinnamon Toast Crunch Breakfast Grilled Cheese

Want more? Check out Grilled Cheese Spectacular

This post from our archives has 16 different grilled cheese sandwiches for breakfast, lunch, dinner, dessert, and late night.

Susan Axelrod

Editor-in Chief Susan Sherrill Axelrod’s love affair with cheese began at age 12, when she bicycled to a gourmet shop to taste an exotic newcomer—French brie. She lives with her partner in midcoast Maine, where she enjoys a well-made cocktail, hiking with their dog, Lucy, and spending as much time as possible on the water.

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