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NATIONAL GRILLED CHEESE SANDWICH DAY – April 12

National Grilled Cheese Sandwich Day - April 12

NATIONAL GRILLED CHEESE SANDWICH DAY

National Grilled Cheese Sandwich Day is observed annually on April 12th.  Listed in a reader’s opinion poll, Grilled Cheese Sandwiches are among one of the top comfort foods in the United States.

According to food historians, cooked bread and cheese is an ancient food, enjoyed across the world in many cultures.  The United States modern version of the grilled cheese sandwich originated in the 1920s when inexpensive sliced bread and American cheese became easily available. Originally it was made as an open-faced sandwich.

United States government cookbooks describe Navy cooks broiling “American cheese filling sandwiches” during World War II.

Grilled cheese sandwiches are versatile thanks to the ability to mix and match cheeses, bread, and seasonings.  Adding sauteed vegetables or herb-infused oils can elevate this simple comfort food to a whole other level.  

HOW TO OBSERVE

Enjoy the following tried and true recipes.

Baby Swiss And Tomato Grilled Cheese Sandwich

Use #GrilledCheeseSandwichDay to post on social media.

HISTORY

Our research was unable to find the creator of National Grilled Cheese Sandwich Day.

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