10 Winter Comfort Foods

Photo by: Joseph De Leo
Ode to the Caseus Truck Grilled Cheese
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Serves 1

2 slices sourdough bread
2 oz. shredded or thinly sliced cheese (melty cheese only)
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Photo by: Joseph De Leo
Ode to the Caseus Truck Grilled Cheese
Save and print this recipe on Food52.

Serves 1

2 slices sourdough bread
2 oz. shredded or thinly sliced cheese (melty cheese only)
Unsalted butter, softened
4 fresh sage leaves
1 Tbsp. Parmigiano Reggiano, finely grated
Cornichons, or pickles
Whole grain mustard

1. Heat a skillet on medium heat. Spread one slice of bread with butter on one side. Press 2 sage leaves on top, & swipe with more butter so they adhere. Repeat with second slice.
2. Lay one slice of bread in hot pan, butter-side down. Place cheese on top. Top with second slice of bread, butter-side up. Cook for a few minutes on each side until golden & cheese melts.
3. Sprinkle 1/2 the Parmigiano atop the sandwich. Flip the sandwich, cook for just a few seconds to crisp the cheese, & repeat with remaining Parm on other side. Serve with pickles & mustard. less 
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Thu, Jan 24, 2013 6:18 PM EST

It's safe to say that we've moved from the "resolution enthusiasm" stage of winter to the "hibernation" stage. So let's just resolve to make some comfort food, shall we? Whether it's melty grilled cheese, soul-warming French onion soup, or chocolate cake that makes you feel warm and fuzzy on the inside, we've got 10 ways to find refuge from harsh weather and biting cold in the comfort of your kitchen.

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