Peanut Brittle, Gorgonzola Grilled Cheese with NFL Star Shaun Phillips

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Grilled cheese is good. Grilled cheese made with Sartori's Dolcina Gorgonzola and Peanut Brittle is out of this world! Barrie Lynn - The Cheese Impresario, created this amazing recipe for grilled cheese for the Grilled Cheese Invitational.

Recipe

Ingredients

Manhattan

  • 2 oz American whiskey (rye or bourbon)
  • 3/4 oz sweet vermouth
  • 1 dash Angostura bitters
  • Grilled Cheese

  • 4 oz Sartori Dolcina Gorgonzola
  • 4 oz Peanut Brittle
  • 4 slices rustic sourdough bread
  • unsalted butter
  • Instructions

      Manhattan
    • Stir with ice, strain into a cocktail glass. Garnish with a cherry

      Grilled Cheese
    • Spread butter on one side of each slice of bread.
    • On the opposite side of two pieces of bread, spread on 2 oz of the gorgonzola.
    • Apply peanut brittle to cheese. Top with remaining pieces of bread, butter side up.
    • Toast in a cast iron or non stick skillet for 2 minutes on each side or until golden brown.
    Comments
    amcomins 7 Dec 2010
    5:08 pm

    What a knucklehead… I posted my comment for this under a different video.
    What I said was ... “I would never have thought of this. I made it for some friends and added a classic Manhattan cocktail. A huge hit. Thanks for all the great info.”
    Keep the goodies coming.

    Barrie Lynn 8 Dec 2010
    5:22 am

    I’m happy to hear you enjoyed my grilled cheese creation wile sipping a Manhattan cocktail.  More artisanal cheese pairing ideas will be posted soon.

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