Did you know that April is Grilled Cheese Month and April 12th is Grilled Cheese Day? Everything has a day now!!
To celebrate this popular American lunch I googled some facts about grilled cheese through the years.
1920's: The grilled cheese sandwich was made with processed cheese and sliced white bread.
1940: Grilled cheese sandwiches were open-faced and usually made with prepackaged grated "American" cheddar cheese.
1960: The top piece of bread was added to the grilled cheese and became standard.
2004: The Golden Palace purchases a piece of grilled cheese pop culture for $28,000. The partially eaten sandwich bore the image of the Virgin Mary.
2006: Sonya Thomas is a 100 pound woman who ate 26 grilled cheese sandwiches in 10 minutes, winning the World Grilled Cheese Eating Championship and $8,000 for her ability to consume a large amount of food.
What is your favorite way to eat a grilled cheese? Do you like them plain, or do you jazz yours up with additional ingredients?