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TV Dinners: The Devil Wears Prada - Grilled Cheese Sandwich

Like many a die hard fashionista, The Devil Wears Prada was my favorite movie of 2006. I know it may be a bit loco, but I actually saw it in the theaters twice and received the DVD as a gift from the bro for New Years. My clothes-horse self loved Anne Hathaway's countless (Chanel) outfit changes, while my foodie self loved how her boy toy Adrian Grenier was a wannabe chef. Adrian Grenier excels at making hard-working Anne late night grilled cheese sandwiches. Grilled cheese is number one on my top ten best sandwiches in the world list and I'll have to confess, since seeing the movie I've had a fantasy (or three) about Adrian making me a late night grilled cheese sandwich. In the movie he uses $8 a slice Jarlsberg making it one haute sandwich. For the super simplistic yet super good recipe,

Grilled (Jarlsberg) Cheese Sandwich
From Sunset magazine

About 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
4 slices firm white bread
4 to 6 ounces Jarlsberg cheese, thinly sliced

  1. Spread 1 side of bread slices with butter.
  2. Mound cheese on unbuttered side of 2 slices. Set bread, buttered side up, on cheese.
  3. Place sandwiches in frying pan and cook, covered, on medium-low heat until cheese is soft and bread is browned, about 12 minutes total; turn sandwiches once.
  4. Remove from pan, cut in half diagonally, and serve hot.

Serves 2.

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celebrity_soup celebrity_soup 10 years
anne hathaway is pretty, i can never imagine her always eating rilled cheese sandwiches! only in the moviesss
amandasunly amandasunly 10 years
It looks charred - does it taste better that way?
SU3 SU3 10 years
amandaaa amandaaa 10 years
ah, the art of the grilled cheese sandwich, with step-by-step instructions! reminds me of being a kid again; i haven't had a grilled cheese sandwich in a long time!
kafarine-tin-tin kafarine-tin-tin 10 years
Do you think it will still taste as good even if Adrian doesn't make it for me?
BrunetteSugar BrunetteSugar 10 years
I know it sounds strange but my favorite is Grilled Cheese (American cheese and texas toast) with Bacon and Pickle!!! Yes I know its crazy but its so YUMMY!
UnaBellaSorpresa UnaBellaSorpresa 10 years
Oh my gosh puddinpie, that sounds like the greatest grilled cheese ever! I thought I was drooling when I read the "DWP" recipe but then I read your comment and you totally trumped! Yummy...
popculture-whore popculture-whore 10 years
aahhhh it looks so tasty!! i'm hungry. it's late... that's bad LOL
mandiesoh mandiesoh 10 years
:drool: oh so good.
quietriott quietriott 10 years
you inspired me to make a grilled cheese tonight for dinner -- perfect for ash wednesday.
Linda-McP Linda-McP 10 years
Grilled cheese sandwiches with tomato are my favorites. I've been hungry for one all week.
Molly Molly 10 years
Mmmm...melted cheese.
puddinpie puddinpie 10 years
I had a grilled cheese sandwich last night for dinner! Used burrata, 18 year balsamic, and cotechinno on ciabatta with olive oil. I guess it was a gourmet grilled cheese!
misstiffie misstiffie 10 years
That looks SO good. I only eat grilled cheese if it's GOOD grilled cheese, not so gross greasy halfarsed wannabe. Lightly buttered and slightly burnt on some edges, DROOL* OMG! I hate you for posting this up so near my lunch break... no one around me makes grilled cheese for lunch.. unless I get something from the kiddie menu... HMMMMMMMMM :9
LesleyP825 LesleyP825 10 years
I'm literally drooling right now!!!!
celebrity_soup celebrity_soup 10 years
Bring on the calories! :D
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