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Would You Eat Jam on Your Grilled Cheese Sandwich?

Whenever my dad would make grilled cheese sandwiches, he would always end up coating the top of his with grape jelly. As a kid, I copied him and have grown up enjoying the delicious pairing of sweet and savory. It may sound weird, but a lot of folks use fig spread and it's not much different than that. Last night I ended up having a simple one with raspberry-peach jam, and thought it was an extremely flavorful pairing. So tell me, would you eat this grilled cheese sandwich?

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bluephiya bluephiya 6 years
I love grape or apple jam on my grilled cheese sandwich.! I didn't come across it until I used to babysit my little cousin and for breakfast I would make her a grilled cheese sandwich. When it was done she would put grape jam on top of the sandwich. At first i thought it was weird, until i tried it. It has a sweet yet wonderful unexplainable taste to it. That is now my favorite way to eat my grilled cheese.
BJMallory BJMallory 8 years
Holy shit - I never thought of this! I bet you can put together a million different combos...I will be trying it! Thanks!!
keiraz keiraz 9 years
ewww sugar & cheese :-S
HonestMuffin HonestMuffin 9 years
dear lord... that sounds DELICIOUS!
So-Fab So-Fab 9 years
NoNoNo, don't mess with my classic! j/k I'm biased because I hate Jam and Jelly on my PB&J I put it on and scrape it off, lol.
JaimeLeah526 JaimeLeah526 9 years
Depending on the cheese and the jam it might be good. Sounds interesting and I could see why someone would like it.
Lambsauce Lambsauce 9 years
I tried this!! Last night I had a grilled tomato and mozarella sandwich made for me in my dorm's cafeteria, but the woman making the sandwich only put two slices of tomato on the whole thing, so I was left with a lot of plain grilled cheese... so I grabbed the only jam I have in my room (raspberry), and it was actually pretty good!! I'll have to keep experimenting when I have the resources for the perfect jam and cheese combination. :)
kendallina kendallina 9 years
I never thought to try this combination, but I will now.
BeautiJunki BeautiJunki 9 years
mild cheese and fig are so yummy on pumpernickel and instead of butter for the grilling use a thin spread of real mayo. another winner is same bread sharp cheddar, smoked turkey, basil and tomatoes salt and pepper. I love grilled cheese and will try it most ways.
emperatriche emperatriche 9 years
delightful combo
jenybryan jenybryan 9 years
well i love brie and raspberry preserves together, so this seems like a natural pairing to me! plus, i'll try most anything once :)
starkiss23 starkiss23 9 years
I think that sounds kind of good, surprisingly.
Nicwolf Nicwolf 9 years
I love Fig or Strawberry preserves with my grilled cheese. I typically use white cheddar, brie, or gruyere cheese on sourdough bread. It's so yummy! And it reminds me of Paris.
CestlavieSJP CestlavieSJP 9 years
I'm a HUGE fan of peanut butter on my grilled cheese and bet the jam/jelly would be good, especially if you used a slightly salty cheese to compliment the sweet spread. Mmmm, now I'm hungry...
swwonder swwonder 9 years
They have jam and cheese panini's at my college, which are yummy. I love trying interesting combination sandwiches.
MandyJoBo MandyJoBo 9 years
That's a good picture! I would try it at least once. It doesn't sound too terrible.
ayuninur ayuninur 9 years
mlleannie mlleannie 9 years
Try dipping your grill cheese in ketchup, it's killer!
leeluvfashion leeluvfashion 9 years
Maybe. I would have to be in a mood for trying new food combinations. Sometimes I just want something I already know is good, rather than expiermenting,lol.
will205 will205 9 years
i put splenda on mine - i like them sweet ;-)
terrormisu terrormisu 9 years
I love the combination of sweet and savory- I love sweet with EVERYTHING! I'm not really a cheese fan, but this sounds yummy. I'd definitely use all-fruit spread instead of jam or jelly though.
madball madball 9 years
Ooh! I've got a spicy-sweet red pepper jelly that would probably taste great on a grilled fontina sandwich!
taratootie taratootie 9 years
Maryanabananas- That sounds like brie en croute... and it IS very very delicious!
GrapeBubbleGum GrapeBubbleGum 9 years
I think with the right cheese/jam combo, this would be amazing. My best friend makes a great appetizer by spreading jam over a wheel of brie, covering it in crescent roll dough, and then baking it. its amazing! I also looooooove to eat salty cheese (like cheddar or feta) with juicy sweet fruits (like pears or watermelon) so combining these flavors into a sandwich sounds great to me!
ahappierdiane ahappierdiane 9 years
OK, this is like the fattest thing ever. But has anyone tried the "Monte Cristo" from Bennigan's? It's a fried ham and turkey sandwich served with powdered sugar and raspberry jam? It's so good, but I can only eat it once a year since it's huge, battered and deep fried. That why me and my sister call it the "Monte CRISCO"
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