How to make the best grilled cheese (and then make it EVEN better)

Carolyn Menyes

You may think you know how to make grilled cheese, and in some ways, yeah, you do. Take a couple slices of white bread, toss on two slices of American cheese, add butter to a skillet, cook, flip and eat it dunked in some tomato soup straight from the can. And there’s absolutely nothing wrong with that nostalgic, kid-friendly sandwich!

But, a simple, easy grilled cheese isn’t really a sandwich worth writing home about. Luckily, there’s a way to make a classic grilled cheese even better. And, you know, for good measure, there are also 10 wonderful ways to really kick your grilled cheese game up a notch.