Thursday, October 10, 2013

Farm Fresh Grilled Cheese Recipes


When harvest time rolls around every fall, my hubby farmer is literally working 20 hour days coming in the house late at night only to pass out in the chair before starting all over the next morning. It's crazy.
 
So it's more important than ever to get some good, nutritious, energy-providing food into his hard-working farmer belly. And let's not forget about the guys working alongside him into the wee hours of the morning.
 
It depends, but most of the time the boys men eat in the tractor/combine/truck, so they need food that's uber portable and easy to eat on-the-go.
 
Sandwiches, wraps, soup in a thermos ... food they don't need silverware for seems to work the best for our farmers. Fast food is convenient, but it gets old. Nothing is better than a little home-cooked goodness and it makes me feel like I am helping out a little too, so win-win.
 
Grilled cheese is easy and always a family favorite, but I like to spice up my grilled cheese once-and-a-while. Below are three fun grilled cheese recipes for everyone in your family including those hard-working farmers out in the field this fall.
 
 
 
I learned a little trick from Leah at Beyer Beware ... instead of buttering the bread by hand with a knife, slice a tablespoon of butter and let it start to melt in medium-hot pan. It gets the edges of the bread just crispy enough and full of buttery-good flavor.
 


Pizza Grilled Cheese
Add a layer of pepperonis in between two slices of American Cheese. Yummo!







3-Cheese Grilled Cheese
Try a combo of your favorite cheeses. We love Muenster, Provolone and American.



Fiesta Grilled Cheese
Chop fresh tomatoes and green onions. Add in between two slices of American Cheese. My personal favorite!


For sides, fresh fries are always popular, but not the healthiest option. I love a side of string green beans, easy and fun to eat with your fingers! Add a cookie and some kettle chips and you've got one happy, full farmer on your hands!

Happy Harvest!

 
 
I am participating in Indiana's Family of Farmers Table Talk Series and received a gift in exchange for my participation.
 

4 comments:

  1. I talked about using butter in the pan too! Great minds...but I forgot that Leah probably put it there first! Oops!

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  2. yummy!! looks great, cant wait to try out some of these :)

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  3. Looks very delicious! I will try some.

    ROYSFARM

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