Grilled Cheese…Lunch, late-night snack, or a quick meal, it’s a fan favourite. It’s also one of Chef Jim Cassidy’s favourite meals to prepare (and enjoy).
One of his go-to recipes is as simple as it is delicious. It’s called the Lumberjack! Let’s walk through the recipe.
Heat your pan to medium heat.
Once hot, add your cut bacon to the pan/cooking top. Flip periodically as needed.
Skin and slice your apple into thin pieces. Set aside for a few minutes.
Cut two large slices of bread, and butter them generously. Once buttered, place it on the cooking surface beside the bacon.
Slice or shred your cheese and add it on top of your bread. Continue to layer on your apple slices and cooked bacon.
Once your cheese, bacon, and apple slices are on, pour maple syrup onto your sandwich and top with the final piece of buttered bread.
Monitor and flip periodically as needed. If your cheese is not melting as quickly as you need, cover the sandwich with a heat-friendly metal bowl or cooking cover. This will help speed up the melting process.
You’re ready! Remove the sandwich from the cooking surface and cut it in half.
Now go enjoy the sweet and savoury Lumberjack Grilled Cheese!
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