Friday, April 29, 2011
Grilled PB&J - The Perfect Marriage?
When I was little, I never liked PB&J sandwiches. But I Loved grilled cheese sandwiches. The warm, gooey cheese and crispy, buttery bread - for me, it's one of the ultimate comfort foods. I remember making a grilled cheese sandwich almost every day after coming home from school, before going to swim practice. I
It was only a few years ago that I started eating peanut butter and discovered the yummy simplicity of a good PB&J. I don't eat them often, but when in a pinch for lunch or a quick snack, they work perfectly.
So when I saw this post in Everyday Occasions, I thought it was the perfect marriage of two great things. I would have never thought of grilling a PB&J sandwich. I mean the idea is so simple but so great!
I had to give it a try today when I came home for lunch to find our fridge nearly empty. But one of the best things about this sandwich is that there are only 4 ingredients - bread, butter, peanut butter, and jelly.
And I have to say, the grilled version is waaay better! The heat makes the peanut butter and jelly melt together deliciously. I think this may become a new staple for my Friday lunches!