I suspect that some of the earliest sandwiches were cheese sandwiches. Cheese endures at room temperature – or warmer – through a picnic, through the morning until lunchtime, on a buffet, at the beach. There is a cheese to happily pair with any sandwich fixing.
Lucky Peach has just printed this story about American cheese, an arena that has become more and more exciting in recent history. As much as the word “artisan” has become a word to mock, one must rejoice in artisanal American cheeses. Period.
An alpine-style Upland cheese from the state of Wisconsin would be make a beautiful grilled cheese and turkey on say, Friday, November 27 this year.