Gridiron Grilled Cheese Bowl: Be a winner with your Ultimate Super Bowl Sandwich Pairing
It’s time to talk football-watching food and drink, and since our bi-coastal Super Bowl XLIX contenders have football fans “sandwiched,” I propose the ultimate Super Bowl sandwich pairing with that great American favorite—grilled cheese. So even if your team’s not in the Super Bowl, you can still be a winner.
My friend and America’s cheese goddess Laura Werlin has graciously agreed to judge the finalists and pick a winner. Two “pro bowler” runner-ups will win a signed book and The ONE glasses. A complete entry includes your grilled cheese sandwich description and perfectly-paired beverage–i.e., New England cheddar on apple butter-slathered cinnamon-raisin bread with Eroica Riesling; or, Beecher’s Flagship on Sourdough with Gordon Biersch Seattle Hefeweizen…you get the idea. (You need not pair with a wine, though I happen to know Laura is a wine and cheese pairing whiz:) You can check out her website and books for inspiration, or maybe show a little hometown team pride by featuring your local cheese, bread or beverage in your pairing. In the end creative, crusty and oozey with a tasty chaser, will win. Descriptors are nice, too: Laura probably knows every cheese out there, but a few words about your pairing’s team members might score more points.
To be eligible to win, your entry MUST be posted in the comments section on this page, and of course I’d be thrilled for you to share the post with your peeps. Entries may be posted until the end of the 2nd quarter of Super Bowl XLIX live broadcast on February 1, 2015, and winners will be announced after the end of the game. Read here for prize details and the contest fine print.