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Caciocavallo di Godrano Grilled Cheese Recipe

Ingredients with Measurements:
- 4 slices of sourdough bread
- 4 oz. of Caciocavallo di Godrano cheese, sliced
- 2 tbsp. of butter, softened
- 1 tsp. of garlic powder
- Salt and pepper to taste

Special Equipment Needed:
- Griddle or frying pan
- Spatula

Step-by-Step Instructions:

1. Preheat the griddle or frying pan over medium heat.

2. Spread the softened butter on one side of each slice of bread.

3. Sprinkle garlic powder on the buttered side of the bread.

4. Place the sliced Caciocavallo di Godrano cheese on two slices of bread.

5. Season the cheese with salt and pepper to taste.

6. Place the other two slices of bread on top of the cheese, with the buttered side facing up.

7. Place the sandwiches on the griddle or frying pan.

8. Cook for 3-4 minutes on each side, or until the bread is golden brown and the cheese is melted.

9. Remove the sandwiches from the griddle or frying pan and let them cool for 1-2 minutes.

10. Cut the sandwiches in half and serve.

Preparation time: 5 minutes
Cooking time: 8-10 minutes
Medium heat
Serving size:
2 sandwiches

Nutritional information:
Calories: 520
Fat: 32g
Carbohydrates: 36g
Protein: 21g
Sodium: 820mg

Substitutions for ingredients:
- Sourdough bread can be substituted with any bread of your choice.
- Caciocavallo di Godrano cheese can be substituted with any cheese that melts well.

- Add sliced tomatoes or avocado to the sandwich for extra flavor.
- Use different types of cheese for a different taste.

Tips and Tricks:
- Make sure the butter is softened before spreading it on the bread.
- Use a spatula to press down on the sandwich while it's cooking to help the cheese melt faster.
- Don't cook the sandwich on high heat, as it will burn the bread before the cheese is melted.

Storage Instructions:
The sandwich can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 2 days.

Reheating Instructions:
Reheat the sandwich in a toaster oven or on a griddle until the cheese is melted and the bread is warm.

Presentation Ideas:
Serve the sandwich on a plate with a side of chips or a salad.

Garnish the sandwich with fresh herbs like basil or parsley.

Pair the sandwich with a glass of red wine or a cold beer.

Suggested Side Dishes:
Serve the sandwich with a side of chips, fries, or a salad.

Troubleshooting Advice:
If the cheese is not melting, try covering the sandwich with a lid or aluminum foil to trap the heat.

Food Safety Advice:
Make sure the cheese is fully melted and the sandwich is heated through before serving.

Food History:
Caciocavallo di Godrano is a type of cheese that originated in Sicily, Italy.

Flavor Profiles:
The sandwich has a savory and slightly salty flavor from the cheese, with a hint of garlic.

Serving Suggestions:
Serve the sandwich as a quick and easy lunch or dinner option.

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Region: Italian

Taste: Savory, Creamy, Cheesy, Tangy, Nutty, Aromatic