We've all encountered, and possibly even served, a boring crudité platter. As a vegetarian and gluten-free guest and host, I've had my fair share of raw broccoli and carrot sticks while other party guests indulged in more interesting hors d'oeuvres. But these pickled baby carrots? These ones with the zingy bite that will be ready in just a couple of hours? You might want to double the recipe.More
Our Best Grilled Cheese Recipe: Cheddar Jack Grilled Cheese with Charred Onions & Guacamole Recipes from The Kitchn
When I was growing up, a grilled cheese sandwich meant one thing — Kraft American
singles and buttered white bread. It probably meant that for a lot of us! But here's a reason to shake off your childhood ways and dream up something better: Wisconsin Cheese's contest, The 2013 Grilled Cheese Academy Recipe Showdown! This is your chance to show off your grilled cheese chops. The prizes are pretty grand; the top winner will receive over $4000 in gourmet kitchenware, so do you have a masterpiece to share? Here's mine — grilled cheese with the hands-down best-ever addition: guacamole.