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Iconic American Sandwiches Everyone Should Try At Least Once


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Grilled Cheese

If you didn't grow up eating grilled cheeses, it's never too late to start! This beloved American sandwich has similar foreign counterparts all over the world—the French croque-monsieur, the British toastie, the Italian panini—so what separates it from all the rest? A little thing we know as processed cheese. Kraft singles were introduced to Americans in 1949, although the company had been producing processed cheese since 1914. And cheese sandwiches were already a 'thing', especially as a cheap staple for the Allied Armed Forces. Nowadays, many people are putting a more gourmet twist on the original, but if you want to stick to the basics, check out the recipe here.

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