Gettin’ Grilled: Murray’s Celebrates National Grilled Cheese Month!

It’s a Murray’s melt down! A whole month devoted to grilled cheese? What could be better! From coast-to-coast, Murray’s will be celebrating all that is ooey-gooey!

The Big Cheesy (New York)

On April 12th and 13th we will be going head-to-head in the ultimate NYC grilled cheese competition. Some of NY’s premiere sandwich slingers and cheese rock stars will face off in the Big Cheesy, New York’s ultimate grilled cheese competition. The melt-off will be held at Openhouse Gallery, and Sixpoint will be serving some cold brews to wash down all of that melted goodness. You can find all the details you need here.

Our master melters will be serving up samples of these two contenders:

“The Peppa Jack”

Sweet Peppadews with creamy and slightly spicy Pepper Jack cheese

“The Picante Pig”

Pulled Pork and black beans, with a salsa verde dipping sauce

The Grilled Cheese Invitational (Los Angeles)

Now that Murray’s is fully rocking out in LA, we couldn’t turn down the opportunity to throw down in this years Grilled Cheese Invitational. Twenty cheesemasters will bring their A Game to determine who is the best Grilled Cheese Master of the west. This is all going down on Saturday, April 12th –  find more information here.  We’ll be meltin’ one  super special sammy to mark the occasion; it’s our tribute to relaxed vibes, and sunshine of Los Angeles — the “California Meltin'” sandwich. Can’t make it to the event? Whip one up at home with our recipe!

“California Meltin'”

-2 slices sourdough bread (Approx. 1 inch thick)
-1 TBSP  Fig Jam
-1 Slice La Quercia Speck
-1.5 oz Emmenthaler cheese (sliced)
-1 TBSP butter
 -Spread the Fig Spread on one side of bread
-Layer Speck on top of jam, top with cheese
-Set stove to med-low heat
-Butter pan or the outside of each side of bread and put sandwich on pan
-Cook until brown (5 minutes)
-Flip and brown the other side (4 minutes)

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