Grilled cheese is almost never grilled.

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Traditionally, when served in a restaurant, diner or greasy spoon, The Grilled Cheese sandwich would have been cooked on a “Flat-top Grill “. Most folks don’t have one of these at home so the frying pan is the go to, the effect is exactly the same.

granular-vernacular

It is in the UK

Beeblebrox2nd

Just like how my steamed hams are always grilled.

ThatOtherSilentOne

I guess calling it a pan fried cheese doesn’t roll off the tongue as smooth. Lol.

TheBigDickDon

>grill > verb > ˈgril   >grilled; grilling; grills >Definition of grill > (Entry 1 of 2) >transitive verb >1: to broil on a grillalso : ***to fry or toast on a griddle*** Seems the dictionary disagrees with this

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