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Southern Kitchen's Perfect Grilled Cheese

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2 slices white sandwich bread
2 tablespoons mayonnaise
2 tablespoons grated sharp cheddar cheese
2 tablespoons grated low-moisture mozzarella cheese


Place the bread slices on the counter and evenly spread 1 tablespoon of mayonnaise on one side of each piece of bread. 

Place a small cast iron or nonstick stillet over medium-low heat. Place one slice of bread, mayonnaise side-down in the skillet. Top with both cheeses, followed by the second slice of bread, mayonnaise side-up. Cook, pressing down on the bread occasionally with a fish spatula, until golden brown, 3 to 5 minutes. Flip and cook on the second side until the bread is golden brown and the cheese is melted, 3 to 5 minutes.

Let rest for a few minutes, then slice into triangles and serve. 

Photo: Ramona King

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