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25 Halloween Costumes w/Your LBD

The easiest way to create a last-minute or inexpensive Halloween costume is to start with things you already have. I do it every year, because I get so frustrated with how expensive yet poorly-made most Halloween costumes are. I'd rather use what is already in my closet, or spend a little extra on accessories or a new dress that I can wear anytime of the year. A little black dress is the easiest way to use what you have to create a Halloween costume with a few inexpensive accessories and other accessories you probably already have in your closet.Pictured Above: Halloween Black Mesh Dress


1. Black Cat - This is the easiest way to use your little black dress on Halloween. I know it's pretty much the most generic costume in history, but for good reason - it's just so easy and affordable. It's the perfect last-minute costume for women, because you could really use any black outfit even if you don't have a little black dress. Pair it with your black flats or heels and a…

Happy National Grilled Cheese Day ~ Top Ten Best Gourmet Grilled Cheese Recipes


I adore these food-themed holidays, don't you? Nothing is more deserving of it's own celebration than a grilled cheese sandwich. Like mac 'n' cheese or chicken noodle soup, a grilled cheese is one of those dishes we love as children and continue to eat in adulthood because they make us feel good and simply because they taste so darn yummy!

While I can appreciate the traditional grilled cheese sandwich made with bread, butter, and cheddar cheese, I really love a gourmet grilled cheese sandwich made with gourmet bread and fancy cheese. Previously on this blog I came up with my recipe for a Roasted Red Pepper and Brie Grilled cheese on Ciabatta Bread. Needless to say, it was one fancy grilled cheese (and absolutely delicious). In honor of national Grilled Cheese Day - April 12th, I'm rounding up ten delicious gourmet grilled cheese sandwich recipes, starting with my own.

1. Roasted Red Pepper and Brie Grilled Cheese on Ciabatta Bread by Kristina Williams

2.  Fig and Brie Panini with Prosciutto by Closet Cooking

3. French Onion Soup Grilled Cheese by Taste Spotting the Blog

4. Smoked Salmon and Gruyere Grilled Cheese by Elise Bauer via Simply Recipes

5. Smoked Gouda Grilled Cheese with Apples & Bacon by Ali Ebright via Gimme Some Oven

6. Parmesan Crusted Pesto Grilled Cheese by Two Peas and Their Pod

7. Pineapple and Ham Grilled Cheese on Hawaiian Bread by Taste Spotting the Blog

8. Kimchi and Bacon Grilled Cheese by Closet Cooking

9. Tapenade Grilled Cheese with Tomato, Olives, and Herbs by Macheesmo

How do you like to make your grilled cheese sandwiches? Do you use any interesting ingredients or flavor combinations? Please share in the comments below. Now I'm off to make a grilled cheese for my lunch. Have a happy grilled cheese day!

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  1. I do tuna melt or an egg and ricotta with tomatoes.

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  2. That gouda with apple and bacon recipe looks good!

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    1. Oh I know! I'm going to have to try that one. I love snacking on apple slices and gouda.

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  3. We're pretty much traditional grilled chees and love Campbells tomato soup with it. Yum.

    You now make me want that for lunch, Krisztina!

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  4. Hi Krisztina,
    Your blog never fails to bring a happy smile to my face and my mouth to water.
    I've nominated you for The Versatile Blogger Award. If you care to accept this nomination, click on the link and follow the easy steps explained in my post.
    You deserve it!
    Lucy

    http://lucypireel.wordpress.com/2013/05/05/the-versatile-blogger-award/

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