Murder Becomes Manhattan

Meet the Detectives
Meet the Victims
Meet the Suspects

The Murder Scenes
The Victim's Apartment
The Tribeca Loft

Tour the skyscrapers
with Dalton and Lara
Make Dalton's perfect
grilled cheese sandwich
 
Recipe for Dalton's Perfect
Grilled Cheese Sandwich
Dalton Lee has a thing for grilled cheese sandwiches. But not just any grilled cheese sandwich.

Over time, he has become a connoisseur of the grilled cheese sandwich. He has studied closely which types of bread and cheese – and which preparation methods – result in a grilled cheese sandwich he will savor.

The recipe below will help you craft the perfect grilled cheese sandwich – for Dalton Lee as well as your family.


1   Step One
Melt 2/3 of a tablespoon of unsalted butter in a large, non-stick pan over medium heat. Be sure you don't allow the butter to brown.

2   Step Two
Take 2 slices of fluffy, day-old shokupan bread from Japan (if that is not available, then day-old sourdough bread is a decent substitute). Place in the pan and cook until the bottoms are golden (2 minutes or so).

3   Step Three
Transfer bread slices to a cutting board, cooked sides facing up. Place 2 slices of American cheese on one slice, then close the sandwich so both cooked sides are facing inward toward each other.

4   Step Four
Melt another 2/3 of a tablespoon of butter in the pan on low to medium low heat. Add the sandwich and cook for about 5 minutes, moving it periodically with a spatula. Remove sandwich from the pan when golden brown.

5   Step Five
Add another 2/3 of a tablespoon to the pan and return the sandwich to the pan, toasted side up. Season lightly with kosher salt. Cook sandwich another 5 minutes until the second side is also golden brown and the cheese has thoroughly melted.

Enjoy immediately!!

 
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