Start your story with one character trying to convince another that they make the best grilled cheese in the world.
Posted in Middle School on Nov 1, 2022
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“Cheesy without Cheese” by Sharila Surpal
“It is the best!” screamed Martha. “Jacob hates it!” retorted Susan. “Susan, you cook the most delicious ‘Grilled Cheese’ with mashed potatoes and steamed vegetables,” Martha repeated. “It tastes great.” “Make sure you include your recipe for ‘Grilled Cheese’ in next month’s kindergarten edition magazine!” added Martha. Susan was a big fan of cooking. Wh...
“Domino Sees the Moon” by S. E. Mary
I hate myself a little more today but that’s not much different than yesterday. Maybe I don’t hate myself. Maybe what I’m doing and where I’m at is affecting how I’m doing. My lonesome thought is disrupted by the demanding growl of my stomach. Maybe I’d feel better if someone in this cursed place knew how to cook. “I already told you twice Devorah, dinner is at 5:00 and lunch was only two hours ago. Yo...
“Close Your Eyes” by Thom Brodkin
All the ingredients were there in front of Antonio. There was deli-sliced Land-O-Lakes white American cheese, Food Lion Virginia baked ham, organic salted butter, and Wonder Bread. Yes, Antonio wasn’t much of a gourmet chef, but he could make one mean grilled cheese sandwich. Today, there was one last ingredient: undying love.“How much longer, Tony?” came a feeble voice from the back bedroom.“Not long, my love. Your wait is almost over,” Antonio answered cheerfully, trying hard to disguise his sadness.&...
“Beverly Hills Grilled Cheese Sandwich” by Scott Christenson
In my gorgeous foyer in Beverly Hills, Flatman, a competing realtor, thrusts his well-dressed but tiny 5’5” sized chest out and vents bile in my direction. “You stole my listing, Losh, you piece of shit,” Flatman says, “and I was just about to invite you over for one of my famous grilled cheese sandwiches.” The words are fierce, but his face is not, a tell there will be no price to pay for my quick move with his client. Will he receive an apology from me? And would I like a grilled cheese sandwich? No and no thank you.&n...
“Brie-liant ” by Lily Grothe
“Gouda?! Are you insane?” “Are you? It’s perfect. It’s rich; it’s nutty. It melts in the mouth, literally and figuratively. I cannot with you right now. You’re a peasant for not liking gouda in your grilled cheese.” I sat back on the couch with a small smirk on my face, enjoying myself immensely. I had turned off the tv a while ago to better focus on the show before me as Gavin and Jesse ...
“Ridding Themselves of 'The House He Built'” by Mike Panasitti
“Justin Chase, you love yourself a Clayton’s Deli grilled cheese sandwich, but I know you find the variety I make with Kosher pickle chips, veggie bacon and a side bowl of creamy tomato soup to die for,” says Mother. She always refers to you by name when she is trying to rouse you out of one of your down moods.And you most certainly are in a funk. Mother doesn’t want you stewing in depression after the manic swing you rode before sunrise this morning while putting the finishing touches on the motionless halluci...
“Dinner Theatre” by Mustang Patty
“You’re going to love this. I can guarantee it. My grilled cheese sandwiches are world famous. Once you take one bite, you know deep down, you’ve tasted the best-grilled cheese sandwich in the world.” “Sure Dad. Sure.” You had to give it to him. My dad didn’t have any illusions about being anything less than the best. He told me that anything and everything he did was ‘the best.’ Since my mom died t...
“Special Ingredient Must be Butter.” by Brian Rains
They stood around, competing with ideas, by the kitchen stove and arguing about what would be the best grilled cheese in the world and who could make one. Eventually, both Sara Miller and Josh Brewer decided a friendly cookout competition would solve this 'grilled cheese' dilima. After grabbing frying pans and placing them on the stove, they dashed to the refrigerator excited about this cookout in unison."Hey! I got here first." Sara blurted out. She got pushed back and she raised her hands, followed by rolling her eyes ...
“Mayonnaise” by Molly G
“Mayonnaise?” “You’ve never heard of this? It’s really not exotic.” “I’m not saying it’s exotic; I’m saying it’s disgusting.” Jess rolls her eyes at this and turns her back to me to tend to the sizzling grilled cheese sandwiches on the stove top. She presses them down with her spatula and holds it while the mayonnaise pops like static under the pressure. ...
“Talking to a Toastie” by Graham Kinross
I had to go mad. It was the only sensible option. The weekly grilled cheese entered under the door.“Thank you, Dory. You make the best cheese toastie in my world. Then again. My world extends from this wall to that,” I gave the painted door a smile. It smiled back as it always did. Stoic would describe the metal door. It was always there to listen, never said a word.My withered hands picked at the paper around the toasted sandwich. “My, aren’t you beautiful.”“Hands off, buddy. You’re not my type.” It was the grilled c...
“Death Wish ” by Kim Walker
You may not believe me but I couldn’t lie about something this serious. Even on her death bed, nana as all the other grandchildren calls her, still doesn’t want anyone else in her kitchen. So, she begs me to come over at lunch time to fix her favorite lunch. When the phone rings at 11a.m. I know it’s going to be grandma complaining about whoever is sitting with her that day. No matter what I am...
“The Last Technical Truth” by Iona Cottle
[Content Warning- Death] “You know, I make the meanest grilled cheese in the world.” Flicking a few more switches, Marcie checked out the cabin window. “Well, in the universe, I suppose.” A light dimmed on the panel in front of her. Thinking, she thought. “You have told me this before,” a flat voice said. “I know. I’m just not sure you believe me.” ...
“The Escape” by Melissa Taylor
"If we ever get out of here, do you know what I want? A grilled cheese sandwich and tomato soup." Moira had her eyes closed, envisioning warm gooey melty cheese. "WHEN we get out of here, I will make that for you. I make the BEST grilled cheese." Shane said. "It's not your everyday grilled cheese." "What makes yours so special?" Moira asked. "First off, I use three different kinds of cheese: cheddar, gruyere and muenster. I grill the bread in garlic butter with rosemary....
“The Final Grilled Cheese Sandwich” by Louis Woolsey
The Final Grilled Cheese Sandwich: “A grilled cheese sandwich? Then I AM your guy!” The words lingered with the full confidence in which they were spoken. “Trust me I am known for the best-grilled cheeses this side of the Atlantic. Hell, the world even.” The words came out quick yet not rushed, Tom the self-proclaimed grilled cheese sandwich king, was becoming out ...
“Sourdough” by Ryan Murphy
“The key is low heat. Slow and low,” I said. “And if you leave the lid on the pan - like this - it will melt the cheese more efficiently. That’s what you’re looking for, really. A grilled cheese should be crispy and gooey. Most people only know how to make it one way and these people are really missing out.” “I want a divorce,” Stacey said. “I can’t do this anymore.” “Look, see?”...
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