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Caramelized Onion Bliss

Photo: Iain Bagwell; Styling: Heather Chadduck
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We take sandwiches up a notch with our Caramelized Onion Bliss. Blue cheese, caramlized onions, and sauteed pears combine inside challah bread and are cooked in a panini press. 

Ingredients

  • Blue cheese
  • Caramelized onions
  • Sautéed pears
  • Brioche or challah bread
  • Butter, softened

How to Make It

  1. Place blue cheese, caramelized onions, and sautéed pears on brioche or challah bread. Spread outside of sandwiches with butter. Cook in a pre-heated panini press 2 to 3 minutes or until golden.

  2. Wine Suggestion: "The intense complexity of ingredients calls for a wine of equal complexity, but one that will complement, not compete. Leitz' Dragonstone Riesling ($16) would be a great choice, but any good-quality Spätlese or even Auslese-level Riesling would be wonderful as well. A village-level red Burgundy or an Oregon Pinot Noir such as Stoller ($21) would be fine choices for red." --Richard Robinson, Wine Director, The Wine Shop at Western Supermarket, Mountain Brook, Alabama