Win a Wisconsin Cheese Gift Basket {$100 Value}!


Wisconsin-Cheese-Logo-300x300It is National Grilled Cheese Month! You may have noticed something was up, when you saw all of the grilled cheese posts lately. :) To celebrate Wisconsin Cheese and La Brea Bakery are giving away an amazing gift basket to one Cooking Classy reader! They sent me some samples of the cheese and bread and seriously, you won’t be disappointed!  Here are the contents:

· Wisconsin Aged Cheddar Cheese
· Wisconsin Fontina Cheese
· Wisconsin Muenster Cheese
· La Brea Bakery 100% Whole Wheat & Honey Artisan Sandwich Bread
· La Brea Bakery Ciabatta Rolls
· La Brea Bakery Country White Sourdough Loaf
· Grill Spatula
· Grilled Cheese Academy Apron
· Thick n Thin Cheese Slicer

To enter for a chance to win, check out Grate.Pair.Share below. Then, leave a comment on this post sharing which recipe from the magazine is your favorite.

Update 04/24/13: The giveaway is now closed for entry. A winner has been picked through Congrats to Michelle W who won the giveaway!!

Oh and in case you are wondering, my favorite is the  Apple French Toast Grilled Cheese by Damn Delicious. :)


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  • Zach L: Oh man. I love the combination of artichoke and cheese, so I’ve got to go with the spinach, artichoke, and monterey jack grilled cheese. Besides, monterey jack is a really underutilized and great cheese on its own! April 17, 2013 at 10:25am Reply

  • Jana: I’d love to try the Spinach, Artichoke and Monterey Jack Cheese one (and will probably do so!)

    Thanks! April 17, 2013 at 10:29am Reply

  • Cheryl D.: The BBQ Corn Grilled Cheese sounds wonderful!…Love the mix of cilantro, barbecue sauce, and Gouda! April 17, 2013 at 10:56am Reply

  • Patty: oh, must try the spinach, artichoke and Monterey Jack grilled cheese – wow! That looks fantastic! April 17, 2013 at 11:01am Reply

  • laurie riddle: Chile Relleno Grilled Cheese sounds so good! If I could just win some ingredients to make it… April 17, 2013 at 11:05am Reply

  • judy smith: Love the pimiento grilled cheese as I normally have home-made pimento cheese at home BUT not as good as with roasted peppers.
    So I always spelled it pimento but I see that in the recipes it is spelled pimiento. HUH ??? April 17, 2013 at 11:16am Reply

  • Sally Keil: Great site. April 17, 2013 at 11:21am Reply

  • Kayle (The Cooking Actress): Mmmm spinach artichoke and Monterrey jack cheese! April 17, 2013 at 11:27am Reply

  • Patty: The Apple French Toast Grilled Cheese is my favorite as well. I even pinned it! Thanks for leading me there. April 17, 2013 at 12:06pm Reply

  • Ashley: The Brie and Apple for sure! Closely followed by the Mediterranean. April 17, 2013 at 12:59pm Reply

  • Tami Vollenweider: The Hummingbird Grilled Cheese Sandwiches sounds YUMMY!! April 17, 2013 at 1:33pm Reply

  • valerie: Mmmm! The brie and blueberry waffle grill cheese looks soooo good! April 17, 2013 at 1:56pm Reply

  • Denise Richard: Hummingbird Grilled Cheese sounds really interesting! April 17, 2013 at 2:09pm Reply

  • Sara H.: Mmmmm … the it’s the Grilled Ham and Brie for me! Would love to have it right now. :-) April 17, 2013 at 2:11pm Reply

  • Ariel R: Choosing is torture! But I think the BBQ and corn one is calling my name this week because I want it to be summer already so we can really enjoy those BBQ foods. I’m doing this one on the grill! April 17, 2013 at 2:12pm Reply

  • Averie @ Averie Cooks: The apple or the brie/blueberry sandwiches both look incredible! Great contest and I FB liked and contest karma’ed for you :) April 17, 2013 at 2:13pm Reply

  • Gail: Oh, it’s gotta be the grilled ham & brie… perfect with a bowl of homeade soup! April 17, 2013 at 2:19pm Reply

  • MaryB: The Chile Relleno grilled cheese looks so good, as well as the apple french toast grilled cheese. April 17, 2013 at 2:20pm Reply

  • Rhonda: spinach, artichoke and Monterey Jack April 17, 2013 at 2:20pm Reply

  • Shelly: Have to try the spinach artichoke and Monterey jack grilled cheese! All the recipes look so good! April 17, 2013 at 2:23pm Reply

  • Leslie: Grilled ham and brie looks good. April 17, 2013 at 2:25pm Reply

  • Kathleen Kelly (@CelticLady1953): I think I would love the grilled ham and brie sandwich!! Thank you!! April 17, 2013 at 2:26pm Reply

  • Ann: I’ve been drooling over the Chile Relleno Grilled Cheese since you posted it, so that would be my choice:) It’s on the menu for this weekend! April 17, 2013 at 2:26pm Reply

  • Lisa: The Grilled Ham & Brie looks delicious! April 17, 2013 at 2:29pm Reply

  • darlene: has to be spinach artichoke monteray jack , for dinner tonite. April 17, 2013 at 2:30pm Reply

  • T.R.: My favorite is the Brie & Blueberry Waffle Grilled Cheese. Second, Spinach & Monterey Jack Grilled Cheese April 17, 2013 at 2:32pm Reply

  • Ilene: Spinach, artichoke and Monterrey jack sounds amazing. April 17, 2013 at 2:34pm Reply

  • Diane Vandermast: Definitely the Havarti & walnut bread; I love any cheese/nut combo. April 17, 2013 at 2:40pm Reply

  • shirley knieper: Give me spicy any day! I want to try the Chile Relleno Grilled Cheese today. April 17, 2013 at 2:48pm Reply

  • Katie: The Brie & Blueberry Waffle
    Grilled Cheese sounds amazing. April 17, 2013 at 2:51pm Reply

  • Michele: Pimento grilled cheese sounds really good right now, but you had me at cheese. April 17, 2013 at 2:52pm Reply

  • caitlin: The BBQ Corn grilled cheese sounds AMAZING!!!! April 17, 2013 at 2:54pm Reply

  • jan: I agree with you… I can’t wait to try the apple french toast grilled cheese! April 17, 2013 at 2:54pm Reply

  • Jessica: I would go for the Grilled Bree and Apple sandwich… looks amazing! April 17, 2013 at 2:57pm Reply

  • libby: Spinach, artichoke and Monterrey Jack cheese sounds delicious! April 17, 2013 at 2:59pm Reply

  • Kimberly: Brie and Blueberry Waffle Grilled cheese…yum! April 17, 2013 at 3:03pm Reply

  • jon brierton: … ummm … jus’ plain ole American cheese, a little yellow mustard, a slice of tomato — an’ some tomato soup, of course !! April 17, 2013 at 3:06pm Reply

  • Kristen R: Hummingbird grilled cheese April 17, 2013 at 3:12pm Reply

  • Isabel: I think my favorite is the Apple French Toast Grilled Cheese April 17, 2013 at 3:32pm Reply

  • Chung-Ah | Damn Delicious: Fun giveaway! You can opt me out but I just wanted to stop by and say thanks for the share. You are too sweet! April 17, 2013 at 3:36pm Reply

  • TrishInFL: I think I would go for the spinach, artichoke and Monterey jack, that sounds perfect! April 17, 2013 at 3:49pm Reply

  • Susan: My favorite, and the only one that makes any sense to me, nutritionally, is the Chile Relleno grilled cheese. Love those green chiles and chile rellenos! April 17, 2013 at 3:53pm Reply

  • Lynn: The Pimiento Grilled Cheese looks wonderful. Can’t wait to try it. April 17, 2013 at 4:06pm Reply

  • Sue Jackson: I want them all! The one I would make first is the spinach, artichoke and jack yummmm! April 17, 2013 at 4:08pm Reply

  • Heather Gettle: Since my kids absolutely love waffles I would definitely pick the brie and blueberry waffle grill cheese April 17, 2013 at 4:10pm Reply

  • Bridget O: Pick ONE favorite … Um … You are asking the impossible, but if I’m forced to choose then I will go with the one I plan to make first … The Mediterranean grilled cheese … Everything I adore about a Greek salad combined with the luxurious comfort of a grilled cheese … Heaven on a slice of bread! April 17, 2013 at 4:19pm Reply

  • Jenn: Grilled ham and brie look wonderful April 17, 2013 at 4:19pm Reply

  • Monica: I will be making the Chile Relleno..excited since I have planted tomatoes and cilantro to use. The magazine is awesome with so many other sandwiches to do as well. April 17, 2013 at 4:20pm Reply

  • Michele W: Loved the idea of using angel food cake! I choose the poached pear. April 17, 2013 at 4:24pm Reply

    • Jaclyn: Congrats on winning Michele! Hope you love this as much as I did! :) April 29, 2013 at 12:02am Reply

  • Sharon: Being a southern girl I would vote for the grilled pimiento sandwich. April 17, 2013 at 4:24pm Reply

  • Victoria W.: The Grilled Ham and Brie sounds devine. I love toasted ham sandwiches. April 17, 2013 at 4:26pm Reply

  • Lynda: I’m with you the “Apple French Toast Grilled Cheese” sounds delish…. April 17, 2013 at 4:34pm Reply

  • Kimie: Mediterranean grilled cheese!!! Love your website and LOVE this magazine!! Would love to try them all ;) April 17, 2013 at 4:41pm Reply

  • Kellie Campbell: Love this blog so far! I am new to it, but honestly some of the most beautiful food I have seen! The Chile Relleno Grilled Cheese looks AMAZING to me. April 17, 2013 at 4:43pm Reply

  • Brittany: Gotta be the grilled ham and brie! April 17, 2013 at 5:06pm Reply

  • Cheryl Burney: Spinach, Artichoke & Jack cheese, reminds me of warm spinach artichoke dip in a roundabout kinda way! April 17, 2013 at 5:10pm Reply

  • karen: I like the Hummingbird! April 17, 2013 at 5:24pm Reply

  • Sarah: I love the classic grilled ham and brie sandwich recipe April 17, 2013 at 5:33pm Reply

  • Marian: Hummingbird grilled cheese! Yummy!! April 17, 2013 at 5:39pm Reply

  • Ken: BBQ Corn Grilled Cheese April 17, 2013 at 5:51pm Reply

  • Curry and Comfort: Gotta love a good grilled cheese!! YUM!! This is a great giveaway. :) April 17, 2013 at 5:55pm Reply

  • Ann: I’d like to try the Grilled Ham & Brie! Looks delish! April 17, 2013 at 6:11pm Reply

  • Karen Sievers: Havarti and walnut bread grilled cheese or the spinach artichoke & Monterey Jack grilled cheese, just so hard to choose. April 17, 2013 at 6:14pm Reply

  • Tracey: Chili Relenno! April 17, 2013 at 6:24pm Reply

  • Heather McDaniel: I am going to try the Mediterranean Grilled Cheese. OH YUM April 17, 2013 at 6:34pm Reply

  • Brenda Van Wert: I love walnuts (or any nut for that matter) so my favorite has to be the Havarti and Walnut Bread Grilled Cheese. The combination sounds delcious and the crunch of the walnuts adds a great texture. Yum! April 17, 2013 at 6:46pm Reply

  • Imane: I would love to try the spinach artichoke and Monterrey jack cheese. But as I’m known as the mouse of the family I think I’ll love all the recipes. Everythg with cheese is better April 17, 2013 at 6:49pm Reply

  • sara: Spinach, Artichoke and Monterey Jack Cheese looks AMAZING. April 17, 2013 at 7:08pm Reply

  • Emily: Pimento Grilled Cheese with a splash of hot sauce!! April 17, 2013 at 7:24pm Reply

  • Susan Kay “Omi”: Love the Brie and Apple Grilled Cheese. WOW!! April 17, 2013 at 7:28pm Reply

  • Christina Li: Definitely the Brie and Blueberry Waffle Grilled Cheese! April 17, 2013 at 7:43pm Reply

  • sara: I’d love the Wisconsin cheese fondue. April 17, 2013 at 7:55pm Reply

  • Sharon S: My husband would love the chili relleno April 17, 2013 at 8:03pm Reply

  • Julia Lee: I LOVE the Brie and blueberry waffle grilled cheese. YUM! I am a proud cheesehead and LOVE Wisconsin cheese!!!! April 17, 2013 at 8:03pm Reply

  • Paula: Would love to try the poached pear recipe. Looks delicious. April 17, 2013 at 8:09pm Reply

  • John: The Cheddar Pimento grilled sandwich would be the one I would try first. Interesting read. April 17, 2013 at 8:11pm Reply

  • Priscilla: The Spinach, Artichoke & Monterey Jack Grilled Cheese looks amazing! April 17, 2013 at 8:24pm Reply

  • Cheryl L: Every recipe looked so delicious! But, I love brie so the Grilled Ham & Brie is the one I’d choose. April 17, 2013 at 9:10pm Reply

  • Marysue Feltman: Oh my! If my life depended on choosing just one, I’d be in BIG trouble! But for here and now, I think I’ll have to go with the Chile Relleno Grilled Cheese! April 17, 2013 at 11:11pm Reply

  • Shannon: Brie and Blueberry waffle grilled cheese! Are you kidding me? I think I’m in love! April 18, 2013 at 1:53am Reply

  • Sabrina W.: OMG, its hard to pick between Grilled Ham and Brie or the Hummingbird grilled cheese..Yum-O, That is food porn at it finest (bow chicka wow wow)!!! April 18, 2013 at 2:51am Reply

  • Gina S.: Wow, so many to choose from! I think the first one will try is the Cilie Relleno Grilled cheese, but the Hummingbird one is te,ping too. April 18, 2013 at 3:00am Reply

  • Sydney W: I gotta say that brie and blueberry waffle grilled cheese looks pretty enticing, especially if you went ahead and used some whole-wheat waffles ;) April 18, 2013 at 3:51am Reply

  • Mary W from NJ: All the recipes looked delicious but my favorite would be the Mediterranean Grilled Cheese. April 18, 2013 at 4:28am Reply

  • Melinda: I’m in love! The apple french toast grilled cheese is to die for. The best combinations that result in an absolutely delicious grilled cheese! April 18, 2013 at 4:40am Reply

  • Rachel: My favorite is the sweet potato grilled cheese! They all look delicious and you can’t go wrong with the classic grilled cheese and tomato soup. :) April 18, 2013 at 5:47am Reply

  • Cathy D.: The Sweet Potato and Cheddar looks amazing!! Going to have to try that one! April 18, 2013 at 6:36am Reply

  • Sandy: The pimiento grilled cheese looks yummy. Thanks for the giveaway. April 18, 2013 at 6:52am Reply

  • Bree {Skinny Mommy}: What Wisconsinite doesn’t love cheese?! I do! I do! April 18, 2013 at 8:10am Reply

  • Lisa: The Havarti & Walnut Bread grilled cheese! April 18, 2013 at 8:32am Reply

  • Linda K.: Artichoke Blue cheesecake sounds interesting. April 18, 2013 at 8:36am Reply

  • Susan: The spinach, artichoke, and monterey jack. I love spinach on pretty much anything. April 18, 2013 at 9:55am Reply

  • kelly: OM-gosh!! i couldnt decide between the Chile Rellno LOOKED awesome as well as the apple french toast grilled cheese looks just as YUMMY!! April 18, 2013 at 10:18am Reply

  • Nichole Spencer: The Spinach and Artichoke or the Chili Relleno grilled cheese! April 18, 2013 at 10:18am Reply

  • Nicole S: The grilled ham & brie looks yuuummy! April 18, 2013 at 12:44pm Reply

  • Kelley G: They all look so delicious! I’d love to try the Sweet Potato Cheddar Grilled Cheese!! April 18, 2013 at 6:01pm Reply

  • robyn lipschutz: Oh my…..The spinach , Artichoke and Monterey Jack Grilled Cheese has me salivating already. everything looks absolutely delicious. I’ve decided to subscribe to the magazine so I don’t miss anything. Thanks so much for sharing. April 18, 2013 at 6:05pm Reply

  • Kara D: The havarti and walnut bread grilled cheese sounds unique and delicious! April 18, 2013 at 6:19pm Reply

  • Lucinda K: The Hummingbird sounds amazing! April 18, 2013 at 9:56pm Reply

  • Marie: The Grilled Spicy Sausage Burritos look amazing! I am going to have to try some soon. April 19, 2013 at 7:00am Reply

  • Lori Clement: Grilled brie and apple sounds amazing! What a tasty giveaway! April 19, 2013 at 2:58pm Reply

  • Courtney: Apple and Brie! My favorite combo always. April 19, 2013 at 6:50pm Reply

  • sharonjo: The Brie and Blueberry Waffle Grilled Cheese looks yummy! Thanks. April 19, 2013 at 8:30pm Reply

  • Sarah: Sweet potato cheddar! it looks so gooood i’d want all of them though! April 19, 2013 at 11:59pm Reply

  • Nikki: the apple french toast April 20, 2013 at 5:29pm Reply

  • Karyn: Love the great ideas from this blog and magazine. Hubby eats a grill cheese of some type almost everyday for a late breakfast. would have to go wit the chili relleno grilled cheese. Love good cheese. April 20, 2013 at 5:36pm Reply

  • Barb: Apple french toast grilled cheese April 20, 2013 at 5:36pm Reply

  • Blessie Nelson: Oh my!! I literally drooled over this recipe!!

    Brie and Blueberry Waffle Grilled Cheese! April 21, 2013 at 4:51pm Reply

  • Shelly: The Tuscan grilled cheese sounds amazing! April 21, 2013 at 7:43pm Reply

  • Meryl: The Apple French Toast Grilled Cheese sounds fantastic! April 22, 2013 at 1:29am Reply

  • Louis: I like the Tuscan Grilled Cheese. April 22, 2013 at 1:30am Reply

  • Kat: The sweet potato cheddar sounds interesting – I’d love to try out that one! April 22, 2013 at 5:58am Reply

  • meredith m: OOO the Chile Relleno grilled cheese please! April 22, 2013 at 4:21pm Reply

  • Jackie Roth: I LOVE Smoked cheese, grilled cheese with a warm bowl of tomato soup. YUM April 22, 2013 at 5:51pm Reply

  • Steph N: Not sure if this is still open but omg these all look so yummy!! April 23, 2013 at 5:37am Reply

    • Jaclyn: It sure is! Iwill post the winner once it is over. Good luck! April 23, 2013 at 10:13am Reply

  • kelly: Um, Brie and everything sounds delicious – if I had to narrow I guess the ham! April 23, 2013 at 11:48am Reply

  • Kathy: I’d try the Hummingbird grilled cheese sandwich because of the banana bread. Yum! April 23, 2013 at 7:38pm Reply

  • Hilary: That Mediterranean grilled cheese is making my mouth water! And brie and blueberry waffle grilled cheese? That is one of the best ideas I have heard in a long time! :) April 24, 2013 at 1:15am Reply

  • Dee: Chili Relleno grill cheese looks so yummy making them TONIGHT! April 24, 2013 at 12:47pm Reply

  • Becky: Being from Texas, the Chile Relleno grilled cheese makes my mouth water. April 24, 2013 at 4:37pm Reply

  • Kim C.: The Apple French Toast Grilled Cheese sounds awesome!!! April 24, 2013 at 7:51pm Reply

  • Judy W: The Chile Relleno grilled cheese looks really good! April 24, 2013 at 8:36pm Reply

  • Amanda: It’s National Grilled Cheese Month! Ahhhmazing. Pimiento grilled cheese! April 24, 2013 at 9:31pm Reply

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