Liberty Vineyards Vineyard & Winery

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Liberty Vineyards & Winery -
(716) 672-4520,
2861 US Route 20, Sheridan, NY 14135

Uptown Grilled Cheese Appetizers

A fun and tasty appetizer. Enjoy with a glass of Liberty Vineyards Traminette


  • 10 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 4 tablespoons concord grape seed oil (or vegetable oil)
  • 1 medium shallot, chopped
  • 1 clove garlic, chopped
  • 1/2 pound sliced mushrooms
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 48 slices rye cocktail bread
  • 2 large plum tomatoes, thinly sliced
  • 1/2 pound extra sharp cheddar, thinly sliced


  • Heat 1 tablespoon butter and 1 tablespoon oil in medium skillet over medium heat. Sauté shallot and garlic 1 minute. Add mushrooms to mixture, cook until mushrooms are tender (about 5 minutes). Season with salt and pepper. Assemble sandwiches: take one slice of cocktail bread, top with about 1 tbsp of mushroom mixture and 1 slice of tomato followed by a thin slice of cheddar. Top with a second bread slice. Press together. In panini grill, large skillet or griddle, heat 3 tablespoons butter and 1 tablespoon oil. Brown sandwiches (if cooking in skillet or griddle, flip sandwiches once). Serve with a dill pickle and Liberty Vineyards Traminette
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