I think Alton Brown has put us under a spell. He gives us directions and we follow through. We also seem to complicate his directions by letting our brilliant culinary minds create plans for luscious grilled cheese sandwiches with his amazing ideas.
Take for example this sandwich.
This sandwich is a thing of beauty.
It contains luscious melted cheeses ...
... along with fried sage...
and Alton Brown's avocado Butter.... (RECIPE here)
and fried in the sage oil.