• 300 grams Gruyère, Swiss cheese, or sharp cheddar, sliced, divided
  • 8 slices sourdough bread
  • 6 dill pickles, sliced crosswise ¼ inch thick
  • 100 grams thinly sliced your favourite Goose on the Loose Salami
  • 6 tablespoons unsalted butter, room temperature


  1. Divide half of cheese among 4 slices of bread. Top with pickles, salami, and remaining cheese. Close sandwiches and spread half of butter evenly over top of bread slices.
  2. Heat a large skillet, preferably cast iron, over medium-low heat.
  3. Place sandwiches, buttered side down, in skillet.
  4. Spread remaining butter over top of bread.
  5. Cook, pressing down with a spatula to encourage melting and turning once, until cheese is melted and bread is golden brown and crisp, 5–7 minutes.