In honor of Grilling Month, here's a grilled cheese sandwich that doesn't lie about how it's cooked.

We're not talking about a panini press here, grillmeisters. What you need is a real grill with a lid that closes. And here's the beauty of it. If you add a slice or two of turkey in the sandwich, the turkey will pick up the smoky flavor. As will the tomatoes (or tomatillos), butter and especially the cheese itself. Laymen's terms: everything that makes steak on the grill better than steak in a pan (smoke) transfers to the sandwich concept. You can grill onion slices or thinly sliced eggplant or squash beforehand for an added layer of flavor. And now there is one less pan to wash.