We probably don't need to remind you about the merits of melted cheese (right? The gooeyness. The gooeyness!). We think it's the sunniest part of any cheese plate, the best layer on a tray of nachos, a requisite on burgers. Heck, we even like cheese that has been melted, then cooled, then re-melted.
We don't think you should ever need an excuse to melt cheese—but if you're looking for a sign...
Make crispy-edged, melty-centered sandwiches:
For good measure, cover some vegetables with it:
Or fold it into a flaky pastry:
Or just go a little over the top:
What are you melting cheese onto? Share your best tips below.