Cheese Recipes

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Cheesy, tart, savory & rich, this dish is easy to make and intensely satisfying. Because you can make the garlic paste ahead of time, this is a perfect recipe for a busy weeknight. If you wanted to make it even
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Top notch appetizers don’t get much easier (or delicious).  These pequillos balance fruity roasted pepper flavor with creamy goat cheese, basil, and pine nuts. Wine Pairing: Albarino Ingredients:              Makes 4 Servings 12 Organic Roasted Piquillo Peppers, drained but not rinsed 4oz
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This is a creamy, savory herby bread pudding perfect for fall or winter…an especially good choice for Thanksgiving! We used fresh roasted chestnuts for our version, but you could probably substitute frozen & thawed roasted chestnuts or rehydrated dried chestnuts.
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How to Assemble a Cheese Plate

Want to serve a fancy cheese plate at your next party, but don’t know where to start?  Here are some tips for a more exciting, yet harmonious plate that’s sure to wow. How Many Cheeses? We recommend building cheese plates
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This party dip/spread looks fancy and complicated. It tastes amazing – in each bite sweet, tart apricot gives way to hot peppers and creamy goat cheese. The fact that it’s quick and incredibly easy can be your little secret. Wine
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Playful, fun and really easy, this simple dessert can be thrown together in minutes. Creamy with a bit of orange flavor, it’s fairly mild and adds richness, and creaminess to the intense flavor of panfortes. Drink Pairings: Coffee or Black
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These crostini are elegant yet easy – a great choice for entertaining.  Bite into one and you’ll experience warm, soft, musky sweet figs, creamy goat cheese, and fresh clean mint.  The mint crystals and flake salt give the topping a
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Mosto Cotto Fig & Goat Cheese Tart

Suzanne of A Pug in the Kitchen really does have pugs in her kitchen – two of them! They’re pretty cute too…but we digress. Suzanne’s blog is filled with a great mix of recipes for baked goods, desserts & treats,
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Not all bread puddings are for dessert.  This rich, savory, intensely blue-cheesy bread pudding can be served as part of a hearty breakfast, as a snack, as an appetizer, or as a side dish.  If you love blue cheese, you’ll
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Flavored Parmesan Tuiles/Crisps

These thin, firm sheets of baked parmesan cheese are an elegant, flavorful garnish for all sorts of savory dishes.  They can even be formed into very delicate cups if you’re quick when they come out of the oven. They’re already
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Leek, Gruyere & Morel Frittata

Whipping a huge amount of air into the eggs is the secret to making this frittata as fluffy as a cloud.  Intense earthiness from the morels flows through the tarragon into the flavor of the eggs with the leeks providing
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Goat Cheese, Pine Nut, Orange & Fennel Squash Blossoms

These crispy squash blossoms, filled with a creamy cheese filling spiked with fresh orange zest and pine nuts, really shine when finished with a light dusting of fennel pollen. This version of the filling has a strong orange & nutty
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