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Recipe: Dill Cheddar Scones

Recipe: Dill Cheddar Scones

During the frosty winter season, it is important to have your breakfast snacks in a row. You should be able to roll out of bed, turn on the oven, and warm your kitchen and your belly in a swift 30 minutes. Here’s a quick scone recipe, using dill cheddar cheese, that can be prepped ahead of time.

Recipe: Simple Holiday Cheese Tarts

Recipe: Simple Holiday Cheese Tarts

With holiday gatherings around the corner, it is important to have delicious, seasonal finger food, with cheese included.  We’ve included two reci...

Recipe: Caramelized Pear and Blue Cheesecake with an Almond-Walnut Florentine Crust

Recipe: Caramelized Pear and Blue Cheesecake with an Almond-Walnut Florentine Crust

I made this cheesecake recipe using blue cheese. This recipe can go savory or sweet, and can be served as small slivers as an appetizer or after dinner bite. The Almond-Walnut Florentine crust is more like a cookie wafer. A delicious way to bake with blue cheese.

Recipe: Sweet Potato and Bread Stuffing with Mushrooms, Bacon, Sage and Blue Cheese

Recipe: Sweet Potato and Bread Stuffing with Mushrooms, Bacon, Sage and Blue Cheese

A unique take on a traditional Thanksgiving bread stuffing, this recipe features sweet potato, mushrooms, bacon, sage, and blue cheese.  Cooking with blue cheese has never been this tasty.

Cheddar Crusted Apple Pie

Cheddar Crusted Apple Pie

This is a classic combination of cheese and pie.  The recipe is adapted from both the Gourmet Cookbook and Martha Stewart.  Cheddar and apples wil...

Recipe: Blue Cheese Stuffed Mushrooms Wrapped in Bacon

Recipe: Blue Cheese Stuffed Mushrooms Wrapped in Bacon

This blue cheese stuffed mushrooms recipe is even better when wrapped in bacon. The blue cheese really shines and stand up to the meatiness of the bacon and mushroom. This is a great appetizer for your next party, and brings a new meaning to cooking with blue cheese.

Recipe: Ossau Iraty Walnut Mini Biscuits

Recipe: Ossau Iraty Walnut Mini Biscuits

This biscuit recipe features Ossau Iraty sheep milk cheese and walnuts.  The biscuits are simultaneously delicate and rich, and the walnuts bring out the nuttiness of the sheep milk cheese.  Baking with cheese just got even better.  This is the best biscuit recipe for breakfast or dinner.

Recipe: Baked Camembert with Raspberry Jam in Homemade Pie Crust

Recipe: Baked Camembert with Raspberry Jam in Homemade Pie Crust

The master cheese affineur Hervé Mons has crafted a pasteurized Camembert le Pommier that is rich and flavorful. Notice the rind on this bloomy ri...

Fluffy Fontina Cheese Soufflé Recipe

Fluffy Fontina Cheese Soufflé Recipe

This cheese souffle recipe is a breakfast classic, and is very simple to make. We used Fontina cheese, but you can also substitute fontina for semi-soft, meltable cheeses like cheddar, havarti, and swiss styles.

Mascarpone Stuffed Gougères with Salty Caramel and Poached Pear

Mascarpone Stuffed Gougères with Salty Caramel and Poached Pear

This recipe was inspired from this past year’s American Raw Milk Cheese Tasting.  For the fourth and final course, we were tasting Bonnie Blue ch...

Mimolette Soft Chewy Caramels

Mimolette Soft Chewy Caramels

Many people I know have fixated on the visually and texturally compelling Mimolette cheese. Its exterior is crater-like, its interior is a bright ...

Recipe: Lemon Orange Ricotta Bars

Recipe: Lemon Orange Ricotta Bars

Looking for a family-friendly ricotta dessert for afternoon tea or for after dinner?  These lemon orange ricotta bars are a great balance of sweet and savory and can be even be enjoyed as a breakfast bar.  We use homemade ricotta in this one, but you can also use store-bought ricotta.