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Raclette Dinner Recipe with Roasted Potatoes, Carrots & Apples

Raclette Dinner Recipe with Roasted Potatoes, Carrots & Apples

Raclette Dinner with Roasted Vegetables & Caramelized Shallots As the air cools, it comes time to turn on the oven and roast vegetables once a...

Warm Potato Tarte Tatin with Goat Cheese & Pecorino

Warm Potato Tarte Tatin with Goat Cheese & Pecorino

This is a crowd-pleasing starter for a group of 4 or a filling entree for two with a fresh spring salad.  The sweetness of the cherry tomatoes, the...

Crème Fraîche Mushroom Risotto

Crème Fraîche Mushroom Risotto

Crème Fraîche is one of the classics that I teach in my private cheese making workshops.  It is a simple cultured cream that has a silky texture; ...

Recipe: Savory Dutch Baby Pancake with Mushrooms, Spinach, and Bayley Hazen Blue Cheese

Recipe: Savory Dutch Baby Pancake with Mushrooms, Spinach, and Bayley Hazen Blue Cheese

The secret to a savory dutch baby pancake is lots and lots of fresh cracked pepper. It is also one of those recipes that can be easily whipped up with available pantry items: eggs, milk, flour, corn starch, sauteed vegetables, and a small nub of cheese. This is quick, simple recipe for breakfast, lunch or dinner.

Recipe: Parsnip, Apple, Shallot, and Thyme Soup with Aged Pecorino

Recipe: Parsnip, Apple, Shallot, and Thyme Soup with Aged Pecorino

This Parsnip, Apple, Shallot, and Thyme Soup Recipe with Shaved, Aged Pecorino is adapted from The Kitchn. It is a great fall or winter weather soup that uses shaved pecorino cheese to add flavor and body to the pureed soup.

Recipe: Cheese and Turkish Pepper Pide

Recipe: Cheese and Turkish Pepper Pide

A cheesy flatbread recipe that is made for a group gathering, pide is the Turkish version of pita bread that is traditionally prepared during Ramadan. It can be enjoyed with any meal as a flavorful, fluffy, light side bread. You can rotate the varietal of pepper flakes and the type of cheese used in this recipe, too!

Recipe: Parmesan Cheese Straws with Islahiye Pepper

Recipe: Parmesan Cheese Straws with Islahiye Pepper

If you're entertaining, these cheese straws liberally sprinkled with Islahiye Pepper will satiate your guests upon arrival. They are excellent paired with sparkling white wine or pinot noir. You can also switch out the turkish pepper for red pepper flakes and it will be equally delicious, just a little spicier!

Recipe: Honey Orange Pistachio Lace Cookies

Recipe: Honey Orange Pistachio Lace Cookies

This honey orange pistachio lace cookie recipe provides the best of those worlds: the pistachios balance the sweetness of the honey, and the orange zest brings out deeper, caramelized flavors.  The cookie is a great pairing for a cheese board as an alternative to a cracker.

Mt. Tam Baked in Puff Pastry with Strawberry Preserves and Thyme

Mt. Tam Baked in Puff Pastry with Strawberry Preserves and Thyme

Before the weather gets too warm, wrap a Cowgirl Creamery Mt. Tam in puff pastry, and indulge.  This is a perfect party trick, as it packs a wow ...

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.