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Why Does the Difference Between Parmesan and...
The Difference between Parmesan and Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese
What Is Mascarpone Cheese and How Can You Cook...
What does mascarpone taste like and what can it be used for?
The 6 Best Cheeses for Grilled Cheese Sandwiches
The Best Cheese for Grilled Cheese Sandwiches
Pumpkin Ricotta Cake
Spiced pumpkin cake made moist and rich with the addition of ricotta cheese
Six Quick Dinner Ideas for Busy Food Lovers
Easy but never boring, these six recipes will keep you well fed
Blue Cheese Sauce for Steak
Blue Cheese Sauce Recipe
Brie vs Camembert
You'll never confuse Brie and Camembert at the cheese store again after reading this handy guide about the differences between the two cheeses
A New and Better Spinach Dip
A new and improved version of hot spinach dip that skips the mayonnaise and uses high-quality Alpine-style cheese
Does Goat Cheese Have Lactose?
Is goat cheese a low lactose cheese and is it easier to digest?
Yes, You Really Can Throw this Cheese on the...
Step-by-step instructions for grilling Halloumi cheese
Can People Who Are Lactose Intolerant Still...
Low Lactose Cheeses and Lactose Free Cheeses
5 Delicious Cheeses to Try on Your Salad
Five Great Cheeses for Salad
Avoid Lactose Without Giving Up Cheese
What is Lactose Free Cheese?
Cooking Measurements for Cheese
Cooking Measurements for Cheese
What Makes Blue Cheese Blue?
Why does blue cheese look and taste the way it does? Here is how blue cheese get those gorgeous and flavorful blue streaks...
How to Build an Impressive Cheese Platter
Cheese platters can be simple or elaborate, depending on what type of party you're throwing and how much money you want to spend.
New Discovery Shows Why Swiss Cheese Has Holes
Why Does Swiss Cheese Have Holes?
Don't Have Any Parmesan? Try These Tasty...
Parmesan Cheese Substitutes - Hard Cheese
A Handy List of Raw Milk Cheeses
Cheeses Made With Unpasteurized Milk
What is Rennet?
Rennet is used to coagulate, or thicken, milk during the cheesemaking process. Chymosin (also called rennin) is the enzyme used to produce rennet.
5 Delicious Cheeses That Travel Well
Cheese that Travels Without Refrigeration
One-Pot Baked Spaghetti and Meatballs Recipe
Baked spaghetti and meatballs secretly loaded with veggies is an easy, one-pot family meal
You Don't Have to Love Goat Cheese to Love This...
You'd never guess the secret ingredient in this creamy and not overly sweet pumpkin cheesecake parfait (hint: it's goat cheese)
Try This Greek Specialty: Grilled Halloumi
Grilled Halloumi Recipe. Cheese.
Aromatic, Affordable Truffle Cheese
An overview of what truffle cheese tastes like, the different kinds of truffle cheeses, and a list of recipe ideas.
Make Your Own Goat Cheese with Two Ingredients
How to Make Goat Cheese - How to Make Homemade Goat Cheese
5 Delicious Fruit Spreads to Serve with Cheese
Five Fruit Spreads to Pair With Cheese - Fruit and Cheese
Six Important Steps in Cheesemaking
There are six important steps in cheesemaking: acidification, coagulation, separating curds and whey, salting, shaping, and ripening.
What You Need to Know About Unpasteurized Cheese
Unpasteurized Cheese - Everything You Need to Know About Cheese Made From Raw Milk
National Cheese Appreciation Day, June 4th
Serving a gorgeous cheese platter is easy when you know how much and what types of cheese to buy.
Serve This Nuts with Cheese
Serving nuts with cheese
Thin, Crispy Flatbread with this Easy Recipe
Lavash Flatbread - Lavash Recipe
Online Cheese Stores
Buying Cheese Online
How do You Prevent Fresh Mozzarella Pizza From...
Tips for melting fresh mozzarella on a pizza without making the pizza watery
Serving Crackers With Cheese
serving crackers with cheese
Crock Pot Recipes for Every Season
Healthy and easy Crock Pot enchiladas made with quinoa, black beans and corn
The 5 Best Types of Cheese for Burgers
Find out what the best cheese is for burgers
You're Vegetarian, But is Your Cheese?
An explanation of why rennet is used in cheesemaking, the different types of rennet, and why some rennet is not vegetarian
5 Types of Cheese That Give Soup More Flavor
Cheese can add a lot of flavor to soup, whether it's used as a garnish or as a main ingredient. These five cheeses are especially delicious in soup.
5 Best Cheeses to Pair with Sparkling Wine
Five Cheeses to Pair With Sparkling Wine
Cheese - Search Results
Having trouble? Here are some helpful suggestions: Check your spelling. Avoid punctuation, and make sure
What Are Curds and Whey?
Whey is the liquid that is expelled from cheese curds during the cheesemaking process. Traditionally, ricotta was always made from whey, not milk.
What's Better Than Greek Yogurt? Labneh.
Is labneh really better than Greek yogurt and sour cream?
Avoiding Lactose? Try These Lactose Free Cheeses.
Lactose free cheese substitutes include rice cheese, soy cheese and almond cheese
The Best Grilled Cheese Sandwich Recipes
A Collection of the Best Grilled Cheese Sandwich Recipes
Healthy Summer Veggie in the Crock Pot
A healthy crock pot recipe made from corn, yellow squash, yellow peppers and fresh basil
Finally, a Turkey Burger that Tastes Like a...
A few easy cooking tips and key ingredients, like roasted poblano peppers and pepper jack cheese, give this turkey burger moist, juicy, amazing flavor
Elegant and Easy Provolone Stuffed Pork Chop
Provolone stuffed pork chops seasoned with lemon, garlic and fennel
Zesty Broccoli and Corn Salad with Cilantro Pesto
Roasted broccoli served cold with fresh corn and cilantro pesto
Better Than Cornbread, Labneh Quick Bread Recipe
A slightly sweet, buttery quick bread made with whole wheat flour, labneh and olive oil. If you like corn bread, you'll love this recipe.
Cheese and Honey, The Perfect Sweet &...
Pairing the sweet flavor of honey with cheese is an easy way to add an exciting new flavor element to a cheese plate.
7 Ways to Garnish a Cheese Plate
How to Garnish a Cheese Plate - What to Serve with Cheese
A Whole New Way to Serve Chicken Parmesan
This recipe turns chicken parmesan into a light and refreshing pasta salad
Types of Feta Cheese
A look at the range of different types of feta cheese, including Bulgarian feta, Israeli feta, American feta and the familiar Greek feta.
How to Describe Cheese Like a Pro
What does it mean when a cheese is rustic or nutty or vegetal or funky? It's important to understand the meaning behind the descriptive words you'll hear at a cheese chop to describe the aroma and flavor of cheese.
Easy Baked Ricotta
Baked Ricotta Recipe. Cheese.
Easy Macaroni and Cheese
A simple but delicious recipe for Macaroni and Cheese
Creamy Blue Cheese Chicken
Blue Cheese Chicken Recipe
7 Simple Steps to Making Your Own Ricotta
A visual guide for making creamy homemade ricotta out of two ingredients, milk and buttermilk
Easy Creamy Baked Macaroni and Cheese Recipe
An incredibly creamy, easy recipe for baked macaroni and cheese made with mascarpone cheese, cottage cheese and gruyere.
What is Cheesecloth and Why Do You Need It?
What is cheesecloth and how is it used to make cheese?
Make Goat Cheese at Home
A visual guide to making goat cheese at home
What is Burrata?
Learn more about how mozzarella's super-creamy cousin burrata is made and delicious ways to serve burrata cheese
Is Unpasteurized Cheese Safe?
Raw vs. Pasteurized Issue. Cheese.
What is Soft Ripened Cheese?
What is Soft Ripened Cheese?
Pairing Cheese and Pinot Noir
Cheese and Pinot Noir
What is Cottage Cheese?
Learn about how cottage cheese is made, how to make your own cottage cheese and discover new cottage cheese recipes
Five Best Types of Cheese for Cheeseburgers
Who can resist a cheeseburger? Adding a new dimension of flavor to burgers is as simple as using different types of cheeses.
You Know What Cheddar is, But What's Cheddaring?
Cheddaring is a unique process that gives cheddar cheese the texture we all love
Weeknight Baked Blue Cheese Chicken
An easy recipe that you can throw together any night of the week and makes a great blue cheese dip for crackers and bread.
Pairing Cheese & Coffee
Pairings Cheese and Coffee
Learn How to Make Homemade Ricotta Cheese
How to Make Homemade Ricotta Cheese
Croutons Get Even Better with Cheese
A simple recipe for the perfect salad topper, cheese croutons
5 Cheeses to Pair with Rose Wine
Pairing Rose Wine and Cheese
5 Types of Wine to Pair with Goat Cheese
The complex layers of earthy and sometimes funky flavors that give goat cheese its unique character can make pairing wine challenging.
Broccoli and Cheese Soup Recipe
Broccoli and Cheese Soup Recipe
So, What Exactly is Pot Cheese?
Pot cheese is a fresh cheese that's similar to cottage cheese. Follow this recipe to make your own pot cheese.
7 Types of Dessert Wine and the Cheeses They Love
These seven dessert wines often pair beautifully with various cheeses.
Try This Easy Weeknight Dinner, Quinoa with...
This healthy quinoa recipe is a tasty alternative to pasta with red sauce
Take Your Meal to the Next Level with Parmesan...
Parmesan Crisps Recipe - Parmesan Crisps
Squeaky Cheese
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The Best Way to Keep Cheese Fresh
Learn about the best ways to store soft and hard cheeses at home.
Types of Cheese
There are many types of cheese out there. Learn the language of cheesemongers and find out which categories your favorite cheeses fall into.
Italy's Most Famous Cheese, Parmigiano-Reggiano
What are the characteristics of genuine Parmigiano-Reggiano?
Spanish Cheese Drunken Goat
Spanish Cheese Drunken Goat - Drunken Goat Cheese
Cheese Made With Vegetarian Rennet: A Must Read...
A guide for cheese-loving vegetarians. Find out which sources of rennet are suitable for vegetarians and view a list of vegetarian cheeses.
Pumpkin Bread Pudding, The Perfect Thanksgiving...
Who needs pumpkin pie when you can have pumpkin bread pudding?
Make Your Own Mozzarella
Learn how to make mozzarella at home, what types of mozzarella are sold in stores and then try out some new mozzarella recipes
Simple, Perfect Raw Kale Salad
Raw Kale Salad with Grated Cheese and Lemon Dressing Recipe
Learn How to Make a Simple Cheese Plate
Instructions and cheese suggestions for a basic cheese platter.
The Only Guide You Need to Make a Cheese Platter
A visual guide to making a stunning cheese plate for any party
A Bright New Spinach Dip
A new version of the classic spinach dip with bright, lemony flavor
How to Serve the Best Cheese, All the Time
Why Should Cheese Be Tasted at Room Temperature?
Try This Easy Appetizer, Brie With Pesto
Brie With Pesto Recipe. Cheese.
6 Favorite Flatbread Pizza Recipes
Six favorite flatbread pizza recipes made with a cracker-thin crust and non-traditional toppings
Spanakopita Recipe
A simple and delicious Spanakopita recipe.
Supplies and Ingredients Needed to Make Cheese
To make cheese at home it requires a few essential tools and ingredients. You can buy these supplies separately, or choose the easier option: a cheese kit that includes all the essentials. These kits can be bought from online cheese supply stores. Kitchen supply stores and stores that sell beer brewing equipment typically sell cheesemaking kits and equipment too. Below is a basic shopping list for making simple cheeses in your own kitchen. Consult your recipe for other ingredients.
Why Cheesemongers Love Alpine Cheese
Alpine cheese is a uniquely flavorful category of cheese made according to centuries-old traditions and methods.
Grana Padano Italian Cheese
Grana Padano Italian Cheese - Grana Padano
Baked Rigatoni with a Secret Ingredient
A creamy, decadent rigatoni dish baked with mascarpone cheese, fontina and italian sausage - although the dish can also be made vegetarian. Better than lasagna!
Cheese and Cocktails
Pairing Cheese and Cocktails
The Cheese to Buy for Your Next Party
Cheese Platter Suggestions
6 Best Blue Cheese Sauce Recipes
Blue Cheese Sauce - Blue Cheese Sauce Recipes
Light and Fluffy Ricotta Cheesecake
Ricotta Cheesecake Recipe
What is an Affineur?
Love cheese? Maybe you'd like to become an affineur for a living
Mushroom and Gruyere Stuffing
Mushroom and Gruyere Stuffing Recipe - Mushroom Stuffing Recipe
Crispy Parmesan Crusted Tilapia with Basil
Crispy parmesan crusted tilipia is an easy weeknight meal that feels fancy
Do You Love Goat Brie?
Goat Brie - Goat cheese
5 Types of Cheese to Pair with Syrah
Pairing Cheese and Syrah
Light and Airy Baked Ricotta Pudding Cake
Baked Ricotta Pudding Recipe. Cheese.
Sweet Honey and Mascarpone Spread
A sweet and luxurious blend of mascarpone cheese, honey, cinnamon and lemon zest is an easy dessert recipe that can be served with fruit
The Perfect Reuben Sandwich
Reuben Sandwich. Cheese.
What is Cheddaring?
Definition of Cheddaring. Cheese.
Easy Homemade Olive Oil Crackers
A recipe for light and crisp homemade crackers made with olive oil and sea salt
4 Great Nacho Recipes
What is the best cheese for nachos? If you're adventurous, nachos can be made with everything from feta to blue cheese.
A Bold New Way to Serve Halloumi Cheese
Grilled Halloumi and Olive Salad - Grilled Halloumi Cheese
Super Easy Blue Cheese Pasta Sauce
Easy Blue Cheese Sauce Recipe - Blue Cheese Sauce
Artichoke and Goat Cheese Stuffing
Artichoke hearts, goat cheese and a little bit of Parmesan cheese are mixed into this stuffing that you'll want to eat all winter long
Make an Autumn Fruit Salad
Fruit Salad Recipe. Cheese.
Pairing Cheese and Chardonnay
Pairing Cheese and Chardonnay
What is a Bloomy Rind?
Many of the soft, creamy and luscious cheeses you love most have a bloomy rind
Quick Weeknight Dinner: Crispy Quinoa With Kale
A healthy, quick dinner of crispy quinoa with kale
Gifts for Cheese Lovers
Gifts for Cheese Lovers
The Easiest Homemade Cheese Recipe: Garlic...
Yogurt Cheese Balls Recipe, cheese spread
My Favorite Kale Salad
An generous amount of avocado and an eye-opening lemon+parmesan salad dressing give this kale salad rich flavor
The Ultimate Tuna Melt
The ultimate tuna melt recipe made with lots of cheese and one secret ingredient - fried capers
Make a Basic Cheese Plate
Instructions and cheese suggestions for a basic cheese platter
What is Crescenza Cheese?
A detailed description of Crescenza, a soft Italian cheese
Cauliflower and Lentil Pizza Crust
A surprisingly delicious gluten-free pizza crust made from cauliflower, lentil beans and cheese.
Dutch Cheese Five-Year Aged Gouda
Five-Year Aged Gouda from Holland
Go All Out With This Decadent Blue Cheese and...
Mushrooms and blue cheese in a rich sauce for steak, chicken or pasta
5 Quick Tips for Buying and Storing Cheese
Whether you shop for cheese at a large grocery store or a small, locally owned cheese shop, there are a few things you should always keep in mind. Knowing how to buy high-quality cheese, and how to store it, insures you will get your money’s worth.
Why is Ash Used in Cheesemaking?
Ash is used in cheesemaking for both aesthetic and practical reasons.
A Recipe for Traditional Hamburger hot dish,...
A traditional recipe for simple and delicious hamburger hot dish
Ricotta Salata and Ricotta Salata Substitutes
Ricotta Salata is a versatile Italian cheese with a nutty, salty flavor that pairs well with many recipes. Can't find Ricotta Salata? There are several other types of cheese you can use instead.
Roasted Broccoli Salad with Arugula &...
Warm broccoli salad with mushrooms, arugula and shave parmesan
What is Aged Gouda?
Find out how aged Gouda made and what Boerenkaas gouda is
So What Exactly is Crème Fraîche?
Learn what creme fraiche tastes like and how to cook a few creme fraiche recipes
Strawberry Mascarpone Tart Recipe
Strawberry Mascarpone Tart Recipe
Homemade Cheese Crackers
Cheese Cracker Recipe
Should You Be Afraid of Cheese Mites?
Cheese mites are invisible to the naked eye, but when clustered together look like very fine brownish dust.
10 Homemade Cracker Recipes
How to pair cheese and crackers, including recipes for homemade crackers
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