April is National Grilled Cheese Month. We’ve seen many different ways to make a grilled cheese sandwich, including bread-free, low-carb versions that substitute sliced portabello mushrooms or ham—a bread-free ham and cheese sandwich, grilled on a panini press. Today we present another option: a grilled cheese sandwich where halloumi cheese (photo #2) is substituted for […]

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[1] Need an “Easter cheese?” Put bunny ears or a tail on a wheel of it (photo © Jasper Hill Farm). [2] How about surrounding the cheese board with small foil-wrapped Easter eggs? Chocolate and cheese are a good pairing (photo © Murray’s Cheese).   Turn a great cheese into the Easter Bunny (photo #1). […]

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[1] Happy 100th Anniversary to The Laughing Cow. The red velvet cake is available from Daisy Cakes Bakery (all photos © The Laughing Cow Cheese). [2] The familiar round box; here, in the new Chickpea & Cheese with Herb blend. [3] A wedge of the new Red Bean & Cheese with Paprika. [4] The Laughing […]

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Have some fun with potatoes this weekend: Make potato stacks in your muffin cups. The potato slices have crisp edges, and can be eaten like a stack of pancakes, in single slices, or whatever way creativity guides you. (We picked them up and ate them like chips.) The recipe, from Wisconsin Cheese, uses romano cheese […]

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Here’s a delicious bite with a Valentine’s Day accent—although it’s a yummy bite any day of the year (photos #1 and #2). Whether for your own home or as a homemade gift, a cheese lover may be more appreciative of this gift than with empty-carb chocolate or homemade cupcakes. The recipe takes immerses cheese balls […]

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Some “food art” can only be achieved by professional food stylists. We’re always delighted to come across something simple, that we can make ourselves. Serve the tomato flowers with a round of Boursin as an appetizer, or use individual “flowers” as an individual plate garnish. Thanks to Boursin for the idea.     RECIPE: BOURSIN […]

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[1] You can build these crisps on any base you like. We chose toasted ficelle*, a long loaf of French bread that’s narrower than a baguette (photos #1 and #2 © Cambria Style). [2] Buy extra figs and place them in a bowl for those who’d like some fresh fruit. [3] Divina fig spread is […]

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Chef Eric LeVine is a chef whom we love to follow. He is a fountain of creative ideas, always looking to bring something new and delectable to his restaurant menus. His aim is not just to feed his patrons well, but to delight them. Also a cookbook author and multi-award-winning chef—including a champion of the […]

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