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Cheese

  • Roasted Beets and burrata on a white platter

    Roasted Beet and Burrata Salad

    Roasted Beet and Burrata Salad with basil walnut oil ~ this is my kind of food ~ simple, vibrant, healthy…with a touch of mouthwatering decadence.  It’s lovely to look at, so…

  • Hot quest dip

    15 Excuses to Have Hot Cheesy Dip for Dinner

    15 Excuses to Have Hot Cheesy Dip for Dinner (as if you needed one) ~ a collection of hearty hot appetizers that can stand in for dinner at a moment’s notice.…

  • Winter Cheese Platter

    How to Make an Epic Winter Cheese Board

    How to Make an Epic Winter Cheese Board ~ grazing tables are all the rage this year, and this blockbuster appetizer is ideal for winter holidays, game days, or any time…

  • A bowl of colorful Jewel Box Labneh Balls

    Jewel Box Labneh Balls

    Today we’re making Jewel Box Labneh Balls ~ these little gems are made with homemade yogurt cheese rolled in colorful herbs and spices.  Serve with a fresh sliced baguette, then let…

  • homemade labneh balls in a jar with olive oil, lemon, and thyme

    How to Make Labneh (Yogurt Cheese)

    How to Make Labneh (Yogurt Cheese) ~ this exciting recipe is a method for making cheese from yogurt!  It’s a Middle Eastern staple and it’s incredibly rich and creamy.  I love…

  • basil marinated mozzarella with sliced summer tomatoes on a white surface

    Basil Marinated Mozzarella with summer tomatoes

    Basil Marinated Mozzarella with summer tomatoes ~ this riff on Caprese salad is the ultimate healthy summer tomato salad!  The simplest foods are usually the best, and we know instinctively that…

  • Baked feta cheese with olives, lemon, and rosemary with toasted bread on a tray with toasted bread

    Baked Feta Cheese with Olives and Lemon

    Baked Feta Cheese with Olives and Lemon ~ an easy baked cheese appetizer that shows off the spectacular sun drenched  flavors of the Mediterranean.  Serve it with some toasted bread and…

  • How to Make the Ultimate Cheese Board

    How to Make the Ultimate Cheese Board ~ an easy meat and cheese platter is ideal for the busy holiday season. ~ it’s quick to throw together, looks stunning, feeds 2…

  • What to Make Now: Baked Brie

    What to Make Now: Baked Brie ~ baked Brie is the easiest slam dunk appetizer ever invented.  If you can turn on the oven you can make one of these ooey…

  • Brûléed Brie

    Brûléed Brie ~ this is your wow appetizer for the season ~ you only need a wheel of Brie and some sugar to do this, and the results speak for themselves. …

  • Easy Baked Brie with Figs and Honey

    Easy Baked Brie with Figs and Honey ~ this elegant baked cheese is your ultimate Fall and holiday appetizer, but it’s so rich and decadent you could even serve it for…

  • Cacio e Pepe Macaroni and Cheese marries the uber simple but powerfully flavored classic Italian pasta with everybody's favorite comfort food ~ delish!

    Cacio e Pepe Macaroni and Cheese

    Cacio e Pepe Macaroni and Cheese marries the uber simple but powerfully flavored classic Italian pasta with everybody’s favorite comfort food ~ delish!…

  • Spinach Artichoke Dip Stuffed Bread ~ theviewfromgreatisland.com

    Cheesy Spinach Artichoke Bread

    Cheesy Spinach Artichoke Bread is the perfect appetizer package….everybody’s favorite garlicky, cheesy dip all hot and bubbly and ready-stuffed into a crunchy baguette.  Slice it up and watch it disappear.…

  • Homemade Boursin Cheese Recipe ~ theviewfromgreatisland.com

    Homemade Boursin Cheese Recipe

    My Homemade Boursin Cheese recipe will blow you away, not only because it’s easy to do, spot on delicious, and will impress the heck out of your friends…but because it will…

  • Super easy cheesy beer dip

    Cheesy Beer Dip with Pretzel Rolls

    Cheesy Beer Dip with Pretzel Rolls is a quick and easy game night people pleaser.  I’ve used refrigerated dough to make the pretzel rolls super fast…while they bake you can whisk…

  • The Best Smokey Onion Dip

    The Best Smokey Onion Dip ~ this creamy, cheesy baked onion dip has a hint of smokey flavor which makes it stand out from the rest!…

  • Macaroni and Cheese taken up a notch with jalapeno peppers

    4 Alarm Macaroni and Cheese

    Don’t be alarmed (hehe) you are in complete control of the heat level in this 4 Alarm Macaroni and Cheese — are you more of a one-alarm type? No problem, I’ve…

  • Warm and oozy baked Brie with Roasted Cranberries

    Baked Brie with Maple Roasted Cranberries

    Baked Brie with Maple Roasted Cranberries is an easy holiday appetizer, and it’s so darned pretty! Baked Brie doesn’t always come across my radar when I’m thinking about what to serve…

  • Meatballs smothered in cheese

    Cheesy Skillet Meatballs with Garlic Toast

    Cheesy Skillet Meatballs with Garlic Toast ~ this easy hot appetizer or light dinner with tender meatballs baked up in an ooey gooey cheese sauce comes with crisp slices of garlic…

  • Easy and elegant Baked Eggs in ouff pastry

    Tomato and Egg Puff Pastry Tarts

    Tomato and Egg Puff Pastry Tarts are a wonderfully elegant breakfast that only looks hard to put together.  Make these pretty galettes the centerpiece of your next brunch!…

  • jalapeno goat cheese is fabulous on crackers or pita chips

    Jalapeno Goat Cheese

    Jalapeno Goat Cheese is a super simple but unusual cheese spread is an easy appetizer that will have you coming back for more…and more!  …

  • DIY Mascarpone Cheese

    How to Make Homemade Mascarpone Cheese

    Creamy homemade mascarpone cheese is an easy homemade cheese that’s fun to make right in your own kitchen — use it in all sorts of authentic Italian recipes, both sweet and…

  • grapefruit and rosemary marinated feta

    Grapefruit and Rosemary Marinated Feta Cheese

    Grapefruit and Rosemary Marinated Feta Cheese is an easy way to infuse cheese with flavor, and it makes a fabulous homemade food gift, too! We’re slowly slouching toward salad season…and putting…

  • Minimal Monday: Parmesan Cheese Crisps

    If you can open a bag of chips, you can make these Parmesan Cheese Crisps. They’re just as crunchy, and way more impressive. All you need is one ingredient ~ Parmesan…

  • Fried Rosemary Mozzarella Balls

    Fried Mozzarella Balls ~These crispy little balls of molten cheese will lure everybody to the appetizer table, use your favorite marinara sauce for dipping! Here’s a cold weather way to enjoy…

  • Mini Baked Brie en Croute

    Mini Baked Brie en Croute is an elegant but surprisingly simple appetizer made with mini wheels of cheese and frozen puff pastry.  It’s the ultimate holiday finger food! You’ve probably seen…

  • fresh sage leaves being rolled for Fried Sage and Manchego Cheese Rolls

    Fried Sage and Manchego Cheese Rolls

    Fried Sage and Manchego Cheese Rolls ~ tender sage leaves are wrapped around tiny chunks of Manchego cheese and then lightly fried for a unique appetizer.…

  • Marinated Goat Cheese

    This Marinated Goat Cheese multi-tasks.  It tops and dresses a salad.  It can be an appetizer, part of a cheese plate, or top homemade pizza or bruschetta.  It’s the perfect host…