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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 dessert!…

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! I promise you won’t regret making this easy mac & cheese recipe!  Cacio e pepe (cheese…

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. It’s unanimous in our family, spinach artichoke dip is…

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 save you SO MUCH money!  Don’t lose track…

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 together the cheese dip and have this hot…

Smokey Onion Dip

This Smokey Onion Dip is patterned after my all time favorite Sweet Vidalia Onion Dip.  When Vidalias aren’t in season, this is my go to.  The smokey flavor of smoked Gouda and Gruyere cheese makes it extra special, and…

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 got you covered. Think you’re hot stuff and…

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 for guests.  I think that’s because it’s so…

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 bread for scooping ~ yum! Everyone has their…

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! I’ve got a miniseries running on the blog of these little baked egg pastries.  I love them.  They’re versatile and so…

jalapeno goat cheese is fabulous on crackers or pita chips

Jalapeno Goat Cheese

We discovered this amazing jalapeno goat cheese spread, or dip, at our favorite Middle Eastern stand at the farmers market.  The guy sells a dizzying array of yogurts, dips, salads and spreads.  It’s like a colorful mosaic of little…

How to Make Homemade Mascarpone Cheese

Creamy homemade mascarpone cheese is easy and fun to make right in your own kitchen — use it in all sorts of authentic Italian recipes, both sweet and savory — and save a lot of money while you’re at…

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 up these little bite sized blocks of feta…

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 cheese! This is how simple it is: you…

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 fresh mozzarella cheese.  You can do this with…

Baked Cheese—the most romantic appetizer ever

Simple Baked Cheese ~ a memorable appetizer that’s as easy as it sounds.  It works equally well for game night and date night! It doesn’t sound like much, but this is one of the great culinary experiences out there. …

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. You’ve probably seen these cute individual Brie cheese rounds, they’re adorable, and I always pick them up…

Minimal Monday: Fried Sage and Manchego Cheese Rolls

Fried Sage and Manchego Cheese Rolls are a super easy and unique appetizer! A while back I picked up an old Italian cookbook at a thrift store.  One of the recipes that struck me was an unusual appetizer of…

Marinated Goat Cheese

This cheese multi-tasks.  It tops and dresses a salad.  It can be an appetizer, or part of a cheese plate. It can go on homemade pizza or bruschetta.  It’s the perfect host gift. It has a high creativity quotient…