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Help me find the world's best cheddar cheese spread!

by girlwonder88 9 years ago

(Not sure if this is the right place to post this question; please redirect if you need to). I'm addicted to good sharp cheddar cheese spread-give me a tub of cheese, some water crackers, a glas...

Need Help - Gruyère Substitute

by blackstar199445 10 days ago

Trying to make homemade French onion soup which calls for Gruyère cheese what can be substituted for it

The Rise of Southern Cheese (South Indian)

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by Melanie Wong 14 days ago

Locally produced European-style cheeses such as fresh mozzarella, brie and cheddar are increasing in South India made by small batch artisanal producers. And there's experimentation with local flav...

Folios Cheese Wraps

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by Melanie Wong 18 days ago

These look interesting . . . Folios Cheese Wraps are lightly baked sheets of cheese marketed as a keto diet substitute for tortillas. Any first mouth reports? The article says they're available at...

Where to buy bufalo mozzarella in the SF Bay Area?

by Herf 27 days ago

I can get it online, but I'd prefer to buy it locally. Anywhere in the Bay Area I can get bufalo mozzarella DOP?

Cheeses native to Caribbean?

by jadorelabouffe 11 years ago

I am compiling a caribbean tasting menu for a restaurant and was wondering what cheeses are native to the caribbean, if any.

Best Cheese for Mac and Cheese

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by Melanie Wong 22 days ago

This article has recommendations from six cheese experts on the best cheese(s) to use for mac and cheese. What do you think? What are your own favorites for this?

White American Cheese - Boars Head or Land O' Lakes

by Woof Woof Woof 9 years ago

I am muchly over that American that comes in plastic rather buying strictly at the Deli now. But curious as to which brand, if at all, is better?? These two seem to be the Front-Runners if I may s...

Jasper Hill's Harbison, $12.99 @ Trader Joe's

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by Melanie Wong 4 months ago

Monday night I was browsing Trader Joe’s in Morgan Hill and noticed one of my favorite cheeses, Jasper Hill's Harbison on the shelf. Not only was I surprised to see something of such limited produc...

Can I make goat cheese with evaporated milk?

by NonnieMuss 5 years ago

Okay - I can't get a goat or a herd share. That's the first thing. A goat is impossible and a herd share isn't feasible, although I realize those are the best options for fresh goat's milk. Milk...

Cheese storage?

by toastedtoast 29 days ago

I have some Colby Jack cheese sticks that I put in the side of the fridge. The fridge is at 38 degrees but I’m wondering if this part gets a little warmer. Should I continue to store it here?

What was this garnish I had with my cheese?

by deegc 2 months ago

I was at an Italian restaurant a while ago and had a cheese plate that came with three sweet garnishes: honey, a jam, and then something that was a bit dry and crystallized but sweet. You can see i...

Kraft Old English Cheese

by vvv03 11 years ago

I have a recipe that calls for Kraft Old English Cheese. I have never heard of this and chances are I'm not finding this in the cheese section at Zabars. Anyone know what this stuff is and what a ...

Should parmesan be freshly grated?

by MarleneDietrich 5 months ago

Hello, My grocery store sells raw milk parmesano reggiano pre-grated (and un-grated). Is there any reason good quality parmesan should be freshly grated as long as it is used in a few weeks? ...

Farmer's Cheese - what is it? And what to do with it?

by SamuelAt 10 years ago

I love cheese. When I am in the store, forget the the cookies, cakes, and sweets. I am tempted by the cheese aisle. Recently I have really enjoyed Bel Paese - a creamy, soft Italian cheese that ...

Any recipes for making hard chhurpi (rock hard Himalayan cheese)?

by countersurfer 6 years ago

Hi all, I'm wondering if anyone knows of a recipe or tips for making hard chhurpi. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chhurpi It's often sold here as Himalayan dog chews, and I want to try making m...

Italy's Practically Perfect Food

by DavidT 2 months ago

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Keeping Feta Fresh

by jasmine 12 years ago

Help! I just bought some fresh feta and am not sure how to keep it fresh. Currently, it's in water - do I keep it in water? Change the water daily? Thanks.

Freezing Brie

by masha 3 months ago

Is it possible to freeze brie without losing the texture and/or taste? Our 2 person household received a whole wheel of brie that is about 10" in diameter and my husband doesn't even like brie. I...

Closure of Sonoma Cheese Factory - Temporary?

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by Melanie Wong 2 months ago

The Sonoma Cheese Factory store on the Plaza shut down on December 31. Said to re-open in April when the tourists return . . .