5 Ways to Make Actual Grilled Cheese for Your Next BBQ

Grilled cheese is not just a sandwich—try cooking halloumi cheese (and other types of cheese) right on the grill for your new favorite summer snack. We're big fans of grilling, which is why we've explored...

How to make a California classic cheese bouquet

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 3 months ago

By Jessica Lawrenze, courtesy of the California Milk Advisory Board.

Fromagerie Sophie, San Luis Obispo

by kelvin_of_ranard 1 year ago

Several years back, on a lark, we met Sophie at a Paso Robles wine tasting event and sampled several of her cheeses. I was not a “cheese fan” at the time and was nervous due to the powerful smells...

What type of cheese is this? (brown/white rind, soft brie-like interior)

by nuritnurit 1 year ago

I asked my bf to go to a fromagerie and buy brie, and he came back with a brie-like cheese with a brown and white rind. It was saltier than brie. I've attached a pic of the rind - we had eaten most...

The Rise of Southern Cheese (South Indian)

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 years 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...

Freezing Brie

by masha 3 years 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...

Fromager d'Affinois Bleu

by DonShirer 3 years ago

      Fromage d'Affinois, the double(triple?) creme French variation on Brie using ultrafiltration techniques, had already found its way into supermarket cheese counters, at 2/3 the price in cheese...

Do YOU eat the rind on Brie?

by KOK 15 years ago

I've had Brie in the past and at the whole piece I was given and enjoyed it very much. I recently bought a $6 or so Brie at Trader Joe's and after heating up, the middle was very good but the rind...

3 Cheers for TJ Triple Creme

by DonShirer 3 years ago

We don't live near a Trader Joe's, so don't usually sample their cheeses. But our son, on a long drive to visit us, knowing we like cheese, stopped off at a TJ's for some cheesy comestibles. All...

Baking large baked brie

by pumpkinspice 4 years ago

I made baked brie wrapped in puff pastry (with apples and cinnamon). It was good but it got SO gooey before the puff pastry was actually done. I let it sit for 15 minutes but even after cutting it,...

Best way to enjoy brie

by sunshinedrop 15 years ago

I have always wanted to try brie, and there was a chunk of it on sale at my grocery store, so I bought it. Now I just need to know how to eat it...:) Is there a traditional way to enjoy brie...by...

Do you eat the skin on Brie?

by Fromage-Inept 19 years ago

Or should I say... is it proper (knowing that many on here will eat anything)? I've noticed at buffet-type events when there's a brie/cracker section, some people will carefully carve out a chunk...

St. Géric triple créme blue cheese

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 4 years ago

A week ago I did a quick grab and run from the pre-cut cheese section at Berkeley's Market Hall Foods on 4th Street. St. Géric, a blue cheese from France, was new to me. The piece looked suitably r...

Brie with brown discoloration - safe?

by blueartemis4 4 years ago

I just opened this Brie. The sell-by date is not until some time in late May. It has some brown discoloration over much of the top, and some dark (but not fuzzy) spots. I had some and it tasted fin...

Fromager d’Affinois Excellence

by DonShirer 4 years ago

     Most of you are probably already familiar with Fromager d’Affinois, the double-creme cheese that leaves most Bries in the dust. It is even available at many supermarkets.      But now the p...

American "Brie"?

by zackly 5 years ago

Lately I'm on a Brie kick. I'm wondering, are cheeses of this style made in America on a large scale? I'm sure there are artisan producers making this style of cheese but I'm looking for good chees...

Blue Earth Brie - excellent US brie

by Ridge 5 years ago

I recently tried Blue earth brie. http://alemarcheese.com/products/blue-earth/ I sampled some at Cheese Plus market in San Francisco. I was certain it was French, it reminded me of a brie I ...

Brie en Croute Jelly Option

by Matt_in_the_OC 5 years ago

I am doing a Brie en Croute appetizer with Filo dough. It will have brie, walnuts and some sort of jelly, jam or compote. I am not the biggest fan of apricot. What would be the next best choic...


by Babyducks 12 years ago

I have an unopened package of brie. It's one of those large triangle pieces from Costco. The use by date is July 09. I just noticed this yesterday. Do I need to pitch it or can I still use it...

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