2020 Advent Calendars Are Already Here (and Filled With Chocolate, Cheese, Wine & Beer)

The best advent calendar hinges on your personal taste, but if you prioritize food and drink, these 2020 advent calendars—full of everything from cheese and chocolate to wine and beer—are all delicious...

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What kinds of cheeses do not require refrigeration?

by zainab13 10 years ago

On a layover in Amsterdam a few years ago, I toured a Gouda cheese factory. The cheesemaker told us authentic Gouda should not be refrigerated. I bought some to take home with me and never refrig...

Difference between good cheese mold and bad cheese mold?

by Snackish 15 years ago

What is the difference between good cheese mold and bad cheese mold? I mean, the difference between "Ooh, what a lovely camembert" and "What IS this growing in your fridge?"

Cheese Plates for Office Party NOT from Formaggio Kitchen?

by Bugsey34 6 years ago

Any ideas on where to get a great selection of cheeses and a plate of sweet for an office gathering that's not Formaggio Kitchen? We love Formaggio but we always get the same thing from them and no...

Cheese of the Month-Holiday Cheese Buying Ideas (Dec 2014)

by eatingjoy 6 years ago

Well, maybe cheese loving Chowhounds can end the year on a gift buying jag rather than a specified Cheese of the Month discussion. I'm new here and have read through a good deal of the Cheese of t...

What other cheese can replace feta?

by kelly 14 years ago

Can anyone recommend a cheese that would be good in Greek salads, orzo salads, etc, in place of feta? Something sharp, tangy, and with a soft or crumbly texture? Feta is my least favorite of all ch...

How should I cook Haloumi cheese?

by Aimee 18 years ago

I just bought a block of Haloumi and I'm not sure what I should do with it. I read that it can be pan-fried and that it won't melt. Is anyone familiar with this cheese? Thanks

Looking for substitute for blue cheese

by aChowBaby 12 years ago

I don't like blue cheese! I know, I know but tastes horrible to me. Or have not had the best tasting blue cheese ever? Is a substitute for blue cheese? My family likes Blue Cheese Burgers, th...

Parmigiano Reggiano v. Pecorino Romano

by sandrina 13 years ago

Parmigiano Reggiano seems to be the cheese of choice for grating over pasta, salads, etc. I much prefer the tanginess of Pecorino Romano instead, especially over pasta. Parmigiano has kind of a n...

Gruyere substitutions?

by kdlalib 8 years ago

I'm trying to make a croque monsieur and the recipe calls for gruyere. Unfortunately no supermarkets in my small-town currently have gruyere. Is there a substitution I could use? Thanks in advance!


by oakjoan 12 years ago

Please post all recipes for these chapters here. Make sure you indicate the page number of each recipe. There are 4 potatoes and 4 of us, thank the lord there are no more of us!

Cheese to serve with salami?

by juster 7 years ago

I have a salami that I really enjoyed when I sampled it. That was a while back, so I'd be hard-pressed to describe it well. I'd like to serve some of it with cheese, crackers, fruit, nuts, etc. Wha...

Best Tasting Canned Nacho Cheese

by cozybug 9 years ago

Hey all! I'm hoping to get some feedback on great tasting canned nacho cheese. I have a great recipe for it, but the fam and I are going on vacation and I want to keep cooking extremely simple--...

Cal Poly Creamery Cheese at Spencer’s in Morro Bay

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 8 years ago

On Sunday I bought Spicy Mustang Cheddar cheese made by Cal Poly Creamery at Spencer’s Fresh Market in Morro Bay. Priced at $8.99 per pound, this is 10% less than the Creamery itself charges. Als...

January 2012 COTM: Essential Pepin: Eggs and Cheese

by LulusMom 9 years ago

Please use this thread to discuss and review recipes from the chapter about eggs and cheese. The Chowhound Team has asked me to remind you that verbatim copying of recipes to the boards is a vi...

Two Great Food iPhone Apps

by FoodChic 9 years ago

I found two great apps that I just love...America's Test Kitchen app has recipes, reviews, etc., all around a great app. Cheese Plate app by Janet Fletchr. The Cheese Plate app is outstanding ...

October 2008 COTM Batali: Desserts, Cheese & Drinks

by MMRuth 12 years ago

October 2008 Cookbooks of the Month: Mario Batali’s Babbo, Molto Italiano, and Simple Italian Cooking. Please post your full-length reviews of dessert, cheese and drink recipes here. Please ...

Difference between Gorganzola & Blue Cheese?

by luckyb444 9 years ago

I know that Gorgonzola is only one of the several cheeses known as “Blues”. However, when I go to a convenient local “supermarket” I find different containers labeled as Gorgonzola and Blue Cheese ...

what to do with mascarpone cheese

by tweetie 14 years ago

A friend gave me a container of mascarpone cheese which I must admit, I've never baked/cooked with. Any suggestions beyond tiramisu? Grazie mille! ( if I were a true Italian, I wouldn't have to ...

Époisses de Bourgogne and a First Class Cheese Counter Come to Salinas

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 11 years ago

Two weeks ago Star Market announced the opening of a new staffed cheese counter. I happened to be there on opening day when the cheeses were being set up in the display cases. I've been back in t...

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