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...

Fresh Mozzarella: to freeze or not to freeze

by sylvan 11 years ago

Hello. A kind friend gave me a five pound "ball" of mozzarella cheese. It's vacuum packed in plastic. I'll never use this much within a month. After I open the packaging, can I freeze what I don't ...

Mozzarella sticks with raspberry sauce - just upstate NY???

by unfrostedpoptart 12 years ago

Hi all. Question, especially for upstate-NY folks. When I lived in Albany/Troy I used to love getting fried Mozzarella sticks, with most bars/restaurants offering a choice of marinara sauce or r...

Wisconsin cheese demand in volatile times

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

This newsletter from the Wisconsin Cheese Makers Association has some interesting observations on the shifts in demand at the food service and consumer level and the resulting price volatility. Due...

Making Mozzarella at home... what went wrong?

by SpareRib 13 years ago

My first attempt at making cheese just failed miserably. Followed the directions to the “T” on a standard Mozzarella recipe and it just didn’t firm up after adding the rennet. The recipe called f...

Where to buy bufalo mozzarella in the SF Bay Area?

by Herf 2 years 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?

Primer for David Brooks' Gourmet Sandwich

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 4 years ago

Didn't have to wait long for the internet to respond to this paragraph in David Brooks' recent column: "Recently I took a friend with only a high school degree to lunch. Insensitively, I led her...

Best store bought mozzarella for caprese

by letsindulge 6 years ago

Normally a few national brands (that slip my mind at the moment). What is your "go to"? How do you feel about using burrata? TIA.

Oil from marinated mutz

by Bob Frable 4 years ago

Many a store I know has marinated mozzarella in 8oz (sometimes larger) containers. They come in a mix of canola and olive oils infused with parsley, oregano, garlic, basil, red and black peppers. ...

Cruel Buffalo Mozzarella from Campania

by vil 5 years ago

I was browsing for more information on cheeses made with buffalo milk (in addition to the well-known Mozzarella di Campana), when I came across this article. I am aware of the far less than idea...

Is Frigo mozzarella the west coast brand for Dragone?

Mr Taster
by Mr Taster 13 years ago

Trying to figure this out.... Cooks Illustrated ranked Dragone whole milk mozzarella as their top supermarket brand. I live in Los Angeles and have been unable to find Dragone cheese anywher...

Are You a Heretic: Do You Find Mozzarella and Provolone Flavorless?

by opinionatedchef 6 years ago

Like many Americans, I am a big fan of Italian foods. But when the sub maker asks me "Mozzarella or Provolone?" I literally am stymied.They both taste neutral/nothing to me.Yes, I've had American a...

Citric acid, Rennet, etc... what kind of stores carry these, typically? Also, possible substitutes?

by adamclyde 15 years ago

The mozzarella thread below reminded me I've run out of these supplies. I know lots of places to get them online, but I'm really looking for where I can get these kinds of things in normal stores. ...

Expired package of mozzarella

by charline 6 years ago

I have a package of mozzarella that has expired last month. The packaging was slightly bubbled like gases built up . The cheese has small quarter marks on the outside. It taste slightly stronger or...

Mozzarella cheese

by jpr54_1 6 years ago

http://www.foodrepublic.com/2015/10/01/12-types-of-mozzarella-to-know-love-and-melt/ have you tried them all?

Mimmo's Mozzarella (North Miami)

The Chowfather
by The Chowfather 6 years ago

Cheese fans- check out Mimmo's Mozzarella in North Miami. All cheese is made in house and there are several selections. The Burrata was fantastic and all 6-7 I tried were great too. He apparently...

Polly-O (again,but different)

by whitewater 6 years ago

Elated to find OU-D blocks of Polly-O mozzarella available at a local store in NYC. Will hopefully make this more convenient locally and while traveling.

Homemade Mozz...w/o rennet, et al?

by baloney 13 years ago

I've all of a sudden got a hankerin to make my own mozz. But all the recipes I've seen so far use rennet/citric acid and I'm looking for one without those ingredients. I'm assuming people way bac...

Has anybody noticed polly-and sorrento riccota has gone down in quality but the mozarella has not?

by krissyafite 6 years ago

Polly o and sorrento mozarella is just milk, salt, vinegar and enzymes. That is what whats suppose to be in cheese. Also there mozarellas taste and textures just as good. But the riccota now has ad...

kosher PollyO mozzarella

by goldZ 6 years ago

I found this in Publix South Florida. Not all packages have the hechsher yet.

Simple Good Things

by mistiven 7 years ago

I have been thinking about really simple good foods lately. Things like English muffins with butter and honey or tomato’s & mozzarella with basil. Things that take almost no effort to make but ar...