Parmigiano Reggiano Is the Heart of Italy

I am a bad Italian. Despite growing up with a Sicilian great grandmother, a family who scream-spoke every sentence, and a T-zone more oily than a slab of cooked bacon, I didn't do much to embrace my...

The Parmigiano Reggiano Cheese Consortium reacts to pending tariffs

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 8 days ago

PARMA, ITALY, October 7, 2019 — Following the World Trade Organization’s decision to grant permission to the Trump administration to impose an annual tax of $7.5 billion on European exports such ...

Emilia Romagna Tours and Suggestions

by bractune 4 months ago

Hey Chowhound community! I was lucky enough to score a reservation at Osteria Francescana in September. I am a huge foodie and would love to explore many more things in that area. Normally I am ...

Is expired parmesan block still safe to eat?

by cgxy96 7 months ago

Hi I bought a wedge of Italian imported parmesan cheese that was vacuum packed and only use only a quarter of it. I ziplock the rest and put it back in my fridge. It's been 3 months past the offici...

Best Cheese for Mac and Cheese

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 8 months 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?

Parmigiano Reggiano

by plufmud 11 months ago

Visited Parma Italy several years ago and bought red cow parmigiano reggiano aged 30 months at Antica Corte Pallavicina. Is there anywhere in US we can buy the red cow cheese? May have to revisit...

Storing half wheel cheese

by alexisann42 2 years ago

As a Christmas gift I got the half wheel of PR I’ve been wanting. I never expected to get it... and now I’m stressing on how to store it. It was shipped straight from Italy in a thick plastic, some...

Carbonara: A couple of personal approaches

by antihawk 2 years ago

Hi, all. Carbonara is certainly in my top three pasta dishes. I have two approaches that I'd like to share, and see if anyone else does something similar, and hopefully pick up helpful tips and ...

How to make parmesan crisps... Crispier?

by NonnieMuss 2 years ago

I'm trying to figure out how to make parmesan crisps (and yes, there are 1,000 recipes online and I've made them before), but like the ones you can buy in a bag. They are lighter and crispier and ...

Soup with millet and carrot

by LakaKuharica 2 years ago

This is a deliciously healthy and vegetarian soup, easily thrown together. Servings: 4 Total time: 20 min Prep time: 5 min Cook time: 15 min Ingredients: ¼ cup millet, well w...

Costco Parmegiano Stravecchia (sp?) What is this stuff?

by stuartpidasso 2 years ago

Does anyone know the difference between Parm. Reggiano and what Costco sells called Parm. Stratavecchia? I've only seen this at Costco. Wondering if this is an exclusive marketing thing that Costc...

A restaurant that serves pasta from Parmesan wheel

by stephanieoz 3 years ago

Does anyone know if there's a restaurant in Montreal I can go to that will toss pasta out of a Parmesan wheel?

Parmesan - Where do you buy it in Camberville area?

by zigzag17 3 years ago

I've been buying it for years at Whole Foods but it has seemed very bland lately. Any suggestions on where to buy 'good' parmesan cheese in the Cambridge, Somerville, not over-the-river Boston area?

Potato Risotto

by outRIAAge 3 years ago

I first heard of this this afternoon, immediately tracked down a recipe (on Epicurious), read the reviews, and changed the recipe a bit, reflecting their comments. 1 TBS butter 1 C onion, finel...

Korean stir-fried caramelized kimchi, shrimp, mussels, and Parmesan

by outRIAAge 3 years ago

What grabs me about this is the Korean/Parmesan angle. I apologize to anyone looking for a detailed recipe, because this is straight from today's NY Times, and has me fascinated. It's more a descri...

What's wrong with "green can" parm?

by iheartcooking 3 years ago

I admit I can't speak for the Kraft stuff, but the few storebrand canned Parmesan cheeses I've bought contain only cheese and cellulose. Why is it commonly held to be utter crap? I love the real s...

Eggplant parmesan fail - what am I doing wrong?

by clairebbbear 6 years ago

So I've made three batches of eggplant parmesan using three different methods of cooking the eggplant, and I count all three as fails. What I want is a method that cooks the eggplant so it's still ...

Is this for real? Kosher Parmigiano Reggiano??

by SoCal Mother 4 years ago


Why did my Parmesan cheese turn moldy so soon?

by Howard_2 3 years ago

I've had a jar of store-brand grated Parmesan cheese in the fridge for a long time, and it has never gone moldy. By contrast, maybe 4 weeks ago I bought a 5 oz. plastic container of name-brand Par...

Parm-reg rinds?

by smilingal 3 years ago

I have been saving them in my freezer, as I had read on here. Today I am cooking a BIG batch of tomato sauce and threw a bunch in. I see they are melted and pulled one out while it was still recog...

Looking for a particular baked grits recipe

by Scott_R 3 years ago

I recently saw a grits-based dish on a food show, but unfortunately it was a show about a restaurant (I was too late to catch the place's name) and not about cooking, so there was no recipe, but it...