Category Archives: Cheese

Barb’s Family’s Chili Crack

Well, technically, I guess this is Barb’s Sister-in-Law’s Chili Crack; and, you know it’s gotta be good, because: her mom is the justly famous Aunt Beezy – of Aunt Beezy’s Soda Bread, and… Just consider the leavings in this nine … Continue reading

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Grilled Halloumi and Kielbasa Vinaigrette Salad

First; if you don’t know, Halloumi is a Cypriot sheep or cow cheese that stands up really well to grilling. It is also frikkin’ tasty, and available at many well stocked cheese shops or, seasonally, at Trader Joe’s. Now, you … Continue reading

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Pimiento Cheese Deviled Eggs

Two great tastes that taste great together! No, not chocolate and peanut butter; pimiento cheese and deviled eggs! I’ve made a version of this before, but this time, I’ve jazzed things up a bit by using some jalapeño cream cheese … Continue reading

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That Baked Feta and Tomato Thing

For about a year or so, this “Uunifetapasta” dish has been all over the interwebs, and I just got around to trying it. Attributed to Finnish food blogger Jenni Häyrinen, it is dead simple – a block (or more) of … Continue reading

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Burnt Basque Cheesecake

Score another win for Nigella Lawson! This cheesecake is so very good, and so very easy to – literally – toss in the mixer, and then a springform pan and and bake; I can totally see why she has said … Continue reading

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Check Out This Cheeez Sauce!

So, YEH. Full disclosure: this cheese sauce is made with Velveeta. And I am not really even all that put out about it; because it tastes that good. Now… if you really cannot handle the thought of Velveeta Cheese Sauce, … Continue reading

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Grilled Swiss With Onion Jam

Back in the day, my Aunt Buzz would make her grilled cheese sammiches with American cheese, yellow mustard,  and pickle relish; so she might not object too much to this riff on a Martha Stewart grilled cheese. Now, Martha’s sammich … Continue reading

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Pimiento Cheese and Deviled Eggs

Hmmm… Pimiento cheese or deviled eggs for munchies? Hey! Why not Pimiento Cheese Deviled Eggs? I wish I could say that this was a new and unique (and totally my) idea; but that would be a lie – this concept … Continue reading

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Sausage & Beer Queso

There are times when nothing but a nice, ooey gooey pot of queso will do. And a small, socially distanced gathering of friends and family for a holidaze dinner seemed the perfect time to take a new version, from the … Continue reading

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It’s Back! The Cheeez of Threes

It was a holidaze weekend, we had (a very few, carefully chosen) friends coming over, and my husband came across a Queso recipe that was sorely tempting him. Thing is, it called for Velveeta and, at least at my main … Continue reading

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