Category Archives: Cheese

Jalapeño Cheese Spread

It is hard not to love a schmear of cream cheese on a bagel, but, for me, anyway, even harder to pass up a schmear of jalapeño cream cheese spread on a bagel. Folk who’ve been paying attention will note … Continue reading

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Parfait! Dirty Martini Cheese

Back in the day, my Aunt Buzz truly enjoyed her Dirty Martini during cocktail hour. It was your standard vodka martini, but muddled with the addition of a wee, tiny bit of olive juice. I was not a real fan … Continue reading

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Cheatin’ Cheese Fondue

So, thanks to our Canadian cousins, I am now hopelessly in love with fondue. I went on Amazon and dropped a bit of cash for this pretty terrific ceramic pot. And the stand and burner. And the fondue forks. All … Continue reading

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Parfait! Baked Brie With Pepper Jelly

So… my niece has just discovered the wonder that is Pepper Jelly on a cracker. Mebbe with a slice of pear. Just imagine, then how she is going to react to this repeat post of one of my all time … Continue reading

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Parfait! Dirty Martini Cheese Spread

You need this recipe to help you get through the holidaze. Cream cheese, olives, a dab o’ mayonnaise, a few other tasty bits, and then… Vodka! What part of martini did you not get? Though, I guess you might could … Continue reading

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Try a Blintz for Brunch!

Traditionally, a blintz is kindofa cheese filled crêpe; but here, I’ve gotten rid of the flour in favor of an almond crust, and turned a Kraft Foods recipe into a tasty little gluten free treat for really any time of … Continue reading

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Parfait! Benedictine

Because this coming Saturday is the Kentucky Derby, and because folk do like to prepare ahead of time, I am adding a bonus Parfait! post today. Benedictine is a cream cheese spread that is said to be de rigueur for … Continue reading

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Parfait! Baked Brie With Pepper Jelly, Two Ways

Who knew, when I first published this recipe, that it would be the NUMBER ONE HIT on this little food blog thing-y? Certainly not me; I’ve seen a lot of Brie baked over the past several decades, and I thought … Continue reading

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Artichoke and Spinach Cream Sauce for Pasta

Oh, who am I kidding, this sauce is good for much more than just pasta. While it did work a treat over sausage and cheese ravioli, just picture it drizzled over a nice chicken paillard – mebbe sprinkled with a … Continue reading

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Hot Ham ‘n Cheeses Dip

See… I bought a ham for Christmas dinner and… well… we had a crap ton of very good pineapple basted honey ham leftover. What to do? Well, fortunately, there were still some holidaze events to attend to, so, why not … Continue reading

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