Category Archives: Cheese

Aunt Buzz’s Grilled Cheese

My Aunt Buzz, as a rule, did not like for her food to be “gorped up.” Chinese food? Chow mein, please, and absolutely no sharesies! Corn on the cob? Picked from the field after you have set the water on … Continue reading

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Swiss Cheese and Bacon Spread

I came across this recipe on a page of vintage cheese recipes, and thought it’d be a nice addition to our Book Club gathering. The original recipe suggested serving on Ritz or Wheat Thins crackers, but this was a predominantly … Continue reading

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Air Fried Halloumi Cheese

I was getting ready to make dinner, and came across a packet of Halloumi, a Cypriot goat and sheep cheese that grills really well. And, by “grills,” I am not talking about any sammiches. Nope, this cheese stands up to … Continue reading

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Pizza Fondue

As often happens when family comes for the holidaze, they tend to come and go in shifts. Some came Wednesday morning and were staying through Saturday, others arrived Wednesday evening and left just after lunch on Friday; so aside from … Continue reading

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Say Cheezzz!

Check. It. Out! This supremely well melting cheese looks a lot like that one in the bright yellow box at the market, but, with only four ingredients, and one of them is water! You can also, should you like, customize … Continue reading

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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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