Category Archives: Cheese

My Take on Benedictine

May was just starting, and all the recipes started showing up in my email telling me exactly WHAT I needed to have on hand for Derby Day. Well, I wasn’t really in the mood for Mint Juleps (and I do … Continue reading

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Spicy Pimiento Cheese Spread

We were watching the barefoot contessa while eating lunch (as one does), and Ina was visiting Stinky Brooklyn to sample their very interesting take on pimiento cheese. I found the recipe on the interwebs, then got to thinking (as one … Continue reading

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Parfait! Manicotti Crêpes

While out east visiting my sister, I proudly presented her with a ‘crêpe rake’ – a simple kitchen gadget that I find makes the act of forming nice looking crêpes a snap. Of course, being my big sister, her crêpes … Continue reading

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Sweet Chili Sauce With Grilled Halloumi

Most of us have our go-to chef resources; my sister is currently relying on Giada and the barefoot contessa. I tend to bounce around a bit, lately coming to appreciate Giada’s work, also lately coming into a deep respect and … Continue reading

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Corn Queso

Creamy and nicely cheesy, this hot dip is perfect to munch with corn chips, or mebbe drizzle over enchiladas – tho’ you’re gonna wanna make extra, ’cause it will go quickly! Good thing it all comes together in next to … Continue reading

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Horseradish Brie Spread

We were planning a getaway in one of our favorite places; and I was checking out likely restaurant menus on line when I came across the mention of a pastrami sammich with house made horseradish brie. I was intrigued. I … Continue reading

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Parfait! Boom Boom Sauce

Today’s post is probably the number one recipe on this here food blog: boom boom sauce; a combination of sweet and hot peppers, cheese (well, cheese “food” – unless you use this recipe), chicken stock, and a can of cream … Continue reading

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Parfait! The Cheeez of Threes

My sister and I were chatting about food, and Velveeta came up. “Yes, it melts well, but that’s not really cheese!” she said. “YES, but did you know you can MAKE IT at home and it really CAN BE CHEESE?” … Continue reading

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Cream Cheese Glaze for Waffles and… Doughnuts!

Yes, I realize I posted this recipe yesterday along with that for those totally delicious Red Velvet Waffles, but it makes for rather a lot of cream cheese glaze. A very fine cream cheese glaze. One that it would be … Continue reading

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Green Chile Cream Cheese Dip

My husband actually found the recipe for this dip somewhere on the interwebs, and asked me to include a version of it in our holiday gathering – with these cool rolled corn chips he came across at the the market. … Continue reading

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