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Cajun Cheddar Chicken Pasta

Spicy, Delicious Cajun Cheddar Chicken Pasta in 15 Minutes

Once a person has been cooking for a while, there are certain meals that become that cook’s trademark.  A friend who lived down the street from me made the most amazing slow-cooked beef burritos.  My grandma made mac & cheese nobody else could replicate.  My sister makes homemade gnocchi served with spaghetti sauce she cans […]

Mac and Cheese Stuffed Burger

Mac & Cheese Stuffed Burgers

Contributed by Brandon Hertzler. Ingredients: Mac and Cheese: Béchamel Sauce: 2 cups 2% milk ½ stick of butter ¼ cup flour ½ tablespoon garlic salt (or regular) ½ teaspoon each parsley, cumin and pepper (or to taste) ½ teaspoon each curry powder and smoked paprika Other ingredients: 5 ounces elbow macaroni 1 cup Conebella Cheddar […]

Cheddar Bacon Mushroom Pasta

Simplifying Meal Plans & Parties: Cooking with Cheese Spreads

Vacations… sporting events… camping trips… horse shows… barbeques… birthday parties… play dates… Summer is full of fun events.  Fun and relaxing as the events themselves can be, they often make for busy schedules and rushed meal times.  Summer, then, is a time for simple meals. When you’re searching for a simple meal or a quick, […]

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The Grilled Cheese Winner

Many of us learned how to make grilled cheese as soon as we were tall enough to reach the stove top.  Some of us made it while standing on step-stools.  Most of us probably remember scraping off layers of charred bread as we got the hang of cooking. My own grilled cheese initiation had begun […]

Conebella Farm Cheddar and Smoked Colby Mac’n Cheese

Our friend and loyal customer Brandon Hertzler sent us one of his favorite recipes that uses two kinds of Conebella Farm Cheese: Cheddar and Smoked Colby. Try it, and then send us the recipes you love to make using our raw milk cheese!  (Click on the pictures below to enlarge them.)

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Four Fancy Sandwiches at Home

When I browse a menu at a restaurant, it is often the sandwich section that catches my eye.  Cheddar cheese?  Sourdough bread?  Bacon?  Fresh tomatoes?  Yes, please!  I can’t think of a time when a sandwich I’ve ordered has disappointed me, and yet when I’m planning meals at home, I hardly ever remember that sandwiches […]

Spinach Speck Quiche with Greek Yogurt

Friday Night Quiche

I recently attended a teen youth group function where instead of having “Friday Night Pizza,” several of the teen’s mom’s sent along a quiche to share. This filling dish goes a long way and can be eaten without any utensils when made in a tart pan. If you thought that quiche was just an inexpensive meal to make […]

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Apple Cheddar Panini

It’s the time of year when apples turn up in just about everything. I can’t say I’ll complain about that though, because this crisp fruit can add a hint of sweetness or a delightful crunch to many fall dishes. One of my recent favorites is an Apple Cheddar Panini made with multi-grain bread, sliced cheddar […]

Cheese Casserole

Easy Cheesy Meals

This month we are saying farewell to the lazy days of summer and welcoming the hustle and bustle of the fall season. With school in session and fall activities beginning I know I have been thinking about how my cooking will need to change a bit with the busier season. When life gets busy, I […]