Tag Archives: cheddar

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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 […]

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Cheddar & Feta Quesadillas: A Recipe for Love

The author Clifton Fadiman once wrote that cheese is “milk’s leap to immortality.”  Cheese-making is a baffling, nearly magical process.  From three ingredients– cultured whole milk, salt and enzymes–come the cheddar and Colby that make Conebella Farm Cheese a local favorite. I guess it’s no accident that back when my husband and I were dating, […]

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Beyond Cheesecake

Usually when I think of cheese desserts, I think of cheesecake and….  Um.  Cheesecake.  That’s about it.  Recently, though, just in time for Valentine’s Day, I discovered that you can actually make a whole table full of cheese desserts.  You can serve aged cheddar with apples and an apple cider reduction, or fruity pastry pockets […]

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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 […]

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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 […]