10 Tasty Ways With Cheese

We've got a lineup of delicious sweet and savory recipes starring one of our favorite guilty pleasures—cheese.

Brie with Strawberries and Honey

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Brie with Strawberries and Honey

There is little more satisfying than cutting into a round of warm Brie. The addition of strawberries, almonds, and honey makes the experience truly decadent.

Swiss Chard-Ricotta Galettes with Fried Eggs

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Swiss Chard-Ricotta Galettes with Fried Eggs

Parmesan and ricotta cheese bind together cooked chard in a flaky pastry crust before being topped with a fried egg.

Classic Swiss Fondue

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Classic Swiss Fondue

Nothing beats a perfectly prepared fondue. This classic Swiss recipe uses Emmentaler and Gruyère cheeses. Tip: When melting the cheese, stir in a crisscross motion to keep it from forming a ball.

Crostini with Peaches and Blue Cheese

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Crostini with Peaches and Blue Cheese

The combination of tart balsamic tossed peaches and pungent blue cheese broiled over crunchy crostini is truly sublime.

Berries with Mascarpone

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Berries with Mascarpone

The addition of mascarpone cheese to the whipping cream creates a tangier, more complex alternative to a basic whipped cream with your choice of berries.

Prosciutto-Wrapped Mozzarella

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Prosciutto-Wrapped Mozzarella

If you can’t find marinated mozzarella at your deli, prepare your favorite Italian vinaigrette and add diced roasted red bell pepper or pimiento. Marinate the cheese in the dressing for a day or two before serving for the best flavor.

Watermelon, Heirloom Tomato, and Feta Salad

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Watermelon, Heirloom Tomato, and Feta Salad

This refreshing salad can be served with any combination of fresh herbs. We like a mixture of mint, basil, parsley, and chives. Mint works as a cool complement to the tangy feta.

Marinated Olives and Manchego

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Marinated Olives and Manchego

Manchego is a firm Spanish cheese made from sheep’s milk. Its relatively mild flavor melds perfectly with the acidity of the olive and lemon for a simple, crowd-pleasing appetizer.

Lobster Mac and Cheese

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Lobster Mac and Cheese

This recipe debunks the myth that seafood and cheese don’t belong together with the realization that the combined richness of lobster and cheese are actually a perfect match.

Truffle Goat Cheese & Bell Pepper Breakfast Panini

Photo: Dasha Wright

Truffle Goat Cheese & Bell Pepper Breakfast Panini

The marriage of aromatic truffle, tangy goat cheese, roasted sweet bell pepper, and peppery arugula in these breakfast panini packs a punch to get you started in the morning.

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