Archive for the 'Cheese' Category


Asparagus, Leek, and Gruyere Quiche

This is a really nice Spring brunch dish. It’s fresh with nicely crisp asparagus mixed in. Lovely.   Asparagus, Leek, and Gruyere Quiche   Ingredients:   1 tablespoons butter   I leek (white and light green parts only), halved and thinly sliced, then well washed. Coarse salt and ground pepper 1 bunch (1 pound) asparagus, tough ends removed, thinly sliced
Read more…


Garlic Parmesan Pull-Apart Bread

  Come on already, it’s cold out there so make some soup and then make this very yummy bread to dip in that soup!! OR….open a can of good old Tomato soup, which happens to be delicious with this cheesy full on flavored buttery bread. SO GOOD on this cold cold day…..   Garlic Parmesan Pull-Apart Bread Ingredients   4
Read more…


Mozzarella and Parmesan Buttermilk Quick Bread

Oh man, this bread is good. It’s easy to whip together and full of flavor. Oh yeah, it’s good toasted too. I personally think this bread would be even better with crisp pieces of bacon mixed in. Of course we all know that anything is better with bacon in it. Ok, that’s just the non-vegetarian part of this baking team
Read more…


Cheddar Cheese Puffs

It is definitely that holiday time of year – lots of family, lots of parties. Need a easy peasy appetizer? Give this one a shot, it is easy to make and cheesy. Did we say “cheesy?”  Yeah, cause if you like cheese this appetizer is for you. And if you want more heat just add more cayenne….Take a deep breath,
Read more…


Pull-Apart Cheesy Pesto Bread

This is bread – cheesy bread smothered in rich pesto. Nuff said. Open a bottle of wine. Enjoy. Seriously, only a few ingredients and quick to make and very good. Now….drink that wine with a cheesy pesto ball. …. .   Pull-Apart Cheesy Pesto Bread   Ingredients:   1 2/3 cups bread flour (plus a bit for dusting) 1/2 teaspoon
Read more…


Ricotta and Plum Tartlets

This is the original tartlet recipe, this is the one you should make. If you don’t have individual tart molds you can use large muffin tins, they work just as well. Don’t do what we did, we (susie) got lazy and decided to make one big tart and …… well let’s just say that everything changes when you go big
Read more…


Almond and Goat Cheese Candy Bars

Yes, goat cheese candy bars. That’s really what it says. OK in all fairness, you can’t even tell. The goat cheese adds the salt and the texture – this candy has a creamy, smooth texture – and then this nice crunch finish from the toasted almonds. These really are easy to make, and no baking involved!   Almond and Goat
Read more…


Garlic Cheddar Beer Bread

This is definitely BEER bread, very “beery” with a splash of cheese. It is a easy quick bread that goes great with a hearty summer soup or red beans and rice or since it’s summer….a really nice summer cocktail As you would imagine, this bread is awesome toasted and drenched in more melted butter. Lots.   Garlic Cheddar Beer Bread
Read more…


Parmesan Crisps

This is simply an easy and delicious recipe.  If you love cheese as an addition to anything (!) this recipe is for you. This time we made the crisps to add as an addition to our salad however,  where these crisps really shine is floating a few on top of split pea soup! Man, it’s good. It’s this salty, crunchy
Read more…


Happy New Years Day Quiche

  Here is a great fresh quiche that can be made ahead of time and re-heated on New Years Day. It’s also a lovely recipe that can be played with ingredients wise. This is the basic recipe but we’ll tell you, we usually always add bacon (at least in Susie’s house!) and asparagus is always a tasty addition. Remember….make it
Read more…