Ultimate Quiche

Ingredients: 4 eggs 2 cups half-and-half cream 1/8 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon white pepper 1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg 120g Jarlsberg cheese, shredded 60g Mozzarella cheese, shredded 1 (9 inch) unbaked pie shell Directions: 1 Preheat oven to 425 degrees F (220 degrees C). 2 In a large bowl, whisk together eggs and half-and-half. Season with […]

Asiago Toasted Cheese Puff

Ingredients: 1 cup grated Asiago cheese 1 teaspoon pressed garlic 1/3 cup mayonnaise 1 teaspoon dried oregano 1 teaspoon dried thyme 1 teaspoon dried parsley 1 pinch salt 1 pinch ground black pepper 1 French baguette, thinly sliced Directions: 1 Preheat the broiler. 2 In a mixing bowl, combine the Asiago, garlic, mayonnaise, oregano, thyme, […]

Savory Cheese and Onion Pie

Ingredients: 2 prepared 8 inch pastry shells 2 onions, chopped 1 cup shredded Leicester cheese 1 egg, beaten salt and pepper to taste Directions: 1 Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C). 2 Cook onions in salted boiling water for 5 minutes. Drain well and stir in cheese. Mix in almost all the […]

Three-Cheese Fondue

Ingredients: 1 cup white wine 1 tablespoon butter 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour 7 ounces Gruyere Cheese, cubed 7 ounces sharp Cheddar Cheese, cubed 7 ounces Swiss-Emmenthal Cheese, cubed Directions: 1 Bring the wine to a boil in a small saucepan. 2 Meanwhile, melt the butter in a medium saucepan over medium low heat. Whisk in […]

Gorgonzola Cheese Dip

Ingredients: 1 cup low-fat mayonnaise 1 cup low-fat sour cream 125g Gorgonzola cheese, crumbled 1 tablespoon chopped fresh dill 1 clove garlic, peeled salt and pepper to taste 2 teaspoons unflavored gelatin Directions: 1 In a food processor, place low-fat mayonnaise, low-fat sour cream, Gorgonzola cheese, dill, garlic, salt and pepper. Blend until smooth. Sprinkle […]

Ricotta Cheese Cookies

Ingredients: 1 cup butter 2 cups white sugar 2 eggs 455g ricotta cheese 2 teaspoons vanilla extract 4 cups all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon baking powder 1 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 cup milk 1/2 teaspoon butter 1/2 teaspoon shortening 4 cups confectioners’ sugar 1 tablespoon lemon extract 1/2 cup colored candy sprinkles Directions: 1 Preheat oven […]

Feta and Spinach Stuffed Chicken

Ingredients: 4 skinless, boneless chicken breasts 1/2 cup mayonnaise 1/2 cup crumbled feta cheese 2 cloves garlic, chopped 1 (10 ounce) package frozen chopped spinach, thawed and drained 4 slices bacon Directions: 1 In a medium bowl, mix mayonnaise, spinach, feta cheese, and garlic until well blended. Set aside. 2 Carefully butterfly chicken breasts, making […]

Double Cheese Cheesecake

Ingredients: 675g ricotta cheese 455g cream cheese 1 cup white sugar 6 eggs 6 tablespoons all-purpose flour 1 cup sour cream 1 teaspoon vanilla extract Directions: 1 Preheat oven to 325 degrees F (165 degrees C.) Wrap the outside bottom of a 10 inch springform pan with foil to prevent water seeping in while baking. […]

Chevre Cheese Bruschetta

Ingredients: 1 baguette (about 2 1/2 in. wide and 24 in. long) 5 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil 2 pounds firm-ripe tomatoes (see note) 1 1/2 tablespoons lemon juice 1 1/2 teaspoons Dijon mustard 1/4 cup chopped pitted calamata olives 3 tablespoons chopped fresh basil, or 1/3 as much dried basil 2 cloves garlic, peeled […]

Chocolate Chip Cheese Balls

Ingredients: 225g cream cheese, softened 1/2 cup butter, softened 3/4 cup confectioners’ sugar 2 tablespoons brown sugar 1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract 3/4 cup miniature semisweet chocolate chips 3/4 cup finely chopped pecans Directions: 1 In a medium bowl, beat together cream cheese and butter until smooth. Mix in confectioners’ sugar, brown sugar and vanilla. Stir […]