Cheese

Few foods get peoples' attention (and steal their hearts) like cheese. Hundreds of varieties of cheese are produced around the globe; there are cheeses made from cow's, goat's and sheep's milk, there are hard cheeses, like pecorino and parmesan, soft cheeses like chèvre, blue cheeses, aged cheeses, plus all kinds of delicious cheese products (cheese curds, cream cheese, and pimiento, to name a few). In our Food & Wine guide to cheese, we share all manner of cheesy recipe, from our favorite mac n' cheese dishes to gooey grilled cheese sandwiches to the airiest cheese soufflés. Learn how to put together a great cheese course, the best way to make fondue, and get tips for pairing cheese with beer and wine.

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This Is the Real Philadelphia Cream Cheese
Yoav Perry's schmear tastes better than anything you'll find in a block—and it's actually made in Philly.
This Recipe Is Heaven for Halloumi Lovers
Tune in to Claudette Zepeda’s demo at the Food & Wine Classic at Home: Spring Edition so you can learn how to make it, too.
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Parmesan Prices Are About to Rise — Try These Substitutes Instead
We talked to a cheese specialist on the best possible swaps for Parmesan.
Crispy Cheese Burritos with Chorizo and Eggs
Rating: Unrated
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When Richard Chang was chef and owner of Tacos La Tehuanita truck in Los Angeles, he wowed crowds with his burnt-cheese-roll taco, made by griddling cheese until crisp and rolling it up around various fillings. This version pairs chorizo-studded black beans and eggs with creamy avocado for richness.

How to Arrange a Cheese Platter

All you need is to follow the cheesemonger's rule: something old, something new, something stinky, and something blue.