Whether it’s the centerpiece of an hors d’oeuvre or dessert plate, topping buttery bacon-and-potato tarts, or simply melted between two slices of bread, cheese is one of the most versatile—and flavorful—of foods. F&W celebrates all things fromage with these tips for creating the perfect cheese plate, strategies for cooking with cheese, and our favorite cheese-focused recipes.

By Food & Wine
Updated March 31, 2015

Creating the Perfect Cheese Plate | Strategies for Cooking with Cheese | Fluffy Cheese Soufflés | Amazing Cheese Recipes | Cheesecake Recipes

Creating the Perfect Cheese Plate


Laura Werlin, the author of four books on cheese, describes quintessential cheeses by style, from fresh to washed-rind. More »

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Strategies for Cooking with Cheese


Whether they’re fresh or aged, semifirm or semisoft, cheeses are delicious on their own. Cooking with them can prove a little more challenging. As chef Terrance Brennan shows, it’s a question of choosing the right heat for the right cheese. More »

Plus: A Quick Cheese Guide

The Fluffiest Cheese Soufflé


Soufflés are quite simple, says F&W’s Grace Parisi: The base can be refrigerated overnight and the cooked soufflés reheated in the oven. More »

Recipes:

Amazing Cheese Recipes


Cheesecake Recipes


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