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.

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Creating the Perfect Cheese Plate

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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

Reblochon Tarts with Bacon and Fingerling Potatoes


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 »

The Fluffiest Cheese Soufflé

Gruyère Soufflés


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 »

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Amazing Cheese Recipes

Polenta with Three Scoops of Cheese and Sautéed Shiitakes
Credit: © Melanie Acevedo


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Cheesecake Recipes

Gingerbread with Quark Cheesecake


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