Cheese Guide

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.

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 "


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 "

Plus: A Quick Cheese Guide

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 "


Amazing Cheese Recipes

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

Cheesecake Recipes

Gingerbread with Quark Cheesecake
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