Let’s celebrate cheese! There are so many varieties, colors, tastes, and smells of this dairy product. Today, I am featuring four cheeses with recipes on AllFreeCasseroleRecipes.com. Do you want to know what they are? Okay, I’ll tell you: Gruyere, Fontina, Bleu, and Cheddar. They each come from different origins – Switzerland, Italy, France, and England – and have unique characteristics. Listed below are recipes for each cheese that you’ll want to try right away. From macaroni and cheese to a potato bake, you can enjoy these cheeses in a variety of ways.
4 Cheeses You’ll Love
Gruyere cheese is named after a town in Switzerland where it is made. It is a firm, pale-yellow cheese that is good to use for fondue.
What do do with it: Gruyere and Spinach Strata. This is a breakfast egg strata recipe that tastes great. The Gruyere is grated and mixed into layers of spinach and bread.
Fontina is an Italian cheese made from cow or sheep’s milk. It has a mild, nutty and earthy flavor that it brings to all of its dishes.
What to do with it: White Truffle Mac and Cheese. Grated Fontina and white truffle oil make this dish come alive. The truffle oil has an earthy tone as well, so the two ingredients go well together.
Bleu cheese is a type of French cheese that gets its name from the blue mold in it. Don’t worry, though; the mold is not harmful to eat.
What to do with it: Broccoli Bleu Cheese Bake. The bleu cheese adds a subtle flavor and richness to this dish. The broccoli is mixed with a sauce and buttery Ritz Crackers top it off.
You are probably most familiar with Cheddar cheese. Its color varies from white to deep yellow, its flavor is mild to sharp, and it is made from whole milk that comes from cows. Cheddar cheese is very popular in macaroni and cheese recipes, potato casseroles, and much, much more.
What to do with it: Crunchy Onion Cheddar Potato Bake. This potato casserole uses garlic-fried mashed potatoes and is topped with a French-fried onion crust. Who can say no to that cheesy goodness?