Savory, sharp, and always available, Cheddar cheese is a great choice to use in appetizers, breads, casseroles, and even desserts.
Versatile Cheddar Cheese
Whether it's sprinkled atop a casserole or melted into a dip, cheddar is the ultimate in versatile cheeses. Use it for breakfast on a skillet dish, in cheese straws as an appetizer, or in a delicious
apple pie for dessert.
The ingredients for this rich dough–Cheddar, flour and butter–comes together in mere seconds when pulsed in a food processor.
A favorite hostess gift and cocktail nibble, cheese straws are traditionally made with a cookie press. But this version needs
no special equipment: just roll, slice and bake.
This otherwise classic preparation of a childhood favorite includes a spoonful of wholegrain mustard, which emphasizes Cheddar's
sharp, savory flavor. Pull this out of the oven to set the mood for a home-style family get-together.
Far easier than a Cheddar-crusted apple pie, this galette makes the most of autumn fruit by combining it with caramel and
sharp Cheddar. The layer of cheese between the fruit and the crust also prevents the crust from becoming soggy.