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Basic Homemade Cheese Ball coated is toasted sliced almonds and filled with a mix of blue cheese and figs

30 of Our Best Cheesy Recipes for the Holidays

Compiled by Susan Sherrill Axelrod The countdown is on: shopping days are in the single digits and the holidays are nearly here. If you’re still casting about what to serve family and friends for the festive days ahead, you’re in luck. We’ve combed our extensive recipe archives and narrowed down a list of 30 standouts […]

Seven Sweet-Savory Cookies To Make with Cheese

Of course today is National Cookie Day, because it’s most definitely cookie season. Even though it’s been a while since I poured a glass of milk and put a few colorfully iced, cut-out sugar cookies on a plate for Santa, I believe that homemade cookies are a holiday tradition worth keeping. I like to bake […]

Discover Havarti. Irresistibly Creamy. Authentically Danish

Irresistibly Creamy Havarti cheese is the perfect complement to a delicate puff pastry topped with a tart cranberry sauce. It makes for the perfect holiday treat to impress your guests.


For a Taste of French Life, Savor the Apéro

Short for apéritif, which refers to the actual drink, the apéro is the ultimate way to escape the daily hustle and bustle and shift into relaxation mode.


Cake Salé with Goat Cheese, Zucchini, and Green Olives

Cake salés are delicious cubed as part of an apéro, but you can also serve a slice for lunch with soup or a green salad dressed with a mustardy vinaigrette.


Drinks with Cheese: Reconsidering Tiki

As American consumers have grown more and more aware of where the things they enjoy come from, the truth behind tiki has been getting more attention.



Gougères are made with a classic French pâte à choux. Any hard cheese such as Gruyère, Emmentaler, Gouda, or cheddar will work well here.


Dark Chocolate Stilton Truffles

These will last two weeks stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator or up to three months in the freezer for sporadic snacking.

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