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Makeover Magic


The term “marinade” tends to conjure up images of meat soaking in sauce awaiting a hot grill. But why should meat get all the special treatment? Give your cheese a little tender loving care by marinating it! Marination is a glow-up for your curds, introducing layers of tastiness you didn’t know were possible. It’s also […]

Keeping It Fresh


Queso fresco, a favorite in the Mexican kitchen, is slightly salty, milky, and extremely versatile. Explore these recipes for inspiration.

Hot Cocoa, Two Ways


For these two recipes, we looked to regions where cacao has been grown for centuries to see how it’s done.

Tomato Braised Chickpeas with Queso Fresco and Lime


In this deeply satisfying one-pot meal, queso fresco shows off its versatility by adding textureand body to this stew.

Green Chili and Queso Fresco Frittata


Queso fresco is a favorite cheese to use in Mexico on the breakfast classics huevos rancheros and chilaquiles.

Grilled Zucchini with Cilantro Buttermilk, Queso Fresco, and Pine Nuts


Serve as a vegetable side or use as a main course—this zucchini would make an excellent filling for a taco.

Whipped Queso Fresco with Spring Vegetables


This easy dip can be served with your favorite vegetables, breads, or crackers. Alternatively, use it as a spread on a sandwich.

Watermelon and Tomato Salad with Queso Fresco and Sweet Peppers


Crumbled queso fresco rounds out this salad that pairs sweet, salty, and bright acidic flavors. Omit the country ham for a vegetarian-friendly version.

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