Cheese guide #1

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%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%% %%%%% AMERICAN, CHEDDAR %%%%% %%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%% HOW IT LOOKS AND TASTES - Favorite all round cheeses. Flavor varies from milkd to sharp. Color ranges from natural to yellow orange.

Texture firm to crumbly.

HOW TO SERVE - In sandwiches, casseroles, souffles, and creamy sauces.

With fruit pie or crisp crackers, on a snack or dessert tray with fruit.

%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%% %%%%% BLUE, GORGONZOLA, ROQUEFORT %%%%% %%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%% HOW IT LOOKS AND TASTES - Compact, creamy cheese veined with blue or blue green mold. sometimes crumbly. Mild to sharp salty flavor.

(Stilton is similar, but like a blue veined Cheddar.) HOW TO SERVE - Crumble in salads, salad dressings, dips. Delicious with fresh pears or apples for dessert. Blend with butter sor steak topper. Spread on crackers or crusty French or Italian bread.

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HOW IT LOOKS AND TASTES - Medium firm; creamy yellow color, tiny holes. Flavor very mild to medium sharp.

HOW TO SERVE - Good for appetizers, sandwiches, or desserts. Great with fresh peaches, cherries, or melons.

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HOW IT LOOKS AND TASTES - Similar to Camembert, but slightly firmer.

Distinctive sharp flavor, pronounced odor.

HOW TO SERVE - Serve as dessert with fresh fruit. Be sure to eat the thin brown and white crust.

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HOW IT LOOKS AND TASTES - Creamy yellow with thin gray white crust.

When ripe, it softens to the consistency of thick cream. Full, rich, milkly pungent.

HOW TO SERVE - Classic dessert cheese - serve at room temperature with fresh peaches, pears, or apples, ow with toasted walnuts and cracker.

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HOW IT LOOKS AND TASTES - Soft, milk, unripened cheese. large or small curd. May have cream added.

HOW TO SERVE - Used in salads, dips, main dishes. Popular with fresh and canned fruits.

Origin: Cooking with Love, compiled by Baptist Church in Oregon.

Shared by: Sharon Stevens, Aug/95.

Submitted By SHARON STEVENS On 08-26-95

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