Easy Pantry Cheese Board

Easy Pantry Cheese Board | ALDI Cheese Board

Impress your guests with this Easy Pantry Cheese Board, a delicious mix of cheese, charcuterie, fruit, dips, crackers and bread. We used Aldi products for this board, but you can substitute your favorites instead. Grazing […]

Parmesan vs parmigiano Reggiano

Parmesan vs Parmigiano Reggiano

Parmigiano Reggiano is the king of cheeses in my book. Need to perk up a bland or boring dish? A sprinkling of grated or shredded Parmigiano Reggiano will usually do the trick. It’s known for […]


Formal Dinner Party Courses

In the 20-plus years I’ve lived in the DC area, I have yet to be invited to a White House State Dinner. (There’s no apparent reason why I would be invited, but can’t I keep […]

Bacon Cheddar Cheese Ball

How to Make a Bacon Cheddar Cheese Ball

Cheese balls may have had their heyday in the 70s but they’re still a delicious and easy appetizer you can make ahead for your next get together. How to Make a Bacon Cheddar Cheese Ball […]


How to Build a Cheese Plate

No, not a plate made of cheese but a plate laden with a delicious assortment of your favorite fromages! Cheese plates or platters are excellent for holiday entertaining — they require no cooking, take minutes […]