Mac and Cheese Canapés

Fancy schmancy mac and cheese canapés? Why not? Plop these lovelies on a silver platter or into a waiting lunch box.

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  • 25 M
  • 40 M
  • 20

Three-Cheese Grilled Cheese

This confluence of cheeses is like a lazy man’s croque monsieur. Cheesy faux French accent and glass of wine optional.

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  • 10 M
  • 25 M
  • 4

Whole Spelt Risotto with Butternut Squash

We swear that this whole grain risotto doesn’t taste nearly as healthful as it actually is. But don’t take our word for it….

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  • 45 M
  • 1 H, 45 M
  • 0

Roasted Tomato-Basil Tart with St. George Cheddar

Whether you’ve sad-looking plum tomatoes or stunning heirlooms, you won’t regret transforming them into this all-sins-forgiven tart.

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  • 45 M
  • 6 H
  • 20

Goat Cheese with Olives, Lemon, and Thyme

Words sort of escape us when we attempt to describe just how simple, stunning, and scrumptious we find this dish. Just…wow.

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  • 10 M
  • 25 M
  • 6

Burrata with Asparagus, Pine Nuts, and Golden Raisins

A ridiculously rich, unthinkably creamy kin to mozzarella, burrata brings understated bling to every little thing. Prepare to swoon.

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  • 30 M
  • 30 M
  • 0

Bite-Size Bacon and Cheese Scones

Cute as a button, and not much bigger, these buttery, bacony scones are the most diminutive and darned good baked thing we’ve had in recent memory.

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  • 30 M
  • 45 M
  • 21

Fresh Whole Milk “Ricotta”

Remember that nursery rhyme about Little Miss Muffett sitting on a tuffet? We only recently realized how savvy that sassy gal was, relishing her whey.

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  • 30 M
  • 2 H
  • 24

Not-from-a-Box Macaroni and Cheese

Incomparably better than what comes out of a box, this mac n cheese is so darn good, it may even be better than what Mom used to make. Velveeta optional.

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  • 20 M
  • 1 H
  • 6

Blue Cheese Dip

Tired of settling for an ordinary blue cheese dip that practically necessitates a search party to locate a stray chunk of cheese swimming in mayo? This one won’t disappoint.

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  • 5 M
  • 5 M
  • 0

Mac and Cheese with Carrots

Simple and, yes, a little sneaky, this kid-friendly, fuss-free, casserole-like mac and cheese melds Cheddar and carrot to healthful effect.

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  • 20 M
  • 1 H
  • 10

Bibb Wedges, Radicchio, Endive, and Blue Cheese Dressing

Remember those insipid wedges of iceberg buried beneath blobs of bottled blue cheese dressing? This salad will erase all such memories.

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  • 20 M
  • 20 M
  • 2

Pear Tart With Blue Cheese and Honey

This lovely melding of cheese course and last course becomes even lovelier with a generous pour of port.

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  • 25 M
  • 1 H
  • 15

Stilton and Walnut Crackers

Perhaps the simplest precursor to a dinner party ever. Just make the savory shortbread dough, freeze it, slice it, and bake it at the very last second. You’re welcome.

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  • 15 M
  • 1 H, 10 M
  • 6
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