About Laura Werlin

Laura Werlin

Laura Werlin turned her passion for artisanal cheese into a profession. She’s a James Beard award-winning author of numerous books, including The All American Cheese and Wine Book, and other fromage-filled books honoring favorite comfort foods. Laura often shares her extensive knowledge with students in cooking classes across the country and as the President of the American Cheese Education Foundation. Werlin lives in San Francisco.

Grilled Cheese Sandwich

Hog Island Grilled Cheese

This much-ballyhooed ‘wich from Hog Island Oyster Bar in San Francisco is stuffed with fromage blanc, Gruyère, Cheddar, and Havarti. Talk about the stuff romance is made from…

  • 10 M
  • 30 M
  • 10
Cheddar Parmesan Crackers

Cheddar-Parmesan Crackers

These crackers are filled with all kinds of cheesy goodness, dry mustard, and a hint of cayenne pepper for heat. Can you say addiction?

  • 25 M
  • 2 H, 40 M
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Goat Cheese and Lentil Salad

Goat Cheese and Lentil Salad

Lentils, carrots, scallions, celery, and cucumber are tossed in a spiky vinaigrette dressing and served alongside goat cheese. A simple starter recipe.

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  • 45 M
  • 1 H
  • 1
Mushroom Toasts with Rocchetta

Mushroom Toasts with Rocchetta

Cheese and mushrooms taste great together and using a surface-ripened cheese enhances the mushroom flavor. Serve on crunchy sourdough bread.

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  • 35 M
  • 35 M
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