Hot Cheese How-Tos

How To: Cut soft, fresh cheese

Slicing soft, fresh cheeses, like chevre, can become a sticky mess. The cheese either clings to the knife or crumbles into an unwieldy pile. To get perfect slices every time, head to the medicine cabinet and grab the dental floss. Wrap the floss (use unwaxed and unflavored) around your fingers and then use to slice through the cheese. Floss works for slicing cheesecake, too.

How To: Make your own style of mozzarella cheese at home

Cheese is one of the most commonly used pieces of food that goes well with almost anything. Sandwiches, pizzas, veggies, and much more! Buying it from the store can be a bit pricey, but making your own is less of a hassle for you and your wallet. So in this tutorial, you'll be finding out how to make your own mozzarella cheese using easy to get ingredients. You can also add other ingredients to your cheese as well to make it a little more custom. So good luck and enjoy!

How To: Make a simple cheese and onion pie

In this edition of Titli's Busy Kitchen, Titli Nihaan shows us how to make a cheese and onion pie. This is a great comfort food and it's really quick and easy to make. Here's what you'll need: 400 grams sliced onions, 400 grams grated cheese, 500 grams of pastry (we're using ready-made pastry), and 2 eggs. Put the onions in a pot and add just enough water to cover them. Bring that to a boil. When it comes to a boil, turn the heat down and simmer gently for 10 minutes. This softens the onions ...

How To: Make cheese crisps with deli-sliced provolone

In this tutorial, Karen Solomon from CHOW shows us how to make homemade cheese crisps from deli-sliced provolone cheese. All you need is a spatula, deli-sliced provolone cheese and a pan over heat! First, heat your pan over medium-high heat, grab your cheese and place it into the center of the pan. Once it's bubbly and brown around the edges you can turn it over with the spatula and cook the other side until it's golden brown as well. When finished, place onto a paper towel so the grease can ...

How To: Make a chili cheese nacho casserole with Betty

Nachos are a great snack food but did you ever think you could eat them for dinner? Well, in this tutorial, Betty shows us how to make her chili cheese nacho casserole, and it is so tasty you may never eat 'normal' nachos again! This is a great way to get rid of that stale old bag of Tostitos in your pantry and turn it into something fantastic. Ready? Vamenos!

How To: Make Gouda cheese

In order to start making your own homemade Gouda cheese, you have to begin by making mesophilic starter culture. Now, the one and only ingredient for mesophilic starter culture is buttermilk.

How To: Make your own fresh mozzarella

Join your new friends at Tutto Italiano to learn how to make a very special treat for yourself. You can make yourself some fresh mozzarella at home today if you thing you've got the culinary skills to put it together. This video will show you how to make your own fresh mozzarella.

How To: Make pecorino cheese

In order to make your own Pecorino Cheese, you will need the following: a sheep's bladder, a caldron of milk, and salt. Add some stomach bladder to you milk. You will need to separate it. This will cause the milk to curdle. This is a necessary step, in order to get the milk to separate. Stir and heat milk, until the curds and whey are separated. Stir constantly.

How To: Make fresh mozzarella cheese with Chef Pat

Making cheese may sound like an easy task that you can do in your home. Well it isn't. Not for all cheeses at least and especially not for mozzarella cheese. This requires time, patience, and all the right ingredients. So if you're looking to tackle on this challenge, this tutorial is here to help you! In this video, you'll see how Chef Pat, makes his own mozzarella cheese from the confine of a professional kitchen. So good luck and enjoy!

How To: Make halawet el jibn (sweet stuffed cheese)

In this clip, Dede teaches you how to make an absolutely delicious and unique Mediterranean snack - halawet el jibn or stuffed sweet cheese. This dish is easier than it sounds to make and will impress anyone who tries it. You don't see this recipe much this side of the Atlantic, and if you ask us - that's a shame. Enjoy!

How To: Make authentic Mexican cheese enchiladas

You've had chicken and beef enchiladas, now try the version - vegetarian except for the chicken stock (maybe you can substitute with vegetable stock). This Mexican dish is so simple to make. Follow along in this cooking how-to video to learn how to make Mexican cheese enchiladas.

How To: Make chicken quesadillas

In this tutorial, we learn how to make chicken quesadillas with Skinny and Mini. First, cook your chicken and cut it up into pieces. Then, chop up your other ingredients, including: cheese, onions, tomatoes, and chilies. Now, place your tortilla shell on the bottom of the pan and turn the heat up. Now, flip the shell over on the other side and add in your cheese, chicken, and other ingredients. Sprinkle all of this on just one side of the shell. Once all the ingredients are inside, fold the o...

How To: Make deli-style fresh mozzarella cheese from curd

Have you ever had real, fresh mozzarella? Have you ever considered making it yourself? With this video you can learn how to make your own mozzarella cheese, deli-style, from fresh curds. Curds are derived from milk and are the foundation of all cheese. Learn to make this today, and make a delicious mozzarella and tomato sandwich for lunch! Make deli-style fresh mozzarella cheese from curd.

How To: Keep cheese from drying out

We've all had to waste what could have been perfectly good cheese when we cut away the outside edges and corners that have dried out. This is caused by moisture being lost when exposed to air so can get the most out of your cheese by wrapping it well when storing.

How To: Make homemade cheese

Alexa from SustainablePantry demonstrates how to make homemade cheese in under 5 minutes. Pour 1/2 gallon of whole organic pasteurized milk in the pot. Heat it to a rolling boil over medium heat. Add plain distilled white vinegar. Stir frequently until you see the milk splitting into lump of curds. These curds are your homemade cheese. When the curds have settled, slowly pour the curdled milk into the colander with a cheese cloth. Drain off all the liquid until it become more and more cheese ...

How To: Make Pinoy cheese sticks

This recipe shows how to make Pinoy cheese sticks. You will need spring roll pastry wrappers, cooking oil, and cheddar cheese. Place a wrapper on a plate and add a rectangular piece of cheese diagonally closer to one end of the wrapper. Fold the ends in, then fold and roll up the cheese stick like an egg roll. Seal the end with a little oil. Assemble all the cheese rolls the same way, then deep fry in hot oil until they are golden brown in color, which takes about four minutes. Remove them an...

How To: Make Chile Con Queso

Chile con queso, a classic Tex-Mex dip, is inexpensive, easy to make, and positively delicious! Round up these ingredients (16 oz cheddar cheese, 1 cup chiles, a medium onion, 1 clove of garlic, canned tomatoes, beans, 6 oz Monterey Jack cheese, and either tortilla chips or rice to serve it with) and you're ready to cook! Follow along with the steps in this quick video cooking show and learn how to make this tasty Mexican snack.

How To: Choose a perfectly ripe Camembert cheese

Choose the right Camembert cheese, cut it up nicely, and store the leftovers properly: important tips to keep you in good cheese humor. In this how to video learn how to pick a Camembert cheese that is perfectly ripe. Learn what it should smell like, what it should feel like from this CHOW contributor.

How To: Make Indian paneer masala

Paneer Masala is a staple dish in Indian food. Learn how to make this delicious Indian dish in a few easy steps, including ingredients and preparations tips, all in this free cooking video series taught by an expert chef.

How To: Make a baked camembert cheese in a box

James Martin cooks Camembert cheese in it's own casing to make a delicious gooey starter. You will need Camembert cheese, thyme, salt, black pepper, and olive oil. It'll make a lovely and rich cheese fondue. Watch this video cooking tutorial and learn how to make baked Camembert cheese in a box.

How To: Make homemade cheese in five minutes

Learn to make real cheese in just five minutes with the help of this how-to video. It is super easy to make homemade cheese, not to mention inexpensive. For this five minute recipe you will need milk, vinegar, a spoon and a pot. Watch and follow along to start making cheese at home.

How To: Cook with mozzarella

Learn how to make grilled eggplant and tomato salad with fresh mozzarella as well as summer beans with marinated mozzarella and cherry tomatoes. These are all great vegetarian dishes great for a grill or picnic.

How To: Make Swiss cheese fondue

Do you want to serve a sophisticated spread next time you entertain guests? Then try Romandy's classic fondue recipe that blends appetizing Swiss cheeses. You will need emmenthal and gruyere cheeses, dry white wine, kirsch or cherry brandy, garlic clove, flour, parmesan cheese, lemon juice, nutmeg, bread or vegetables you plan to dip. This can be made in a traditional fondue pot or on the

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