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 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 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 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 bean and cheese enchiladas

Anuja and Hetal, from Shoe me the Curry, teach the secrets to making the perfect bean and cheese enchiladas, every time. You will need: 1 tablespoon oil, 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour, 1 14-ounce can of broth, 1/4 cup water, 1 8-ounce can of tomato sauce, 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder, 1/2 teaspoon cumin powder, 1/4 teaspoon oregano, salt, red chili powder for taste, 1/2 teaspoon sugar, corn tortillas, refried beans, shredded cheese, chopped onions, and black olives. Heat up oil in a pan, and a...

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 your own cottage cheese the European way

This video shows us the method to make cottage cheese at home in the European way. You can stop this process at the half way mark and separate the liquid to get yoghurt. You can whip or blend it and add some fruits to make it tasty to eat. Use 3 and a half percent homogeneous milk. Unprocessed and unpasteurized milk is the best for this purpose. Take 1 or 2 tablespoons of sour cream and add to the milk. Cover it with a cheese cloth and put it in a warm place for 2 days. Put the soured milk go...

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 cottage cheese at home

In order to prepare cottage cheese at home, you will need the following ingredients: milk and curd (or lemon). Pour the skim milk into a pan. Heat to a boil. Watch it carefully and stir frequently. You can use lowfat (skim) milk or whole milk. Whisk 4 tsp of curd. Add the curd to the milk, when it starts to boil. It is important that you wait until the milk has started to boil first.

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 "Cheese Wiz" yourself at home

This video demonstrates how to make a delicious spread called Cheese Wiz at home. The best cheese to use for this is a processed cheese such as cheddar. You will need 450 grams of cheese cut into chunks. Add a can of evaporated milk, one teaspoon of Tabasco and a teaspoon of mustard powder. For extra flavor you can add some chopped onions or chopped jalapeno chiles.

How To: Make homemade goat cheese

This video shows you how to make a homemade goat cheese.The main in gredients are 2 litres of milk and 1/4 cup of apple cider vinegar.In a large pot,heat the milk,stirring continously.Bring this to a boil and keep stirring.Turn the heat off and slowly add the vinegar.Continue the stirring for some time.Take the pot off the heat and keep it aside until the milk curdles.Keep stirring.Place a coleander pot in a large bowl and put a cheese cloth on top of it.Now pour the curdled milk on this clot...

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 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 wild mushroom quesadillas with Rachael Ray

In this tutorial, Rachael Ray shows you how to make an extremely fast, people pleaser that is really easy. Rachael makes vegetarian wild mushroom quesadillas from scratch that are so yummy even meat eaters will adore them. These tasty, cheesy treats are great for dinners, lunches or even mid-afternoon snacks. Enjoy!

How To: Make sweet onion & dolcelatte cheese tarts

In this video chef Jo Pratt demonstrates how to make sweet onion and dolce latté cheese tarts with pear and walnut salad. This is taken from her recent recipe book. The ingredients needed for this is one sheet of regular puff pastry, some caramelized onions, some thyme leaves,250gm dolce latté cheese, two small pears cut into small pieces, two celery sticks finely sliced, some walnuts torn into halves, two tbsp walnut oil and two tbsp balsamic vinegar. To make the dish she firstly unrolls the...

How To: Prepare escaoutoun landais

Chef Helene Darroze prepares escaoutoun landais. This recipe calls for corn flour, fowl bouillon, mascarpone, mushrooms, Basque sheep cheese, duck grease, fowl gravy, salt, pepper and a bunch of parsley. It takes 20 minutes to cook this dish. Prepare escaoutoun landais.

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 Welsh rarebit (cheese and toast)

Apparently its name is originally a bit of a slight on the Welsh - who were considered so inept they couldn’t catch a rabbit for dinner, so they had to settle for cheese on toast. Even with the bad background, it's still a tasty recipe. Learn how to make this simple dish with Waz and Lenny, the chefs like us. Follow along and try this tasty recipe for Welsh rarebit. Make Welsh rarebit (cheese and toast).

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 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

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...

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