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    • Fairenuff
    • By Fairenuff 28th Dec 17, 8:19 PM
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    Cheese suggestions
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    • 28th Dec 17, 8:19 PM
    Cheese suggestions 28th Dec 17 at 8:19 PM
    I have last of 'bits' of cheese left eg Stilton applewood Brie etc ant ideas what to make to use them up ? Thanks x
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    • C J
    • By C J 28th Dec 17, 8:38 PM
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    I am using the leftover Stilton I have to make a roasted butternut squash and Stilton tart.
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    • By Islandmaid 28th Dec 17, 9:45 PM
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    A Mega cheesy pasta dish, add LO Gammon too

    Or especially with blue cheese 50/50 with butter as a cheese pate - lush..
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    • By caronc 28th Dec 17, 10:14 PM
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    Potted cheese is lovely loads of recipes online but see No 10 on this list https://www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/2014/may/06/23-recipes-for-leftover-cheese-part-1
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    • By YorksLass 29th Dec 17, 2:53 PM
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    I'd use the Stilton in a quiche with broccoli; if it's a white Stilton it goes well with Xmas cake. Smoked Applewood in scones. Lots of uses for Brie - lovely baked and topped with chorizo, served with crusty rolls. Or how about using it to stuff a chicken breast? Or on toast, topped with garlic mushrooms? Or in a pasta dish?

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    • Jojo the Tightfisted
    • By Jojo the Tightfisted 29th Dec 17, 3:27 PM
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    Soup. Broccoli & Blue Cheese.

    Cheese and potato pasties - mix up cheese with leftover mashed potato, softened onion and some flour to bind, wrap in pastry with egg wash, bake until pastry is cooked.

    Melt soft French cheeses as a dip to go with veggie sticks.

    Or just add cheese to other meals - one of my favourites, as I don't actually like Edam on its own (or other semi soft cheeses) but there's always one or another in the fridge at Christmas, is to have boiled eggs with cheese on toast soldiers.

    Otherwise, just grate the things, bag them up, label them and stick them in the freezer for when you need a tiny bit of x type of cheese.
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    • By suki1964 30th Dec 17, 1:15 PM
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    Stilton and bacon toasties or baguettes

    Stilton is also lovely on top of steak or ever burgers

    Applewood is lovely melted into cream as a cheat carbonnara

    Brie is nice breadcrumbed and fried, serve with cranberry
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    • catherine/kate
    • By catherine/kate 30th Dec 17, 1:53 PM
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    A cheeseboard macaroni is one of my annual post-Christmas treats, I confess to always buying "plenty" of cheese to make sure there's enough for it: https://www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/2013/dec/28/christmas-leftover-recipes-10-best
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    • By purpleybat 5th Jan 18, 10:41 AM
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    a macaroni cheese will also use up any past their best tomatoes, mushrooms etc and also off cuts of chorizo and ham that I always seem to be hanging around.


    stilton and broccoli pasties are good, softened onions, raw broc in small florets, crumbled cheese wrapped in pastry, I've used shop puff and homemade shortcrust and both were good.


    cheese and potato pie? I think there are lots of recipes online tho I tend to par boil spud slices and layer in pastry with crumbled cheese, lightly fried onions and any leftover meat scraps and cover with more pastry before baking at GM6.


    brie, courgette and tomato tart.. take puff pastry, foll out to tray size, smear a little pesto on base leaving an inch all the way round then layer sliced veg and cheese (not too thickly) within the inch and bake til puffed. nice hot or cold.


    cheesy chops... cook pork chops, smear mustard, pesto whatever you prefer, add thinly sliced tomatoes and crumble on cheese, toast under the grill. I cook my chops under the grill so isn't extra washing up for me, if you don't you'll need to pre-heat your grill and put the chops on tinfoil or something to minimise cleaning.


    mixed into mash with cooked onions to go with sausages etc, top fish or cottage pie etc etc


    if nothing appeals to you at the mo you could make a cheese sauce and freeze or just freeze the cheese, well wrapped, as it is. remember to label so you don't end up with UFOs
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