12 Awesome Ways To Make Dinner Blue Cheesier

You love blue cheese, and if you don't, you do and you just don't know it yet. Whether you're grabbing the Gorgonzola, reaching for Roquefort or tagging Maytag on Facebook (don't laugh, we've done this), there's a blue cheese recipe for you. Beginner? Start with Cheezy Bits — they're the best Cheez-Its you've never had. Seasoned pro? Like your cheese practically moving? Check out these recipes for pasta, polenta, risotto and more.

Black And Blue Popcorn Recipe

Eat this spicy blue cheese popcorn by the bowlful

Here's a flavor-packed play on popcorn that will charm blue cheese lovers right out of their ballgame snack rut. The key to proper cheese distribution with a crumbly cheese like blue that doesn't take well to being grated is a quick freeze. Once frozen hard, you can grip the hunk and grate the cheese into fine shreds that cling, melt evenly and hold ground black pepper.
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Farfalle With Gorgonzola, Ham And Peas Recipe

A creamy bow-tie pasta recipe in no time flat

Keepers, penned by two accomplished home cooks and former food editors, is full of recipes that even the most kitchen-challenged can pull off any old night of the week. Sit down, get comfy and let the pros take you on a tour of tonight's super-easy dinner recipe. Make this ham-spiked creamy blue cheese pasta tonight. You know you want to. Continue reading >>

Better Bar Food: Cheezy Bits Recipe

Homemade Cheez-Its for your bar snacking pleasure

These addictive little crackers made from pie crust are infused with cheddar, then coated with blue cheese powder. Whether it's a smoky single-malt, a super-hopped IPA or a fine glass of Pinot Grigio you're enjoying, a salty cheese-spiked snack is a perfect companion.
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Polenta With Winter Salad, Poached Egg And Blue Cheese Recipe

Love polenta? Weather getting to you? Try this out.

If you're going to cook a vegetarian meal, make sure it sticks to your ribs! That's why we're loving cookbook author Sarah Copeland's new book, Feast. Heed her expert tips, tricks and just plain old good advice for making delicious, filling vegetarian food that doesn't miss meat for a second. Continue reading >>

Buffalo Balsamic Maple Chicken Fingers Recipe

The addictive fingers that put Sticky's on the map

Sticky's Finger Joint is a NYC restaurant that specializes in – you guessed it – chicken fingers. The fast-casual spot recently opened a second location in Murray Hill (the original is in Greenwich Village) to dish out creative takes on the classic American comfort food. While there are more than 30 sauce options, we're particularly into the buffalo balsamic maple. Continue reading >>

Barley Risotto With Blue Cheese And Spinach Recipe

Simple, delicious vegetarian risotto recipe for two

I used barley because I didn't have enough risotto in the pantry – feel free to use either, though barley is a far cheaper option. As for blue cheese, use whatever's available to you – my favorite is Saint Agur. Serve with a bitter salad of escarole or radicchio and a glass of crisp white wine. Continue reading >>

Grilled Pear, Roast Beef And Blue Cheese Sandwiches Recipe

Blue cheese coleslaw

It's wing season! You'll want this on the side.

It's tailgating season, which means it's buffalo wing time. I love spicy buffalo wings, but I have a love/hate relationship with those celery sticks they give you. The nice cool crispy crunchiness dipped in blue cheese dressing goes so well with wings. But...celery sticks. Nobody gets excited about celery sticks. That's where this awesome blue cheese-laced coleslaw comes in. Continue reading >>

Buttermilk Blue Cheese Dip Recipe

Don't be blue, be cheesy

Something about blue cheese seems to scream out "don't eat me, I'm moldy!" Unfortunately for the cheese, we're too addicted to the tangy, creamy delicious stuff, which graces both salad and platter of atomic wings alike, to hear its cries.
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Bacon Blue Cheese Burger Recipe

Caramelized onions make a blue cheese burger happy

One logical shortcut might be mixing blue cheese crumbles in with the ground beef, but we've found that too much of the cheese melts out and what's left behind is overly salty. The addition of cheese throughout also prevents the burger from cooking evenly, so we recommend topping your patty with a couple of slices of Saga Bleu, gorgonzola or roquefort instead. Continue reading >>

Blue Cheese Grits Soufflé Recipe

An easy brunch soufflé for the cheese grits fan

If you like cheese grits, you're going to love cheese grits soufflé. The soufflé is both airy and chewy and the blue cheese gives the dish a pleasant, tangy flavor. This is a perfect side dish for the holidays and can be served for breakfast, lunch, or dinner. Continue reading >>

Simply The Best Creamy Cauliflower Soup Recipe

Hearty and simple, this cauliflower soup will soon be a staple.