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Oct 6, 2006 02:42 AM

good cheese paring to apples that is not cheddar?

good cheese paring to apples that is not cheddar?

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    1. re: Cinnamon

      If you put the gouda and apple between two slices of bread and grill it, that makes one mighty tasty sandwich!! And don't I wish I had one now.

    2. gouda, would that also go well with bacon?

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      1. re: houndchow

        Yes! I love a grilled bacon and gouda cheese sandwich with Granny Smith apple slices on the side. Yummmm.

        1. re: Sister Sue

          I love grilled cheese and bacon, just never had it with the regular would be grilled american cheese with bacon, or grilled gouda with sliced apples. I will have to break out of my routine and try a grilled gouda with bacon and apple slices.

      2. Any nice Blue, firm or soft, they go great with anything sweet, especially fruit.

          1. With the lovely winey Fujis we're getting right now, I've been enjoying chunks of Mexican Cotija, a salty brittle cheese a lot like feta. The blues are good, too, especially gorgonzola (and walnuts!!). Something I want to try is to marinate cubes of Cotija in a mixture of EVOO and chili sesame oil with some garlic squoze in, and serve that on toothpicks - I bet that'd be swell with apples.

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            1. re: Will Owen

              A slightly aged Panela is also very nice. If I understand correctly Mexican Panela is basically an adaptation of a Greek "Honeycomb" cheese.... anybody with Greek expertise know what this might be & where it can be found.

              I would love to come with a dish that pairs both.