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Aug 18, 2013 02:52 PM

Cheese spread choices, which one?

I have about 2 cups of crumbled blue cheese, would like to make a spreadable concoction for bread or crackers. Should I just mash it, or mix it with butter, or milk, or water/broth ? Add scallions, or any other additions? Thanks.

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  1. I'd mash it with cream cheese, minced scallion or chive, pepper, possibly a touch of mustard or horseradish. Finallly, a sprinkle of paprika before serving.

    1. Have made several cheese spreads with NO recipe... just what I had on hand and food processor. Block (or partial block) of cream cheese, some kinda shredded cheese (partial to sharp cheddar), glug of worcestershire and/or hot sauce and WHIRR away! Odds and ends in fridge often get tossed in... few slices of salami or lebanon balogna. If too stiff... some mayo and/or sour cream. Little bit left in jar of salsa or roasted red peppers... goes in there. Maybe a few olives... green/stuffed or black. NO measurements required.

      1. Mash with some cream cheese and butter and thin out with a bit of cream or milk. Throw in some crumbled bacon and horseradish. No, I've never tried it but it sounds good to me.

        1. Alton Brown has a great recipe for a cheese spread. Though I don't eat blue cheese, so I'm not sure how the flavor would work mixed with the wine.

          1. Very good with a small amount of mayonnaise, dash Worcestershire, dash red pepper, S&P to taste. Stir with a fork rather than trying to get a smooth texture.