Aaron Ekblad

Melting Asiago Cheese? Yes or no.

Or better, Is asiago a good melting cheese? Many cheese are excellent and known as good creamy melters, such as American cheese, fontina, gouda, cheddar, brie, Colby, and more, which perfect as toppings or ingredients in dishes. Yes, Asiago does melt. Asiago is a semi-hard cheese made of partially skimmed cow milk, curdled with rennet …

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Provolone vs Gouda

Provolone and Gouda are both popular varieties of semi-hard cheese. They can both be melted, eaten alone or cooked with. They’re both made from cow’s milk. So, what’s the difference? It can be pretty hard to determine the differences between the two cheeses when you see their similarities laid out like that. But, there are …

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Provolone vs. Mozzarella

It can be pretty confusing to determine the differences between provolone and mozzarella cheeses. This is further compounded by the fact that many recipes say that you can use the two cheeses interchangeably, and that one can be substituted for the other without compromising the overall flavor of the dish in question. But it doesn’t …

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Gorgonzola vs Goat Cheese

Picking the perfect cheese can take your meal from good to absolute perfection, but it’s never an easy choice. Many recipes use Gorgonzola and goat cheese interchangeably, siting goat cheese as a suitable substitution for Gorgonzola. So, what’s the difference between the two and how do you choose the right one for the particular dish …

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Feta vs. Cream Cheese

Choosing the best cheese for your purposes is hard enough when you consider the plethora of options available on the market. Most supermarkets have an entire aisle devoted solely to different varieties of cheese. But that choice is made even harder when you’re comparing two different types of soft cheese. Is feta cheese or cream …

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Parmigiano-Reggiano vs. Kefalotyri

Cheese is a very versatile food. It can be eaten alone, in dishes, or used to top most anything. And there are so many varieties of cheese available to us these days that it’s easy to get confused about which type to purchase. They all taste different, have different nutritional values and compliment different ingredients. …

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