The cheese is a little strong to eat with just bread or crackers, so I was hoping someone out there might have ideas for recipes. I was thinking of an onion tart, but since this is a Costco buy, I'll still have a ton left over. Any thoughts?
Sent by MelissaEditor: This rich triple-cream cheese with its bloomy rind does, indeed, have a reputation for pungency. Some folks love it, others...yeah, "Mr. Yuck" face just about sums it up!
If it's a little strong for your taste to eat on its own, you're certainly on the right track with thinking of adding it to other recipes. Your onion tart would be fantastic. Since it's such a creamy cheese, I'm thinking recipes like mac n' cheese, risotto, or even a fun fondue would do it justice. Crisp flavors like apple and celery might also help to cut the richness and provide some contrast to the more pungent flavors.
Readers, what would you suggest?
(Image: Murray's Cheese )