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Offline shawnumass

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Awesome complimentary cheese to add to your cheese pie?
« on: February 13, 2014, 06:17:43 PM »
So I have recently stepped up my game and starting using whole milk blocks of low moisture mozzarella and its a lot yummier than the bag pre shredded part skim variety. So now that I shred my own cheese, what are some good choices for complimentary cheeses to add some great flavor (I know its based on personal taste...pun intended). For the record I add Provolone already to the motz and always top after baking parmigiano reggiano. What other cheese would appeal to the majority of my guests?   :drool:

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Re: Awesome complimentary cheese to add to your cheese pie?
« Reply #1 on: February 13, 2014, 07:21:15 PM »
I always enjoy mixing in some smoked cheese, such as smoked scamorza or provolone.

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Re: Awesome complimentary cheese to add to your cheese pie?
« Reply #2 on: February 14, 2014, 07:45:02 AM »
60% Mozz
20% Prov
20% White Chedder
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Re: Awesome complimentary cheese to add to your cheese pie?
« Reply #3 on: February 14, 2014, 11:23:59 AM »
70% mozz
30% asiago

One of my favorite blends. Adds some salty snap that is magnifique.

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Re: Awesome complimentary cheese to add to your cheese pie?
« Reply #4 on: February 14, 2014, 01:22:45 PM »
10 % smoked gooda
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Re: Awesome complimentary cheese to add to your cheese pie?
« Reply #5 on: February 14, 2014, 02:54:21 PM »
Aged Provolone, mmm mmm good!
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Re: Awesome complimentary cheese to add to your cheese pie?
« Reply #6 on: February 21, 2014, 01:20:34 AM »
I love adding Beecher's Flagship Cheese. it gives the Whole Milk Mozzarella an extra flavor.

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Re: Awesome complimentary cheese to add to your cheese pie?
« Reply #7 on: February 21, 2014, 09:21:22 AM »
I always enjoy mixing in some smoked cheese, such as smoked scamorza or provolone.

John
10 % smoked gooda
I'm with these guys - a little bit of smoked cheese adds some nice flavor to pies, I'll usually go with smoked mozzarella or gouda.
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Re: Awesome complimentary cheese to add to your cheese pie?
« Reply #8 on: April 21, 2014, 07:05:13 PM »
I agree with pythonic... Sharp white cheddar is a great addition.

Fontina melts really well and adds a little variety.

Crumbled Gorgonzola has a lot of bite but I use it sparingly and really enjoy it.

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Re: Awesome complimentary cheese to add to your cheese pie?
« Reply #9 on: April 21, 2014, 07:26:54 PM »
I did a pie yesterday with thin slices of provolone under the sauce and shredded mozz on top. I liked it.


Can't go wrong with cheddar either.


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Re: Awesome complimentary cheese to add to your cheese pie?
« Reply #10 on: April 21, 2014, 10:29:09 PM »
I almost always add a small amount of white cheddar if I make a plain cheese pie.

FWIW, I can't stand provolone on pizza.
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Re: Awesome complimentary cheese to add to your cheese pie?
« Reply #11 on: April 21, 2014, 10:49:13 PM »
I almost always add a small amount of white cheddar if I make a plain cheese pie.

FWIW, I can't stand provolone on pizza.

Same deal around here.  My wife used to like a bit of sharp provolone on pies, but we've both become white cheddar converts.....

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Re: Awesome complimentary cheese to add to your cheese pie?
« Reply #12 on: April 26, 2014, 10:48:09 AM »
Tallegio is a game changer. Especially with mushroom and / or truffle.

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Re: Awesome complimentary cheese to add to your cheese pie?
« Reply #13 on: May 11, 2014, 03:47:20 PM »
Here's a new addition to my cheese collection   http://www.belgioioso.com/Products/Asiago-Fresco


 

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