Blue Cheese

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Blue cheese is a general classification of cheeses that have had cultures of mold added so that the final product is spotted or veined throughout with blue, blue-grey, blue-green, or blue-brown mold and carries a distinct smell (Wikipedia, nd).

Allergy Alert:

Blue cheese typically contains milk, as well as various other ingredients depending on the recipe. In the event of an allergic reaction after consuming blue cheese, contact your allergist.

Common Uses:

Blue cheese can be eaten by itself or can be spread, crumbled or melted into or over foods. It usually has a sharp and striking flavor (Wikipedia, nd).

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Here are some awesome ideas for using blue cheese in recipes!