10 Things to Do with Queso Besides Make Dip
Dip's great, but you'll be so glad you know these other amazing ways to use Mexican cheese, courtesy of chef Aarón Sánchez.
Whether it’s crumbled, wedged or melted, cheese appears in almost every type of cuisine. And, of course, Mexican food is no exception. Take your pick from queso blanco, cotija, queso fresco and so much more.
“There’s something user-friendly about cheese,” says Aarón Sánchez, award-winning Latin chef, restaurateur, TV personality and lifetime cheese lover. Sure, you can melt a soft cheese to become an amazing dip, but there’s so much more these cheeses can do!
Chef Aarón teamed up with Cacique and Taste of Home to show you how to get creative with that package of Mexican cheese in your fridge.
Find out what Chef cooks for his own son. The chef says, “He loves cheese so much, I call him my little raton,” which means mouse!
Spotlight It on a Cheese Board
Pile a platter with soft cheeses like Oaxaca and firmer choices, such as Manchego. Then mix in bite-sized pieces of citrus, nuts, cherry tomatoes and big hunks of bread for a gorgeous snack tray. Follow our pro tips for an amazing cheese board, anytime.