Recipes

Appetizer Recipes

Creamy Mascarpone Chicken Florentine Cups

Our Cheese   By: Veronica Callaghan - Glastonbury, CT Rich and creamy Crave Brothers Mascarpone cheese is combined with spinach and chicken then cooked in wonton wrapper cups to create perfectly portioned Florentine chicken cups. The Mascarpone cheese gives the...

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Every Day is a Holiday Dip

Our Cheese   By: Deborah Sampson of Highlands Ranch, CO Notes from the author: Cheese, celery sticks, olives and nuts were regulars on our holiday table growing up. Combining them as a dip seemed like a no-brainer. During the holidays, I often double or triple...

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Mascarpone Layered Beets

Our Cheese   By: Chef Kristine Merten - Hy-Vee, Austin, MNThis is a fun rich little appetizer that I feel should be followed by a main course; it’s a layered beet recipe with many fun components that I have created for a more elegant setting.Ingredients:2 large...

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Reuben Stuffed Shells with Mascarpone

Our Cheese   By: Courtney Smith: Consumer recipe contest winnerCream Sauce 2.5 lb. (approx.) corned beef, flat cut 32 oz. chicken stock 24 jumbo shells 2 Tablespoons butter 8 oz Crave Brothers Farmstead Mascarpone 1 cup Thousand Island Dressing 6 slices rye...

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Cowboy’s Stuffed Jalapenos with Pico de Gallo

Our Cheese   By: Randy Hughes Ingredients 24 Pickled Jalapenos 1 lb. grated Crave Brothers Farmstead Classics Les Frère, young 1 lb. grated Crave Brothers Farmer's Rope 24 pieces cooked bacon-slightly brown, not crispy Directions Cut stems off the jalapenos. ...

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Dessert Recipes

Dream Cheese Fruit Pie

Our Cheese   By: Pam Davison of Waterloo, WINotes from the author: This was an old recipe that I had. I used Crave Brothers Mascarpone in place of cream cheese. It is much more creamy with the Mascarpone.Ingredients1 9-inch Graham Cracker Pie Shell1 envelope...

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Egg Nog Coffee Cake

Our Cheese   By: Beth CraveIngredients   For Cake:1 cup granulated sugar1/2 cup butter, softened1 cup eggnog1 container (8 ounces) Crave Brothers Mascarpone Cheese, room temperature1 teaspoon rum extract2 eggs2 1/2 cups  all-purpose flour1 1/2 teaspoons baking...

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Irish Creme Dessert Cup

Our Cheese   By: Beth CraveIngredients:16 oz. Crave Brothers Farmstead Classics Mascarpone12 oz. Semi-Sweet Chocolate, melted3 Tbsp. Irish CremeDirections:Use a double boiler to melt chocolate. Once the chocolate is melted, add mascarpone. Stir until blended and...

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Lemon Mascarpone Tarts

Our Cheese   By: Beth CraveIngredients:1 tube refrigerated sugar cookie dough1 lb. Crave Brothers Farmstead Classics-Mascarpone, at room temperature1 jar lemon curd1 pint fresh raspberriesDirections:Preheat oven to 350° F.  Slice cookie dough into discs about...

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Marble Cheesecake Squares

Our Cheese   By: Esther PrattWaterloo, WIIngredients24 cream filled chocolate sandwich cookies, finely chopped (2 cups)3 Tbsp butter1 cup sugar2-8oz packages cream cheese, softened1-16oz package Crave Brothers Farmstead Classics-Mascarpone1 tsp vanilla4 eggs1 cup...

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Mascarpone and White Chocolate Mini Cheesecakes

Our Cheese   By: Alise Sjostrom 1 cup graham crackers, crushed2 Tablespoons butter, melted 12 oz Crave Brothers Mascarpone, room temperature4 oz cream cheese, room temperature12 oz white chocolate chips2 Tablespoons orange flavored liqueur24 heart-shaped candies...

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Mascarpone Berry Trifle

Our Cheese   By: Crave Brothers Farmstead Cheese- Roseanne Crave Ingredients: 8 oz Crave Brothers Mascarpone 1 cup whipping cream ¾ tsp vanilla extract 1 pint blueberries 1 pint strawberries (hulled and sliced) 1 Angel food cake (cubed) Directions: In a medium...

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Mascarpone Cheesecake with Dulce De Leche Sauce

Our Cheese   By: Kristi TuescherIngredientsCrust8 oz shortbread cookies1/3 cup pecans (about 1 ½ ounces)2 Tbsp (1/4 stick) unsalted butter, meltedSauce1 cup whipping cream1 cup packed dark brown sugar½ cup sweetened condensed milkFilling12 oz of cream cheese,...

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Mascarpone Chocolate Truffles

Our Cheese   By: Kathy McCarthyWhat goes best with cheese?  Chocolate, of course!  Here is a recipe where the two heavenly tastes come together.  A Door County Fair Champion!Ingredients:8 ounces finest quality semisweet chocolate, chopped1/3 cup heavy cream1...

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Mascarpone Filled Strawberries

Our Cheese   Ingredients1 Container of Strawberries1 1/2 cups Mascarpone Cheese1/4 cup Cream2 tbsp Sugar1 tsp VanillaInstructionsCut a little off the non-stem end to allow for the berry to stand upright. Slice off stem and remove the core.To make filling, beat...

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Orange Cranberry Mascarpone Strudel

Our Cheese   By: Beth Crave Cranberry Sauce  Ingredients ¾ cup water 1 cup white sugar 12 oz. fresh cranberries, washed and drained 1 cup diced granny smith apple    Directions  In a medium saucepan, bring the water and sugar to a boil, until the sugar is...

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Pecan Praline Dessert Cup

Our Cheese   By: Beth Crave Ingredients: 16 oz. Crave Brothers Farmstead Classics Mascarpone 12 oz. Semi-Sweet Chocolate, melted 3 Tbsp. Whiskey Directions: Use a double boiler to melt chocolate. Once the chocolate is melted, add mascarpone. Stir until blended...

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Pumpkin Mascarpone Mini-Trifles

Our Cheese   By: Roseanne CraveIngredients 8 oz Crave Brothers Farmstead Classics mascarpone½ c brown sugar1 can (15 oz.) pumpkin1 ½ tsp vanilla extract1 tsp pumpkin pie spice2 c heavy cream2 Tbsp plus ½ c sugar2 c ginger cookies, crumbled (such as Biscoff or...

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Pumpkin Tiramisu Parfait

Our Cheese   By: Alise SjostromServing Size / Yield: 16 servingsIngredients2 oz. caramel coffee liqueur1 C. brewed Starbucks® Caramel Natural flavored coffee, or any seasonal coffee3/4 C. pumpkin1 tsp. ground cinnamon1/2 tsp. ground ginger1/4 tsp. salt1/2 C....

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Raspberry Mascarpone Brownies

Our Cheese   By: Joyce UglowWaterloo, WIIngredientsFilling1 8-oz ounce package Crave Brothers Mascarpone Cheese¼ cup sugar1 egg yolk½ tsp vanilla extractBrownies2/3 cup all purpose flour½ tsp baking powder½ tsp salt1 stick butter4 oz semi-sweet chocolate,...

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Red Velvet Mascarpone Whoopie Pies

Our Cheese   By: Beth CraveIngredients: For the Cookies:1 ounce semisweet chocolate, chopped1/2 ounce milk chocolate, chopped12 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted1/2 cup sour cream2 large eggs1 1/2 teaspoons apple cider vinegar1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract1...

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Strawberry Tequila Rose Dessert Cup

Our Cheese   Ingredients:16 oz. Crave Brothers Farmstead Classics Mascarpone12 oz. white chocolate, melted3 Tbsp. Tequila RoseDirections:Use a double boiler to melt chocolate. Once the chocolate is melted, add mascarpone. Stir until blended and no white streaks...

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Summer Strawberry Delight

Our Cheese   By: Deb Dunstan of Deerfield, WI *Recipe contest winner at the 2nd annual Crave Brothers Farmstead Cheese recipe contest. Notes from the author: Inspired by a friend and her fresh strawberry bread, I created this dessert with fresh strawberries that...

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Chilled Raspberry Soup with Lemon Mascarpone Sorbet

Our Cheese   By: Mary Shivers of Ada, Oklahoma This is an unusual dessert recipe that combines the tangy sweetness of raspberry, the tartness of the lemon, and the tangy creaminess of the mascarpone to make an utterly delicious dessert that also makes a...

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Chocolate-Pumpkin Whoopie Pies with Mascarpone

Our Cheese   Makes 12 large pies Whoopie Pies 3 ¼ cups white flour1 tsp. baking powder1 tsp. baking soda1 tsp salt2 tsp. ground cinnamon2 tsp. ground ginger6 Tbs. Special dark cocoa powder2 eggs1 ¼ cup packed brown sugar1 cup vegetable oil2 cup pumpkin purée...

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Crave Brothers Farmstead Classics Chocolate Mascarpone Pie

Our Cheese   By: Debbie Crave Ingredients: Crumb crust: 1 cup chocolate wafer cookie crumbs 3 Tbsp. sugar ¼ cup butter, melted, plus more for pan Filling: 16 oz. Crave Brothers Farmstead Classics Mascarpone 6 oz. semi-sweet chocolate, melted 2 Tbsp. Kahlua or...

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Dessert Nachos

Our Cheese   By: Chef Scott StroudThe delightful crunch of these cinnamon-sugar coasted “churro chips” pairs perfectly with the subtle sweetness of the Mascarpone dip and fresh fruit. With just a touch of chocolate and a hint of mint to finish it off, these...

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Fall Recipes

Sweet and Savory Apple Cheesy Dip

Our Cheese   Ingredients8 ounces Crave Brothers Mascarpone, room temperature1/2 cup apple butter1 cup grated sharp cheddar cheese (reserve 1-2 tablespoons)1 large granny smith apple, peeled, cored, and grated1 loaf of round sourdough bread, 18 ounces or...

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Chocolate-Pumpkin Whoopie Pies with Mascarpone

Our Cheese   Makes 12 large pies Whoopie Pies 3 ¼ cups white flour1 tsp. baking powder1 tsp. baking soda1 tsp salt2 tsp. ground cinnamon2 tsp. ground ginger6 Tbs. Special dark cocoa powder2 eggs1 ¼ cup packed brown sugar1 cup vegetable oil2 cup pumpkin purée...

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Farmer’s Rope Cheese Recipes

Spinach Quiche with Brown Rice Crust

Our Cheese   By: Janet Hughes Ingredients Crust 2 cups cooked brown rice 1 cup Crave Brothers Farmstead Cheese-Farmer’s Rope, cut into small pieces 1 egg Filling 4 cups fresh spinach or 9 ounces frozen chopped spinach 2 eggs ¼ cup grated parmesan cheese ¼ cup...

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The Farmers Rope of Pearls Pizza

Our Cheese   By: Linda Jennissen of Brooten, MN*Winner of Main Dish category at the 2nd annual Crave Brothers Farmstead Cheese recipe contest.Notes from the author: I love cheese and pizza. A new pizza stone that I received as a gift from my daughter for Mother’s...

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Tomato Soup with Lemon-Rosemary Cream

Our Cheese   By: Janice Thomas, Savory Spoon Cooking SchoolIngredients:1/4 cup butter1 onion, finely chopped2 carrots, peeled, finely chopped3 garlic cloves, minced1/2 teaspoon dried thyme1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper, fried1 bay leaf2-28 ounce cans crushed...

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Cowboy’s Stuffed Jalapenos with Pico de Gallo

Our Cheese   By: Randy Hughes Ingredients 24 Pickled Jalapenos 1 lb. grated Crave Brothers Farmstead Classics Les Frère, young 1 lb. grated Crave Brothers Farmer's Rope 24 pieces cooked bacon-slightly brown, not crispy Directions Cut stems off the jalapenos. ...

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Fresh Mozzarella Recipes

Crispy Mozzarella & Summer Tomato Salad

Our Cheese   By: Rhys H. Lewis Crave Brothers Farmstead Crispy Mozzarella & Summer Tomato Salad Basil Pesto, Herb Crave Brothers Farmstead Mascarpone, Cider Balsamic Reduction   Fresh Mozzarella Cheese, Garden Tomatoes, and Basil have shared the culinary...

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Fiorentina Pizza

Our Cheese   By: Linda Whitley, Waterloo, WINotes from the author: This recipe is designed to be easy enough that a child can make it (with adult supervision).Preheat oven to 425° F.[Prepare the Pan]Extra Virgin Olive OilCornmealOil a 12-inch pizza pan (or cookie...

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Fresh Corn, Tomato and Mozzarella Salad

Our Cheese   Ingredients4 ears fresh corn on the cob, cleansed and washed1-1/2 cup cherry or grape tomatoes, halved8 oz. Fresh Mozzarella, Perline size10 basil leaves, chiffonade (roll leaves and slice thinly)¼ cup fresh lemon juice, about 2 lemons¼ cup extra...

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Fresh Mozzarella with Balsamic Drizzle and Walnuts

Our Cheese   By: Randy Hughes of Waterloo, WI*Winner of the Appetizer category at the 2nd annual Crave Brothers Farmstead Cheese recipe contest.Notes from the author: Baton Rouge, LA inspired me for this recipe.Yield - 2 servingsIngredients2 medium balls of Crave...

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Grilled Peach and Mozzarella Caprese

Our Cheese   By: Rachel of 'Teacher by Day, Chef by Night'Grilled Peach & Mozzarella Caprese Author: Chew Out Loud & Rachel (teacher-chef)Prep time: 10 minsCook time: 10 minsTotal time: 20 minsServes: 4 Ingredients2 large ripe peaches, sliced with skin...

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Orange Miso Mozzarella and Apple Walnut Salad

Our Cheese   Ingredients for Orange Miso Mozzarella 1 small Navel orange 1/4 cup White miso 2 tablespoons Mirin 8 ounces Crave Brothers Fresh Mozzarella Ingredients for Salad 1/4 cup chopped walnuts 1 red delicious apple 4 tablespoons dried cranberries 6 cups...

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Scrumptious Summer Blueberry Mozzarella Wild Rice Salad

Our Cheese   By: DM Ryan blueberry vinaigrette 1/2 cup blueberries 1/4 cup white vinegar ¼ cup honey 6 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil   salad 6 cups mixed greens , washed and dried 2 cups cooked cold wild rice (no barley) 1 cup fresh blueberries, rinsed and...

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Shakshouka

Our Cheese   Italian-Style Shakshouka with Crave Brothers Farmstead Marinated Mozzarellaand Marinated Crostini Shakshouka is North African dish made with eggs poached in a flavorful sauce of tomatoes, peppers, onions, and spiced with cumin. This version crosses...

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Spicy Italian Chili with Fresh Mozzarella

Our Cheese   Ingredients 1-8 ounce container of Crave Brothers Marinated Mozzarella 1 pound bulk hot italian sausage 2 cups diced onions 1 tablespoon minced garlic 1-1/2 tablespoons dried italian seasoning 8 ounces mini pepperoni or 1/2 pound peperoni sticks...

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Stuffed Crust Pizza

Our Cheese   By: Linda Whitley Ingredients Extra virgin olive oilCornmealDough for 14” pizza crust (2 recipes provided)2-12oz packages Crave Brothers Farmer’s Rope1-6oz can tomato paste with Italian herbssmall handful of Penzeys Pasta Sprinkle or similar Italian...

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Watermelon & Mozzarella Stacks

Our Cheese   Ingredients 1 pound Crave Brothers Mozzarella 4 slices watermelon 4 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 1 tablespoon balsamic glaze fresh baby arugula or micro greens for garnish sea salt to taste Directions 1. Cut mozzarella into 4 pieces. 2. Place...

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Crave Brothers Farmstead Classics Pizza Margherita

Our Cheese   Ingredients: 1 pre-baked 10 or 12 inch pizza crust 1 tablespoon olive oil 2 ripe plum tomatoes, sliced thin 12 ounces Crave Brothers Farmstead Classics Fresh Mozzarella-ovoline, sliced 6-8 fresh basil leaves, chopped Directions: Preheat oven to 425°...

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Crave Burger

Our Cheese   Ingredients: For Burgers: 6 burgers of choice 6 hambuger buns 12 Crave Brothers Fresh Mozzarella Medallions For Marinara Sauce: 1-2 tablespoons olive oil 1 medium sweet yellow onion, chopped 1.5 teaspoons garlic, minced 1/2 cup red wine 1 28 oz can...

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Main Dish Recipes

Reuben Stuffed Shells

Our Cheese   Reuben Stuffed Shells with Crave Brothers Farmstead Mascarpone Cream Sauce 2.5 lb. (approx.) corned beef, flat cut 32 oz. chicken stock 24 jumbo shells 2 Tablespoons butter 8 oz Crave Brothers Farmstead Mascarpone 1 cup Thousand Island Dressing 6...

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Fiorentina Pizza

Our Cheese   By: Linda Whitley, Waterloo, WINotes from the author: This recipe is designed to be easy enough that a child can make it (with adult supervision).Preheat oven to 425° F.[Prepare the Pan]Extra Virgin Olive OilCornmealOil a 12-inch pizza pan (or cookie...

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Grilled Peach and Mozzarella Caprese

Our Cheese   By: Rachel of 'Teacher by Day, Chef by Night'Grilled Peach & Mozzarella Caprese Author: Chew Out Loud & Rachel (teacher-chef)Prep time: 10 minsCook time: 10 minsTotal time: 20 minsServes: 4 Ingredients2 large ripe peaches, sliced with skin...

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Macaroni and Two Cheeses

Our Cheese   By: Linda Whitley Ingredients 2 ¼ cups elbow macaroni 4 Tbsp butter ½ cup chopped onion 3 Tbsp flour ¾ tsp sea salt 1/8 tsp freshly ground pepper 3 cups milk 18-oz wheel Crave Brothers Farmstead Classics-Petit Frère, cubed 2 cups shredded cheddar...

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Mascarpone Curry Rice

Our Cheese   Ingredients 2 1/4 cup chicken broth zest from 1 lime and 1 1/2 tablespoon lime juice 1 teaspoon grated garlic cloves 1 1/2 tablespoons Madras curry powder or to taste 1/2 cup Crave Brothers Mascarpone 1 1/2 cup white long grain rice 1 cup diced red...

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Mascarpone Egg Salad Grilled Cheese

Our Cheese   Makes 2 grilled cheese sandwichesIngredients:2 hard boiled eggs, peeled and diced4-6 oz Crave Brothers Mascarpone1-2 T mustard of your choiceDash of Old Bay Seasoning1 T chives, dicedSalt and Pepper to taste4 slices rye bread Butter for...

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Mascarpone Marsala with Crave Brothers Mozzarella Chicken

Our Cheese   Ingredients for Chicken6 boneless, skinless chicken breast2 teaspoons salt1 teaspoon pepper6 ounces Crave Brothers Fresh Mozzarella Cheese, thinly sliced2 large eggs, beaten2 cups Italian seasoned Panko breadcrumbsIngredients for Sauce2 tablespoons...

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Mascarpone Pesto Chicken Rolls

Our Cheese   By: Sue Haviland Ingredients:   4 boneless skinless chicken breast halves (6 ounces each) 3/4 teaspoon garlic salt 1/2 cup Mascarpone cheese 1/4 cup prepared pesto 1 egg 2 teaspoons water 1 cup seasoned bread crumbs 8 teaspoons butter, melted,...

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Mascarpone, Fig, Sweet Onion and Candied Bacon Pizza

Our Cheese   By: Nadine Mesch - Mount Healthy, OHThis is a flavor marriage that was made in heaven! Caramelized onions combine with red wine and figs. Topped with the rich and creamy mascarpone cheese is a wonderful melding of flavors. Adding a sprinkling of...

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Mascarpone-Iced Bacon, Egg, and Cheese Cupcakes

Our Cheese   Ingredients for Cupcakes6 large eggs1/2 cup heavy cream1/4 teaspoon salt1/8 teaspoon white pepper1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg1-8 ounce container Crave Brothers Fresh Mozzarella6 strips hickory smoked bacon, cooked crisp, crumbledIngredients for...

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Shakshouka

Our Cheese   Italian-Style Shakshouka with Crave Brothers Farmstead Marinated Mozzarellaand Marinated Crostini Shakshouka is North African dish made with eggs poached in a flavorful sauce of tomatoes, peppers, onions, and spiced with cumin. This version crosses...

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Sour Cream Green Chile Mac n Cheese

Our Cheese   By: Deborah Sampson of Highlands Ranch, CONotes from the author: One of my favorite flavor combinations is sour cream and green chiles. Another favorite is Crave Brothers Farmstead Classics Les Frères. The creamy goodness seemed like a perfect...

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Spicy Italian Chili with Fresh Mozzarella

Our Cheese   Ingredients 1-8 ounce container of Crave Brothers Marinated Mozzarella 1 pound bulk hot italian sausage 2 cups diced onions 1 tablespoon minced garlic 1-1/2 tablespoons dried italian seasoning 8 ounces mini pepperoni or 1/2 pound peperoni sticks...

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Spicy Salmon on Cauliflower Mascarpone Mash

Our Cheese   Ingredients for Salmon • 6 fresh salmon filets, approximately 1/3 pound each • 3 tablespoons olive oil • ½ teaspoon coarse sea salt • 1/3 teaspoon cracked black pepper • ¼ teaspoon ground allspice • ¼ teaspoon cinnamon • ¼ cup cayenne pepper • ½ cup...

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Spinach Artichoke Mashed Potatoes

Our Cheese   By: Rick Karlin of Chicago, IL *Winner of the Side Dish category at the 2nd annual Crave Brothers Farmstead Cheese recipe contest Notes from the author: One Christmas Eve, I had left-over spinach and artichoke dip. On Christmas Day, I was making...

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Spinach Quiche with Brown Rice Crust

Our Cheese   By: Janet Hughes Ingredients Crust 2 cups cooked brown rice 1 cup Crave Brothers Farmstead Cheese-Farmer’s Rope, cut into small pieces 1 egg Filling 4 cups fresh spinach or 9 ounces frozen chopped spinach 2 eggs ¼ cup grated parmesan cheese ¼ cup...

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Stuffed Crust Pizza

Our Cheese   By: Linda Whitley Ingredients Extra virgin olive oilCornmealDough for 14” pizza crust (2 recipes provided)2-12oz packages Crave Brothers Farmer’s Rope1-6oz can tomato paste with Italian herbssmall handful of Penzeys Pasta Sprinkle or similar Italian...

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Summer Squash Casserole

Our Cheese   By: Linda WhitleyWaterloo, WIIngredients3 Cups summer squash, sliced, cooked, and drained well1 can cream of chicken soup2 Lg. eggs1 Tbsp milk8oz wheel Crave Brothers Farmstead Classics-Petit Frère, cut into small pieces or shredded1 cup shredded...

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The Farmers Rope of Pearls Pizza

Our Cheese   By: Linda Jennissen of Brooten, MN*Winner of Main Dish category at the 2nd annual Crave Brothers Farmstead Cheese recipe contest.Notes from the author: I love cheese and pizza. A new pizza stone that I received as a gift from my daughter for Mother’s...

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The George featuring Mascarpone

Our Cheese   By: George Crave Makes 2 sandwiches 4 slices Pumpernickel bread½ pound sliced roast beef4 oz Crave Brothers Mascarpone1 Tablespoon horseradish sauce1 teaspoon rosemary, ground finely2-4 Tablespoons butter, softened Heat a medium-sized skillet on...

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Tomato Soup with Lemon-Rosemary Cream

Our Cheese   By: Janice Thomas, Savory Spoon Cooking SchoolIngredients:1/4 cup butter1 onion, finely chopped2 carrots, peeled, finely chopped3 garlic cloves, minced1/2 teaspoon dried thyme1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper, fried1 bay leaf2-28 ounce cans crushed...

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Crave Brothers Farmstead Classics Pizza Margherita

Our Cheese   Ingredients: 1 pre-baked 10 or 12 inch pizza crust 1 tablespoon olive oil 2 ripe plum tomatoes, sliced thin 12 ounces Crave Brothers Farmstead Classics Fresh Mozzarella-ovoline, sliced 6-8 fresh basil leaves, chopped Directions: Preheat oven to 425°...

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Crave Brothers Mascarpone, Lobster Mac & Cheese

Our Cheese   By: Chef Jasper J. Mirabile Jr. Ingredients 1 pound macaroni 2 cups Crave Brothers Farmstead Classics Mascarpone Cheese 1/4 cup grated Romano cheese 3 Tablespoons butter, melted 1 pound lobster meat, diced1 teaspoon salt pinch nutmeg 1/8 teaspoon...

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Crave Burger

Our Cheese   Ingredients: For Burgers: 6 burgers of choice 6 hambuger buns 12 Crave Brothers Fresh Mozzarella Medallions For Marinara Sauce: 1-2 tablespoons olive oil 1 medium sweet yellow onion, chopped 1.5 teaspoons garlic, minced 1/2 cup red wine 1 28 oz can...

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Mascarpone Recipes

Reuben Stuffed Shells

Our Cheese   Reuben Stuffed Shells with Crave Brothers Farmstead Mascarpone Cream Sauce 2.5 lb. (approx.) corned beef, flat cut 32 oz. chicken stock 24 jumbo shells 2 Tablespoons butter 8 oz Crave Brothers Farmstead Mascarpone 1 cup Thousand Island Dressing 6...

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Creamy Mascarpone Chicken Florentine Cups

Our Cheese   By: Veronica Callaghan - Glastonbury, CT Rich and creamy Crave Brothers Mascarpone cheese is combined with spinach and chicken then cooked in wonton wrapper cups to create perfectly portioned Florentine chicken cups. The Mascarpone cheese gives the...

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Dream Cheese Fruit Pie

Our Cheese   By: Pam Davison of Waterloo, WINotes from the author: This was an old recipe that I had. I used Crave Brothers Mascarpone in place of cream cheese. It is much more creamy with the Mascarpone.Ingredients1 9-inch Graham Cracker Pie Shell1 envelope...

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Egg Nog Coffee Cake

Our Cheese   By: Beth CraveIngredients   For Cake:1 cup granulated sugar1/2 cup butter, softened1 cup eggnog1 container (8 ounces) Crave Brothers Mascarpone Cheese, room temperature1 teaspoon rum extract2 eggs2 1/2 cups  all-purpose flour1 1/2 teaspoons baking...

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Every Day is a Holiday Dip

Our Cheese   By: Deborah Sampson of Highlands Ranch, CO Notes from the author: Cheese, celery sticks, olives and nuts were regulars on our holiday table growing up. Combining them as a dip seemed like a no-brainer. During the holidays, I often double or triple...

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Irish Creme Dessert Cup

Our Cheese   By: Beth CraveIngredients:16 oz. Crave Brothers Farmstead Classics Mascarpone12 oz. Semi-Sweet Chocolate, melted3 Tbsp. Irish CremeDirections:Use a double boiler to melt chocolate. Once the chocolate is melted, add mascarpone. Stir until blended and...

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Lemon Mascarpone Tarts

Our Cheese   By: Beth CraveIngredients:1 tube refrigerated sugar cookie dough1 lb. Crave Brothers Farmstead Classics-Mascarpone, at room temperature1 jar lemon curd1 pint fresh raspberriesDirections:Preheat oven to 350° F.  Slice cookie dough into discs about...

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Marble Cheesecake Squares

Our Cheese   By: Esther PrattWaterloo, WIIngredients24 cream filled chocolate sandwich cookies, finely chopped (2 cups)3 Tbsp butter1 cup sugar2-8oz packages cream cheese, softened1-16oz package Crave Brothers Farmstead Classics-Mascarpone1 tsp vanilla4 eggs1 cup...

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Mascarpone and White Chocolate Mini Cheesecakes

Our Cheese   By: Alise Sjostrom 1 cup graham crackers, crushed2 Tablespoons butter, melted 12 oz Crave Brothers Mascarpone, room temperature4 oz cream cheese, room temperature12 oz white chocolate chips2 Tablespoons orange flavored liqueur24 heart-shaped candies...

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Mascarpone Berry Trifle

Our Cheese   By: Crave Brothers Farmstead Cheese- Roseanne Crave Ingredients: 8 oz Crave Brothers Mascarpone 1 cup whipping cream ¾ tsp vanilla extract 1 pint blueberries 1 pint strawberries (hulled and sliced) 1 Angel food cake (cubed) Directions: In a medium...

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Mascarpone Cheesecake with Dulce De Leche Sauce

Our Cheese   By: Kristi TuescherIngredientsCrust8 oz shortbread cookies1/3 cup pecans (about 1 ½ ounces)2 Tbsp (1/4 stick) unsalted butter, meltedSauce1 cup whipping cream1 cup packed dark brown sugar½ cup sweetened condensed milkFilling12 oz of cream cheese,...

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Mascarpone Chocolate Truffles

Our Cheese   By: Kathy McCarthyWhat goes best with cheese?  Chocolate, of course!  Here is a recipe where the two heavenly tastes come together.  A Door County Fair Champion!Ingredients:8 ounces finest quality semisweet chocolate, chopped1/3 cup heavy cream1...

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Mascarpone Curry Rice

Our Cheese   Ingredients 2 1/4 cup chicken broth zest from 1 lime and 1 1/2 tablespoon lime juice 1 teaspoon grated garlic cloves 1 1/2 tablespoons Madras curry powder or to taste 1/2 cup Crave Brothers Mascarpone 1 1/2 cup white long grain rice 1 cup diced red...

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Mascarpone Egg Salad Grilled Cheese

Our Cheese   Makes 2 grilled cheese sandwichesIngredients:2 hard boiled eggs, peeled and diced4-6 oz Crave Brothers Mascarpone1-2 T mustard of your choiceDash of Old Bay Seasoning1 T chives, dicedSalt and Pepper to taste4 slices rye bread Butter for...

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Mascarpone Filled Strawberries

Our Cheese   Ingredients1 Container of Strawberries1 1/2 cups Mascarpone Cheese1/4 cup Cream2 tbsp Sugar1 tsp VanillaInstructionsCut a little off the non-stem end to allow for the berry to stand upright. Slice off stem and remove the core.To make filling, beat...

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Mascarpone Layered Beets

Our Cheese   By: Chef Kristine Merten - Hy-Vee, Austin, MNThis is a fun rich little appetizer that I feel should be followed by a main course; it’s a layered beet recipe with many fun components that I have created for a more elegant setting.Ingredients:2 large...

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Mascarpone Marsala with Crave Brothers Mozzarella Chicken

Our Cheese   Ingredients for Chicken6 boneless, skinless chicken breast2 teaspoons salt1 teaspoon pepper6 ounces Crave Brothers Fresh Mozzarella Cheese, thinly sliced2 large eggs, beaten2 cups Italian seasoned Panko breadcrumbsIngredients for Sauce2 tablespoons...

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Mascarpone Pesto Chicken Rolls

Our Cheese   By: Sue Haviland Ingredients:   4 boneless skinless chicken breast halves (6 ounces each) 3/4 teaspoon garlic salt 1/2 cup Mascarpone cheese 1/4 cup prepared pesto 1 egg 2 teaspoons water 1 cup seasoned bread crumbs 8 teaspoons butter, melted,...

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Mascarpone, Fig, Sweet Onion and Candied Bacon Pizza

Our Cheese   By: Nadine Mesch - Mount Healthy, OHThis is a flavor marriage that was made in heaven! Caramelized onions combine with red wine and figs. Topped with the rich and creamy mascarpone cheese is a wonderful melding of flavors. Adding a sprinkling of...

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Mascarpone-Iced Bacon, Egg, and Cheese Cupcakes

Our Cheese   Ingredients for Cupcakes6 large eggs1/2 cup heavy cream1/4 teaspoon salt1/8 teaspoon white pepper1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg1-8 ounce container Crave Brothers Fresh Mozzarella6 strips hickory smoked bacon, cooked crisp, crumbledIngredients for...

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Orange Cranberry Mascarpone Strudel

Our Cheese   By: Beth Crave Cranberry Sauce  Ingredients ¾ cup water 1 cup white sugar 12 oz. fresh cranberries, washed and drained 1 cup diced granny smith apple    Directions  In a medium saucepan, bring the water and sugar to a boil, until the sugar is...

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Pecan Praline Dessert Cup

Our Cheese   By: Beth Crave Ingredients: 16 oz. Crave Brothers Farmstead Classics Mascarpone 12 oz. Semi-Sweet Chocolate, melted 3 Tbsp. Whiskey Directions: Use a double boiler to melt chocolate. Once the chocolate is melted, add mascarpone. Stir until blended...

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Pumpkin Mascarpone Mini-Trifles

Our Cheese   By: Roseanne CraveIngredients 8 oz Crave Brothers Farmstead Classics mascarpone½ c brown sugar1 can (15 oz.) pumpkin1 ½ tsp vanilla extract1 tsp pumpkin pie spice2 c heavy cream2 Tbsp plus ½ c sugar2 c ginger cookies, crumbled (such as Biscoff or...

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Pumpkin Tiramisu Parfait

Our Cheese   By: Alise SjostromServing Size / Yield: 16 servingsIngredients2 oz. caramel coffee liqueur1 C. brewed Starbucks® Caramel Natural flavored coffee, or any seasonal coffee3/4 C. pumpkin1 tsp. ground cinnamon1/2 tsp. ground ginger1/4 tsp. salt1/2 C....

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Raspberry Mascarpone Brownies

Our Cheese   By: Joyce UglowWaterloo, WIIngredientsFilling1 8-oz ounce package Crave Brothers Mascarpone Cheese¼ cup sugar1 egg yolk½ tsp vanilla extractBrownies2/3 cup all purpose flour½ tsp baking powder½ tsp salt1 stick butter4 oz semi-sweet chocolate,...

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Red Velvet Mascarpone Whoopie Pies

Our Cheese   By: Beth CraveIngredients: For the Cookies:1 ounce semisweet chocolate, chopped1/2 ounce milk chocolate, chopped12 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted1/2 cup sour cream2 large eggs1 1/2 teaspoons apple cider vinegar1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract1...

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Reuben Stuffed Shells with Mascarpone

Our Cheese   By: Courtney Smith: Consumer recipe contest winnerCream Sauce 2.5 lb. (approx.) corned beef, flat cut 32 oz. chicken stock 24 jumbo shells 2 Tablespoons butter 8 oz Crave Brothers Farmstead Mascarpone 1 cup Thousand Island Dressing 6 slices rye...

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Roots & Leeks Bisque with Mascarpone Herb Balls

Our Cheese   By: Merry GrahamBackground: A creamy mascarpone, leek, parsnip, celery root, and rutabaga bisque topped with a mascarpone herb ball is waiting for your pleasure! Do I need to say more or don't you want to grab a spoon and take part in splendor?...

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Spicy Salmon on Cauliflower Mascarpone Mash

Our Cheese   Ingredients for Salmon • 6 fresh salmon filets, approximately 1/3 pound each • 3 tablespoons olive oil • ½ teaspoon coarse sea salt • 1/3 teaspoon cracked black pepper • ¼ teaspoon ground allspice • ¼ teaspoon cinnamon • ¼ cup cayenne pepper • ½ cup...

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Spinach Artichoke Mashed Potatoes

Our Cheese   By: Rick Karlin of Chicago, IL *Winner of the Side Dish category at the 2nd annual Crave Brothers Farmstead Cheese recipe contest Notes from the author: One Christmas Eve, I had left-over spinach and artichoke dip. On Christmas Day, I was making...

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Strawberry Tequila Rose Dessert Cup

Our Cheese   Ingredients:16 oz. Crave Brothers Farmstead Classics Mascarpone12 oz. white chocolate, melted3 Tbsp. Tequila RoseDirections:Use a double boiler to melt chocolate. Once the chocolate is melted, add mascarpone. Stir until blended and no white streaks...

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Summer Strawberry Delight

Our Cheese   By: Deb Dunstan of Deerfield, WI *Recipe contest winner at the 2nd annual Crave Brothers Farmstead Cheese recipe contest. Notes from the author: Inspired by a friend and her fresh strawberry bread, I created this dessert with fresh strawberries that...

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Sweet and Savory Apple Cheesy Dip

Our Cheese   Ingredients8 ounces Crave Brothers Mascarpone, room temperature1/2 cup apple butter1 cup grated sharp cheddar cheese (reserve 1-2 tablespoons)1 large granny smith apple, peeled, cored, and grated1 loaf of round sourdough bread, 18 ounces or...

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The George featuring Mascarpone

Our Cheese   By: George Crave Makes 2 sandwiches 4 slices Pumpernickel bread½ pound sliced roast beef4 oz Crave Brothers Mascarpone1 Tablespoon horseradish sauce1 teaspoon rosemary, ground finely2-4 Tablespoons butter, softened Heat a medium-sized skillet on...

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Chilled Raspberry Soup with Lemon Mascarpone Sorbet

Our Cheese   By: Mary Shivers of Ada, Oklahoma This is an unusual dessert recipe that combines the tangy sweetness of raspberry, the tartness of the lemon, and the tangy creaminess of the mascarpone to make an utterly delicious dessert that also makes a...

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Chocolate-Pumpkin Whoopie Pies with Mascarpone

Our Cheese   Makes 12 large pies Whoopie Pies 3 ¼ cups white flour1 tsp. baking powder1 tsp. baking soda1 tsp salt2 tsp. ground cinnamon2 tsp. ground ginger6 Tbs. Special dark cocoa powder2 eggs1 ¼ cup packed brown sugar1 cup vegetable oil2 cup pumpkin purée...

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Crave Brothers Farmstead Classics Chocolate Mascarpone Pie

Our Cheese   By: Debbie Crave Ingredients: Crumb crust: 1 cup chocolate wafer cookie crumbs 3 Tbsp. sugar ¼ cup butter, melted, plus more for pan Filling: 16 oz. Crave Brothers Farmstead Classics Mascarpone 6 oz. semi-sweet chocolate, melted 2 Tbsp. Kahlua or...

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Crave Brothers Mascarpone, Lobster Mac & Cheese

Our Cheese   By: Chef Jasper J. Mirabile Jr. Ingredients 1 pound macaroni 2 cups Crave Brothers Farmstead Classics Mascarpone Cheese 1/4 cup grated Romano cheese 3 Tablespoons butter, melted 1 pound lobster meat, diced1 teaspoon salt pinch nutmeg 1/8 teaspoon...

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Dessert Nachos

Our Cheese   By: Chef Scott StroudThe delightful crunch of these cinnamon-sugar coasted “churro chips” pairs perfectly with the subtle sweetness of the Mascarpone dip and fresh fruit. With just a touch of chocolate and a hint of mint to finish it off, these...

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Salad Recipes

Crispy Mozzarella & Summer Tomato Salad

Our Cheese   By: Rhys H. Lewis Crave Brothers Farmstead Crispy Mozzarella & Summer Tomato Salad Basil Pesto, Herb Crave Brothers Farmstead Mascarpone, Cider Balsamic Reduction   Fresh Mozzarella Cheese, Garden Tomatoes, and Basil have shared the culinary...

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Fresh Corn, Tomato and Mozzarella Salad

Our Cheese   Ingredients4 ears fresh corn on the cob, cleansed and washed1-1/2 cup cherry or grape tomatoes, halved8 oz. Fresh Mozzarella, Perline size10 basil leaves, chiffonade (roll leaves and slice thinly)¼ cup fresh lemon juice, about 2 lemons¼ cup extra...

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Orange Miso Mozzarella and Apple Walnut Salad

Our Cheese   Ingredients for Orange Miso Mozzarella 1 small Navel orange 1/4 cup White miso 2 tablespoons Mirin 8 ounces Crave Brothers Fresh Mozzarella Ingredients for Salad 1/4 cup chopped walnuts 1 red delicious apple 4 tablespoons dried cranberries 6 cups...

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Scrumptious Summer Blueberry Mozzarella Wild Rice Salad

Our Cheese   By: DM Ryan blueberry vinaigrette 1/2 cup blueberries 1/4 cup white vinegar ¼ cup honey 6 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil   salad 6 cups mixed greens , washed and dried 2 cups cooked cold wild rice (no barley) 1 cup fresh blueberries, rinsed and...

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Chili Corn Bread Salad

Our Cheese   By: Emily Carncross of Lodi, WI Notes from the author: I was looking for something different to bring to a potluck and came across this salad. I did not have any sour cream, so I substituted mascarpone cheese and really liked the taste it added to...

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Baked Caprese Salad

Our Cheese   Ingredients: 1 loaf baguette, cut into ½ inch slices 5 Roma Tomatoes, sliced Crave Brothers Marinated Fresh Mozzarella, cut in small pieces Salt and black pepper to taste 1 bunch fresh basil leaves Directions: Preheat oven to 450 degrees F.Arrange...

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Side Dish Recipes

Fresh Mozzarella with Balsamic Drizzle and Walnuts

Our Cheese   By: Randy Hughes of Waterloo, WI*Winner of the Appetizer category at the 2nd annual Crave Brothers Farmstead Cheese recipe contest.Notes from the author: Baton Rouge, LA inspired me for this recipe.Yield - 2 servingsIngredients2 medium balls of Crave...

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Roots & Leeks Bisque with Mascarpone Herb Balls

Our Cheese   By: Merry GrahamBackground: A creamy mascarpone, leek, parsnip, celery root, and rutabaga bisque topped with a mascarpone herb ball is waiting for your pleasure! Do I need to say more or don't you want to grab a spoon and take part in splendor?...

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Sweet and Savory Apple Cheesy Dip

Our Cheese   Ingredients8 ounces Crave Brothers Mascarpone, room temperature1/2 cup apple butter1 cup grated sharp cheddar cheese (reserve 1-2 tablespoons)1 large granny smith apple, peeled, cored, and grated1 loaf of round sourdough bread, 18 ounces or...

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Spring Recipes

Reuben Stuffed Shells

Our Cheese   Reuben Stuffed Shells with Crave Brothers Farmstead Mascarpone Cream Sauce 2.5 lb. (approx.) corned beef, flat cut 32 oz. chicken stock 24 jumbo shells 2 Tablespoons butter 8 oz Crave Brothers Farmstead Mascarpone 1 cup Thousand Island Dressing 6...

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Summer Recipes

Reuben Stuffed Shells

Our Cheese   Reuben Stuffed Shells with Crave Brothers Farmstead Mascarpone Cream Sauce 2.5 lb. (approx.) corned beef, flat cut 32 oz. chicken stock 24 jumbo shells 2 Tablespoons butter 8 oz Crave Brothers Farmstead Mascarpone 1 cup Thousand Island Dressing 6...

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Summer Squash Casserole

Our Cheese   By: Linda WhitleyWaterloo, WIIngredients3 Cups summer squash, sliced, cooked, and drained well1 can cream of chicken soup2 Lg. eggs1 Tbsp milk8oz wheel Crave Brothers Farmstead Classics-Petit Frère, cut into small pieces or shredded1 cup shredded...

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Summer Strawberry Delight

Our Cheese   By: Deb Dunstan of Deerfield, WI *Recipe contest winner at the 2nd annual Crave Brothers Farmstead Cheese recipe contest. Notes from the author: Inspired by a friend and her fresh strawberry bread, I created this dessert with fresh strawberries that...

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Watermelon & Mozzarella Stacks

Our Cheese   Ingredients 1 pound Crave Brothers Mozzarella 4 slices watermelon 4 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 1 tablespoon balsamic glaze fresh baby arugula or micro greens for garnish sea salt to taste Directions 1. Cut mozzarella into 4 pieces. 2. Place...

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Crave Burger

Our Cheese   Ingredients: For Burgers: 6 burgers of choice 6 hambuger buns 12 Crave Brothers Fresh Mozzarella Medallions For Marinara Sauce: 1-2 tablespoons olive oil 1 medium sweet yellow onion, chopped 1.5 teaspoons garlic, minced 1/2 cup red wine 1 28 oz can...

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Winter Recipes

Spicy Italian Chili with Fresh Mozzarella

Our Cheese   Ingredients 1-8 ounce container of Crave Brothers Marinated Mozzarella 1 pound bulk hot italian sausage 2 cups diced onions 1 tablespoon minced garlic 1-1/2 tablespoons dried italian seasoning 8 ounces mini pepperoni or 1/2 pound peperoni sticks...

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