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September 20, 2011

Pasta and Chicken Alfredo

In this unique recipe, the classic Italian dish is turned into an easy-to-make casserole.

Chorizo Mac and Cheese

Molly Aronica

This recipe combines a rich cheese sauce, packed with sharp Cheddar and Manchego cheeses, with crisp and spicy slices of chorizo sausage for a delicious and decadent meal.

Queso with Chile con Carne

A Texas specialty, this queso recipe wouldn't be complete without the use of Velveeta. Try serving it with a scoop of salsa or fresh guacamole on top.

Spinach Artichoke Dip

Allison Beck

A fantastic dip to serve at your next party.

Aunt Jeannie's Broccoli and Cheese Casserole

Istock/eyewave

A vegetarian, family recipe that makes a great addition to Thanksgiving and Christmas dinners.

Lasagna

Though this cheesy recipe is made with Italian sausage, you can always substitute in vegetables to make it a vegetarian-friendly dish.

Cheesy Scalloped Potatoes

The ultimate comfort food, this recipe makes a fantastic side dish that can be made ahead.

Pizza with Goat Cheese, Peaches, and Almond-Tarragon Pesto

Try using this nutty pesto on a crostini if you have leftovers.

Cheese Fondue

Maryse Chevriere

Slather it on a burger or simply use bread cubes, vegetables, or pretzels to scoop up the hot gooey cheese.

Blue Cheese Guacamole

A twist on classic guacamole that incorporates tangy blue cheese (trust us, it works).


Easy Cheese Nachos

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With only two ingredients, these nachos are a cinch to make. Layering the chips and cheese ensures that every chip has molten goodness on it. Once you’ve mastered that, level up with these very easy pantry dinners.

This recipe was featured as part of our Nacho Recipes photo gallery.

What to buy

Nordic Ware Natural Aluminum Half Sheet Baking Pans, 2 for $21.99 on Amazon

These rust-proof sheet pans are perfect for baking and roasting pretty much everything, nachos included.

Instructions

Heat the oven to 450°F and arrange a rack in the middle. Meanwhile, shred 1 pound of sharp cheddar cheese. Line a baking sheet with aluminum foil. Spread about half of a 14-ounce bag of tortilla chips on the baking sheet in an even layer. Sprinkle half of the cheese evenly over the chips. Repeat with remaining chips and cheese. Bake until the cheese is melted and bubbly, about 5 minutes. Remove from the oven and garnish with your choice of toppings. Serve immediately.

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Food52 cofounders Amanda Hesser and Merrill Stubbs were nearly stumped when asked for their example of a perfect food for this video. Then they realized that Betsy Devine and Rachel Mark's Salvatore Bklyn ricotta was flawless in every way. Amanda and Merrill were filmed in Bklyn Larder, a great New York store where you can find Salvatore ricotta cheese. Read our profile of Salvatore Bklyn, get our best ricotta recipes, and discover the differences between ricotta and cottage cheese.


Easy Cheese Nachos

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With only two ingredients, these nachos are a cinch to make. Layering the chips and cheese ensures that every chip has molten goodness on it. Once you’ve mastered that, level up with these very easy pantry dinners.

This recipe was featured as part of our Nacho Recipes photo gallery.

What to buy

Nordic Ware Natural Aluminum Half Sheet Baking Pans, 2 for $21.99 on Amazon

These rust-proof sheet pans are perfect for baking and roasting pretty much everything, nachos included.

Instructions

Heat the oven to 450°F and arrange a rack in the middle. Meanwhile, shred 1 pound of sharp cheddar cheese. Line a baking sheet with aluminum foil. Spread about half of a 14-ounce bag of tortilla chips on the baking sheet in an even layer. Sprinkle half of the cheese evenly over the chips. Repeat with remaining chips and cheese. Bake until the cheese is melted and bubbly, about 5 minutes. Remove from the oven and garnish with your choice of toppings. Serve immediately.

Recommended from Chowhound

Food52 cofounders Amanda Hesser and Merrill Stubbs were nearly stumped when asked for their example of a perfect food for this video. Then they realized that Betsy Devine and Rachel Mark's Salvatore Bklyn ricotta was flawless in every way. Amanda and Merrill were filmed in Bklyn Larder, a great New York store where you can find Salvatore ricotta cheese. Read our profile of Salvatore Bklyn, get our best ricotta recipes, and discover the differences between ricotta and cottage cheese.


Easy Cheese Nachos

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With only two ingredients, these nachos are a cinch to make. Layering the chips and cheese ensures that every chip has molten goodness on it. Once you’ve mastered that, level up with these very easy pantry dinners.

This recipe was featured as part of our Nacho Recipes photo gallery.

What to buy

Nordic Ware Natural Aluminum Half Sheet Baking Pans, 2 for $21.99 on Amazon

These rust-proof sheet pans are perfect for baking and roasting pretty much everything, nachos included.

Instructions

Heat the oven to 450°F and arrange a rack in the middle. Meanwhile, shred 1 pound of sharp cheddar cheese. Line a baking sheet with aluminum foil. Spread about half of a 14-ounce bag of tortilla chips on the baking sheet in an even layer. Sprinkle half of the cheese evenly over the chips. Repeat with remaining chips and cheese. Bake until the cheese is melted and bubbly, about 5 minutes. Remove from the oven and garnish with your choice of toppings. Serve immediately.

Recommended from Chowhound

Food52 cofounders Amanda Hesser and Merrill Stubbs were nearly stumped when asked for their example of a perfect food for this video. Then they realized that Betsy Devine and Rachel Mark's Salvatore Bklyn ricotta was flawless in every way. Amanda and Merrill were filmed in Bklyn Larder, a great New York store where you can find Salvatore ricotta cheese. Read our profile of Salvatore Bklyn, get our best ricotta recipes, and discover the differences between ricotta and cottage cheese.


Easy Cheese Nachos

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With only two ingredients, these nachos are a cinch to make. Layering the chips and cheese ensures that every chip has molten goodness on it. Once you’ve mastered that, level up with these very easy pantry dinners.

This recipe was featured as part of our Nacho Recipes photo gallery.

What to buy

Nordic Ware Natural Aluminum Half Sheet Baking Pans, 2 for $21.99 on Amazon

These rust-proof sheet pans are perfect for baking and roasting pretty much everything, nachos included.

Instructions

Heat the oven to 450°F and arrange a rack in the middle. Meanwhile, shred 1 pound of sharp cheddar cheese. Line a baking sheet with aluminum foil. Spread about half of a 14-ounce bag of tortilla chips on the baking sheet in an even layer. Sprinkle half of the cheese evenly over the chips. Repeat with remaining chips and cheese. Bake until the cheese is melted and bubbly, about 5 minutes. Remove from the oven and garnish with your choice of toppings. Serve immediately.

Recommended from Chowhound

Food52 cofounders Amanda Hesser and Merrill Stubbs were nearly stumped when asked for their example of a perfect food for this video. Then they realized that Betsy Devine and Rachel Mark's Salvatore Bklyn ricotta was flawless in every way. Amanda and Merrill were filmed in Bklyn Larder, a great New York store where you can find Salvatore ricotta cheese. Read our profile of Salvatore Bklyn, get our best ricotta recipes, and discover the differences between ricotta and cottage cheese.


Easy Cheese Nachos

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With only two ingredients, these nachos are a cinch to make. Layering the chips and cheese ensures that every chip has molten goodness on it. Once you’ve mastered that, level up with these very easy pantry dinners.

This recipe was featured as part of our Nacho Recipes photo gallery.

What to buy

Nordic Ware Natural Aluminum Half Sheet Baking Pans, 2 for $21.99 on Amazon

These rust-proof sheet pans are perfect for baking and roasting pretty much everything, nachos included.

Instructions

Heat the oven to 450°F and arrange a rack in the middle. Meanwhile, shred 1 pound of sharp cheddar cheese. Line a baking sheet with aluminum foil. Spread about half of a 14-ounce bag of tortilla chips on the baking sheet in an even layer. Sprinkle half of the cheese evenly over the chips. Repeat with remaining chips and cheese. Bake until the cheese is melted and bubbly, about 5 minutes. Remove from the oven and garnish with your choice of toppings. Serve immediately.

Recommended from Chowhound

Food52 cofounders Amanda Hesser and Merrill Stubbs were nearly stumped when asked for their example of a perfect food for this video. Then they realized that Betsy Devine and Rachel Mark's Salvatore Bklyn ricotta was flawless in every way. Amanda and Merrill were filmed in Bklyn Larder, a great New York store where you can find Salvatore ricotta cheese. Read our profile of Salvatore Bklyn, get our best ricotta recipes, and discover the differences between ricotta and cottage cheese.


Easy Cheese Nachos

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With only two ingredients, these nachos are a cinch to make. Layering the chips and cheese ensures that every chip has molten goodness on it. Once you’ve mastered that, level up with these very easy pantry dinners.

This recipe was featured as part of our Nacho Recipes photo gallery.

What to buy

Nordic Ware Natural Aluminum Half Sheet Baking Pans, 2 for $21.99 on Amazon

These rust-proof sheet pans are perfect for baking and roasting pretty much everything, nachos included.

Instructions

Heat the oven to 450°F and arrange a rack in the middle. Meanwhile, shred 1 pound of sharp cheddar cheese. Line a baking sheet with aluminum foil. Spread about half of a 14-ounce bag of tortilla chips on the baking sheet in an even layer. Sprinkle half of the cheese evenly over the chips. Repeat with remaining chips and cheese. Bake until the cheese is melted and bubbly, about 5 minutes. Remove from the oven and garnish with your choice of toppings. Serve immediately.

Recommended from Chowhound

Food52 cofounders Amanda Hesser and Merrill Stubbs were nearly stumped when asked for their example of a perfect food for this video. Then they realized that Betsy Devine and Rachel Mark's Salvatore Bklyn ricotta was flawless in every way. Amanda and Merrill were filmed in Bklyn Larder, a great New York store where you can find Salvatore ricotta cheese. Read our profile of Salvatore Bklyn, get our best ricotta recipes, and discover the differences between ricotta and cottage cheese.


Easy Cheese Nachos

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With only two ingredients, these nachos are a cinch to make. Layering the chips and cheese ensures that every chip has molten goodness on it. Once you’ve mastered that, level up with these very easy pantry dinners.

This recipe was featured as part of our Nacho Recipes photo gallery.

What to buy

Nordic Ware Natural Aluminum Half Sheet Baking Pans, 2 for $21.99 on Amazon

These rust-proof sheet pans are perfect for baking and roasting pretty much everything, nachos included.

Instructions

Heat the oven to 450°F and arrange a rack in the middle. Meanwhile, shred 1 pound of sharp cheddar cheese. Line a baking sheet with aluminum foil. Spread about half of a 14-ounce bag of tortilla chips on the baking sheet in an even layer. Sprinkle half of the cheese evenly over the chips. Repeat with remaining chips and cheese. Bake until the cheese is melted and bubbly, about 5 minutes. Remove from the oven and garnish with your choice of toppings. Serve immediately.

Recommended from Chowhound

Food52 cofounders Amanda Hesser and Merrill Stubbs were nearly stumped when asked for their example of a perfect food for this video. Then they realized that Betsy Devine and Rachel Mark's Salvatore Bklyn ricotta was flawless in every way. Amanda and Merrill were filmed in Bklyn Larder, a great New York store where you can find Salvatore ricotta cheese. Read our profile of Salvatore Bklyn, get our best ricotta recipes, and discover the differences between ricotta and cottage cheese.


Easy Cheese Nachos

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With only two ingredients, these nachos are a cinch to make. Layering the chips and cheese ensures that every chip has molten goodness on it. Once you’ve mastered that, level up with these very easy pantry dinners.

This recipe was featured as part of our Nacho Recipes photo gallery.

What to buy

Nordic Ware Natural Aluminum Half Sheet Baking Pans, 2 for $21.99 on Amazon

These rust-proof sheet pans are perfect for baking and roasting pretty much everything, nachos included.

Instructions

Heat the oven to 450°F and arrange a rack in the middle. Meanwhile, shred 1 pound of sharp cheddar cheese. Line a baking sheet with aluminum foil. Spread about half of a 14-ounce bag of tortilla chips on the baking sheet in an even layer. Sprinkle half of the cheese evenly over the chips. Repeat with remaining chips and cheese. Bake until the cheese is melted and bubbly, about 5 minutes. Remove from the oven and garnish with your choice of toppings. Serve immediately.

Recommended from Chowhound

Food52 cofounders Amanda Hesser and Merrill Stubbs were nearly stumped when asked for their example of a perfect food for this video. Then they realized that Betsy Devine and Rachel Mark's Salvatore Bklyn ricotta was flawless in every way. Amanda and Merrill were filmed in Bklyn Larder, a great New York store where you can find Salvatore ricotta cheese. Read our profile of Salvatore Bklyn, get our best ricotta recipes, and discover the differences between ricotta and cottage cheese.


Easy Cheese Nachos

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With only two ingredients, these nachos are a cinch to make. Layering the chips and cheese ensures that every chip has molten goodness on it. Once you’ve mastered that, level up with these very easy pantry dinners.

This recipe was featured as part of our Nacho Recipes photo gallery.

What to buy

Nordic Ware Natural Aluminum Half Sheet Baking Pans, 2 for $21.99 on Amazon

These rust-proof sheet pans are perfect for baking and roasting pretty much everything, nachos included.

Instructions

Heat the oven to 450°F and arrange a rack in the middle. Meanwhile, shred 1 pound of sharp cheddar cheese. Line a baking sheet with aluminum foil. Spread about half of a 14-ounce bag of tortilla chips on the baking sheet in an even layer. Sprinkle half of the cheese evenly over the chips. Repeat with remaining chips and cheese. Bake until the cheese is melted and bubbly, about 5 minutes. Remove from the oven and garnish with your choice of toppings. Serve immediately.

Recommended from Chowhound

Food52 cofounders Amanda Hesser and Merrill Stubbs were nearly stumped when asked for their example of a perfect food for this video. Then they realized that Betsy Devine and Rachel Mark's Salvatore Bklyn ricotta was flawless in every way. Amanda and Merrill were filmed in Bklyn Larder, a great New York store where you can find Salvatore ricotta cheese. Read our profile of Salvatore Bklyn, get our best ricotta recipes, and discover the differences between ricotta and cottage cheese.


Easy Cheese Nachos

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With only two ingredients, these nachos are a cinch to make. Layering the chips and cheese ensures that every chip has molten goodness on it. Once you’ve mastered that, level up with these very easy pantry dinners.

This recipe was featured as part of our Nacho Recipes photo gallery.

What to buy

Nordic Ware Natural Aluminum Half Sheet Baking Pans, 2 for $21.99 on Amazon

These rust-proof sheet pans are perfect for baking and roasting pretty much everything, nachos included.

Instructions

Heat the oven to 450°F and arrange a rack in the middle. Meanwhile, shred 1 pound of sharp cheddar cheese. Line a baking sheet with aluminum foil. Spread about half of a 14-ounce bag of tortilla chips on the baking sheet in an even layer. Sprinkle half of the cheese evenly over the chips. Repeat with remaining chips and cheese. Bake until the cheese is melted and bubbly, about 5 minutes. Remove from the oven and garnish with your choice of toppings. Serve immediately.

Recommended from Chowhound

Food52 cofounders Amanda Hesser and Merrill Stubbs were nearly stumped when asked for their example of a perfect food for this video. Then they realized that Betsy Devine and Rachel Mark's Salvatore Bklyn ricotta was flawless in every way. Amanda and Merrill were filmed in Bklyn Larder, a great New York store where you can find Salvatore ricotta cheese. Read our profile of Salvatore Bklyn, get our best ricotta recipes, and discover the differences between ricotta and cottage cheese.