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Odds 'n Ends Cheese Dip

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January 14, 2011
Author Notes

I read about this concept -- not really a recipe -- on the eGullet food blog and thought it was an absolutely wonderful idea to keep all the tiny little tag ends of cheese that accumulate in the cheese drawer of my refrigerator from going to waste. Once made, it keeps for a good while, and always has people asking about your recipe for the cheese dip, which you can never give them, because it always tastes different depending on what kinds of odds and ends of cheese you have on hand. —Kayb

  • Serves 8
Ingredients
  • 1 cup assorted kinds of cheese, crumbled or cut in small dice
  • 1/4 to 1/2 cups white wine or cooking sherry
  • 2 teaspoons spicy brown mustard or your favorite prepared mustard
In This Recipe
Directions
  1. Combine cheeses, mustard and 1/4 cup of sherry in a food processor and process until homogenous. Depending on your proportion of hard cheese to soft cheese, you may need more sherry.
  2. Serve with breadsticks
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