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Old 12-30-2006, 11:56 AM   #11
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I have finally become a fan of blue cheese. It took a while and although as a stand alone it's not my favorite cheese, when put into dishes it's great. I look at it like salt. You wouldn't sit down and eat a pound of salt by it's self, but is sure is good when you add it to things.

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Old 12-30-2006, 12:04 PM   #12
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My first thought was goat cheese. I think it'd be great with cranberries. I use dried crans and goat cheese in my salads, deelish.
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Old 12-30-2006, 12:06 PM   #13
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I'd substitute blue cheese with gorgonzola, or stiltson.
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Old 12-30-2006, 12:10 PM   #14
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gorgonzola, or stiltson.
Those are both types of bleu cheese.
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Those are both types of bleu cheese.
Of course they are, but each has it's own specifc taste, which is completely different from American made blue cheeses, or fromage bleu.
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Old 12-30-2006, 12:18 PM   #16
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The OP is looking for a substitute for bleu though as it is not one of his favorites.
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The OP is looking for a substitute for bleu though as it is not one of his favorites.
No, the OP is looking for a substitute for BLUE cheese, and gorganzola is much milder than BLUE cheese, and Stiltson is much sharper than BLUE cheese, while still maintaining the same consistancy, crumbling, and melting factors as BLUE cheese.
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I am not sure what you are trying to say Caine. Stilton and Gorgonzola are both blue cheeses, as you agreed to above, but then here you sound like you are saying they are not blue cheeses so I am kind of confused to your point.
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Blue cheese substitute?
Making a pork loin with cranberries and blue cheese is listed in the ingredients. What other cheeses can I substitute for blue since it's not one of my favorites? Thanks and hope everyone had a great holiday.
Caine, the OP is asking for a substitute for blue cheese and not just a different type of blue cheese.
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I agree with the others Caine. If a recipe called for Pepsi and someone asked for another soda substitute Coke probably wouldn't be the answer because it's still a cola. Gorgonzola, Roquefort, Stiltson and Blue or Bleu are all members of a simialr family with similar flavors even though each have their own unique qualities.

IMHO I would still recommend the Blue cheese but reduce the amount. Blue as an ingredient is completely different than cutting off a chunk just out of the refridgerator and eating it. Then if they wanted the mildest blue then go with the Gorganzola.


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