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The Recipes That'll Help You Get More Blue Cheese In Your Life

Come over to the blue side.

Blue cheese is understandably polarizing. It's strong, stinky and to the uninitiated, can be visually off-putting. If you haven't taken your chances with blue cheese yet, you're selling yourself short. Whether it's Roquefort, Gorgonzola or Stilton, blue cheese is like a beautiful, deep well of flavors and nuance. Once you've tried some of the good stuff, you'll come around to appreciate its full glory. Trust us.

If you're skeptical, start small. Add blue cheese to spicy recipes, where the creamy cheese will cut through the heat and bring your mouth to a whole new place. Or, try it alongside sweeter ingredients like figs or pears. The sweet will mellow out the harsh taste of the cheese, and make you appreciate both qualities even more. Once you start experimenting with blue cheese, you'll be craving this pungent block of dairy in no time.

If you're already a full-blown blue cheese-lover and all of this is old news to you, help your friends come over to the blue side. You can always use more fans.

With the right blue cheese recipes, you can find a way to eat this cheese for breakfast, lunch, dinner and even dessert. Consider your prayers answered -- and get cooking with the recipes below.

1
Fresh Fig, Bacon And Blue Cheese Pizza
How Sweet It Is
2
Roasted Grape, Blue Cheese, And Honey Crostini
Two Peas And Their Pod
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3
Pear Soup With Pancetta And Blue Cheese
James Ransom/Food52
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4
Pear Roquefort Salad
Verses From My Kitchen
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5
Blue Cheese Mac And Cheese
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6
Buffalo Falafel And Garlic Blue Cheese Fry Pita’s With Ranch Style Tzatziki
Half Baked Harvest
7
Buttermilk Bacon Blue Smashed Potatoes
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8
Cobb Grilled Cheese
Foodiecrush
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9
Bacon And Blue Cheese Butter
Steamy Kitchen
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10
Buffalo Roasted Cauliflower Skillet Pizza With Chipotle Blue Cheese Avocado Drizzle
Half Baked Harvest
11
Seared Chicken Cutlets With Blue Cheese, Figs And Parsley
Bev Cooks
12
Blue Cheese Biscuits
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13
Buffalo Shrimp Tostadas
Bev Cooks
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14
Classic Blue Cheese Wedge Salad
Foodiecrush
15
Buffalo Chicken Quinoa Bites With Greek Yogurt Blue Cheese Dip
Damn Delicious
16
Fig And Blue Cheese Tart With Honey, Balsamic, And Rosemary
Food52
17
Whole Wheat BBQ Shrimp Flatbreads
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18
Jameson Whiskey Blue Cheese Burger With Guinness Cheese Sauce And Crispy Onions
Half Baked Harvest
19
Savory Apple And Blue Cheese Tart
HealthyDelicious
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20
Buffalo Chicken Pull-Apart Bread
Bev Cooks
21
Blue Cheese Mussels With Bacon
A Spicy Perspective
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22
Delta Blues Pizza
Macheesmo
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23
Crostini with Peaches, Blue Cheese and Honey
Bev Cooks
24
3-Ingredient Blue Cheese Appetizer
Half Baked Harvest
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25
Figs With Blue Cheese And Honey
Macheesmo
26
Blue Cheese Bacaon Macaroni And Cheese
Gimme Some Oven
27
Curried Sweet Potato Rounds With Honeyed Walnuts, Cranberries And Blue Cheese
Half Baked Harvest
28
Green Bean Mushroom Tart
A Spicy Perspective
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29
Herb Gorgonzola Artichokes
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30
Grilled Pizza With Figs, Prosciutto And Gorgonzola
Cooking with Michele
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31
Fig And Blue Cheese Savouries
Food52
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32
Bacon And Blue Cheeseburger Potato Skins
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