If You Need Comfort Food, You Need A Gruyere Recipe (PHOTOS)

And we just so happen to have a few favorites...

If we're being honest, we'll tell you that when we think of comfort food, we think of cheese. There is one cheese that has managed to find its way into most of the classic, old-school comforts we start thinking about when the weather turns cold and we want to hibernate. We will always love cheddar and don't want it to be mad at us, but right now we are talking about gruyere recipes.

Gruyere performs an incredible magic trick just by existing -- in its natural form it is relatively firm, and while nutty and delicious, really doesn't look like much. Then heat comes in. When heat and gruyere meet, this cheese turns into a magical food blanket that complements everything it touches. From fondue to gratins to gougéres, gruyere pops up in a ton of foods we adore. We've pulled together a few of our favorite ways to use this Swiss cheese. If we missed your favorite, let us know in the comments!

1
Roasted Cheese Pumpkin
campagnes/Food52
2
Baked Eggs With Mushrooms And Gruyere
fiveandspice/Food52
3
Classic Fondue
Bev Cooks
4
Parsnip Gratin With Melty Gruyere And Thyme
feastingathome/Food52
5
Artichoke Soufflés
Mimi Thorisson/Manger
6
Croque Madame With Crispy Ham
How Sweet It Is
7
Fennel And Onion Galette With Gruyere Crust
startingindecember/Food52
8
French Onion Soup Burger
Oh, Bite It!
9
Gougères
Mimi Thorisson/Manger
10
Potato Pancakes With Ham, Gruyere And Fennel
thirschfeld/Food52
11
Pull-Apart Cheesy Onion Bread
Pip & Ebby
12
Tomato, Prosciutto And Gruyère Sandwiches
James Merrell
13
Savory Mushroom And Gruyere Bread Pudding
Pass The Sushi
14
Asparagus Frittata
Simply Recipes
15
French Onion Soup
Sarah Shatz/Food52

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