Recipes That Understand The Greatness Of Parmesan Cheese

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In the cheese world, Parmesan is always a bridesmaid, never the bride. Sad but true, this great cheese is so often an afterthought. Topped on pasta and shaken onto pizza, rarely is Parmesan the main inspiration for a recipe.

It's time Parmesan took the spotlight, and we found just the recipes to make that happen. We're not just talking about chicken Parm -- though that's always a classic way to honor this hard, Italian cheese -- but recipes that truly highlight the nutty, creamy flavors that make Parmesan so great.

We found dishes that cook up the rind to serve as a snack. Stocks that draw on Parmesan's richness for a unique flavor, crisps made out of nothing but grated Parmesan, and all kinds of other recipes that use it liberally -- the way it should be enjoyed.

Easy Parmesan Buttered Noodles
Foodie Crush
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Wild Mushroom Pie With Parmesan Crust
Completely Delicious
Get the Wild Mushroom Pie with Parmesan Crust recipe from Completely Delicious
Parmesan Garlic Zucchini Whole Wheat Focaccia Buns
Half Baked Harvest
Rosemary And Parmesan Focaccia Bread
Completely Delicious
Get the Rosemary and Parmesan Focaccia Bread recipe from Completely Delicious
Three-Cheese Zucchini And Eggplant Parmesan
Half Baked Harvest
Parmesan And Herb Baked Chickpeas
The Clever Carrot
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Parmesan Scalloped Potato and Ham Stacks
Parmesan Broth
James Ransom/Food52
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Baked Chicken Parm
Skinny Taste
Get the Baked Chicken Parm recipe from Skinny Taste
Parmesan Crusted Fondue Grilled Cheese With Pepper Jelly
Foodie Crush
Easy Grilled Parmesan Polenta Chips
Half Baked Harvest
Get the Easy Grilled Parmesan Polenta Chips recipe from Half Baked Harvest
Parmesan Cheese Crisps
The Great Island
Get the Parmesan Cheese Crisps recipe from The View From The Great Island
Toasted Parmesan Rinds
Simply Recipes
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Black Pepper Popovers With Chives And Parmesan
James Ransom/Food52
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Snap Pea, Parmesan & Bacon Salad With Dijon Dressing
The Pig and Quill
Zucchini Parmesan Crusted Chicken Nuggets
Half Baked Harvest
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Parmesan Fries
Oh, Sweet Basil
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Mexican Street Corn
The Pig and Quill
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Parmesan-Rosemary Crackers
Alexandra Cooks
Get the Parmesan-Rosemary Crackers recipe from Alexandra Cooks
Leek And Parmesan Frittata
Not Enough Cinnamon
Get the Leek and Parmesan Frittata recipe from Not Enough Cinnamon

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