Support Local Journalism, Join the SA Current Press Club.

Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Thanksgiving Recipes with Ricos: 10 Reasons to Serve Cheese on Your Thanksgiving Table

Posted By on Tue, Nov 21, 2017 at 8:16 AM

Thanksgiving is a time for tradition, friend and family come over to enjoy delicious food and fantastic company… and maybe a little football. Cheese makes almost everything better — Turkey Day is no exception.

10 Reasons to serve cheese on your Thanksgiving table:
1. Because for starters, it’s not a party if you don’t have chips and queso... and kicked up queso in this case. 
click to enlarge Spicy Sausage Dip
  • Spicy Sausage Dip




2. Because bacon and cheese are like a match made in kitchen heaven. Everyone needs an opening act to the star of the show, so let the creamy cheese and salty bacon prepare your palate for scrumptious turkey.
click to enlarge Spinach and Bacon Dip
  • Spinach and Bacon Dip

3. Because every family is a little nuts. Bring a little nutty flavor to the fall taste buds. You will be a hit at the snack table.

4. Because ranch dressing is so last decade. Dipping food in cheese is the next best thing to egg nog around the holidays. Even the kids will get their veggies in with this dipping delight.
click to enlarge Cheese Pecan Dip
  • Cheese Pecan Dip


5. Because the stuff in the box is for the kids table. Want a creamy creation to add to the mix of potatoes, stuffing and cranberry sauce? Macaroni and cheese has never been easier and tasted better.

6. Because sometimes even Mac-n-Cheese needs a holiday dress. Dress up your traditional macaroni and cheese with
click to enlarge Mac-n-Cheese
  • Mac-n-Cheese
 those fancy sun-dried tomatoes that even the young millennial cousin will try because is just a little ‘extra’.

7. Because baking potatoes just once will never do. Bake you spuds twice with a little bit of cheesy goodness and you will never be the same.

8. Because at my Tia’s house, tamales are served too. If you have never been to a Turkey Day with tamales as a side, you need to find new friends. And no tamale is complete without the creamy lava over top.
click to enlarge Tamales Queso
  • Tamales Queso


9. Because you gotta get your veggies on the plate. When mom says you have to have a serving of veggies, what better way to do that in a cheesy casserole….broccoli secretly loves it too.

10. Because sometimes its a littler colder in the north. Warm you heart with some cheese on a spoon and a little Spanish flare to heat it up to a cozy comfy level.
click to enlarge Spanish Cheese Soup
  • Spanish Cheese Soup

Find more recipes from Ricos at ricos.com/recipe.

Tags: , , , ,

Support Local Journalism.
Join the San Antonio Current Press Club

Local journalism is information. Information is power. And we believe everyone deserves access to accurate independent coverage of their community and state. Our readers helped us continue this coverage in 2020, and we are so grateful for the support.

Help us keep this coverage going in 2021. Whether it's a one-time acknowledgement of this article or an ongoing membership pledge, your support goes to local-based reporting from our small but mighty team.

Join the San Antonio Press Club for as little as $5 a month.

Read the Digital Print Issue

July 28, 2021

View more issues

Newsletters

Join SA Current Newsletters

Sign Up Now

Subscribe now to get the latest news delivered right to your inbox.

Calendar

© 2021 San Antonio Current

Website powered by Foundation