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sioux4noff

Oct 29, 2011, 1:58 PM

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What would be a good Mexican cheese to substitue for Monterrey jack?



Bennie García

Oct 29, 2011, 3:22 PM

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What would be a good Mexican cheese to substitue for Monterrey jack?


For a specific use or in general?


DavidHF

Oct 29, 2011, 3:45 PM

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Queso Asadero.


mazbook1


Oct 29, 2011, 4:46 PM

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Personally, I would recommend a good, slightly aged Chihuahua cheese…BUT not one of those molded blocks called Chihuahua, e.g., Lala and several others. My corner grocery, Abarrotes y Carnecería Amadita, carries one that comes in rounds, 4" X 18" (approx.) in size and wrapped in cheesecloth. it comes from one of the Mennonite cheese plants in the State of Chihuahua, but I can't remember which one right now. It makes a perfect substitute for a mild Cheddar or Monterey Jack. Besides that, as a long-time fan of the extra-mild Cheddar called Longhorn NOB, I find it to be a much better cheese overall. It's nearly white like Monterey Jack, as it has no added color like nearly all non-artisanal Cheddars have.


Bennie García

Oct 29, 2011, 5:26 PM

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I second mazbook's recommendation. A good Mennonite Chihuahua is an excellent choice.


DavidHF

Oct 29, 2011, 6:59 PM

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While I agree mas o menos, a "mild cheddar" and monterrey jack are quite different. But hey, your taste is all in your mouth and your palate never lies to you.


Bennie García

Oct 29, 2011, 7:01 PM

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I said nothing about mild cheddar.


DavidHF

Oct 29, 2011, 7:11 PM

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Correct, That was Mazbook with whom you agreed.


mazbook1


Oct 29, 2011, 7:13 PM

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I agree that "mild cheddar" and Monterey Jack are quite different. I really shouldn't have spoken about them in the same sentence. ¡discúlpeme! por favor.


Bennie García

Oct 29, 2011, 7:20 PM

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I agreed it was a good substitute for monterrey jack. Not his description of queso chihuahua.

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Try evenhanded moderation for a change TB.


(This post was edited by Bennie García on Oct 30, 2011, 9:42 AM)


cbviajero

Oct 30, 2011, 8:07 AM

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I agree with the mennonite chihuahua or a good manchego.
Chris
 
 
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