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The Ile de France Caramelized Onions with Cheese Guide

Caramelized onions with French cheese – now that's a gourmet combination! Rich and creamy Ile de France cheeses contrast deliciously with sweet, melted onions. Why is the combination so good? Find out below and learn to craft pairing perfection with Ile de France Brie, Goat Cheese and Roquefort.

- How to make caramelized onions: Melt butter and olive over medium-high heat to coat the pan. Then stir about one teaspoon of sugar per pound of onions and a dash of salt and pepper. Cook until golden brown. Caramelization occurs as the onions heat up, browning the onions and unleashing sugars that create a whole new savory and sweet profile.

Brie Cheese with Caramelized Onions
Warm Brie is ultra creamy, providing just the right contrast to tender and sweet caramelized onions. It's easy to enjoy this pairing: Savor a simple Brie en Croute with caramelized onions, or make a grilled cheese sandwich. Add some crisp bacon to make it extra hearty.

Goat Cheese Caramelized Onion
Goat cheese has a fresh flavor that compliments caramelized onions incredibly. It's best to savor this combination with something simple and let the unique flavors come together. Make a fun crostini by topping toasted baguette slices with Caramelized onions and goat cheese. The toasts are for perfect home entertaining – easy to make and a lovely compliment to red or white wine.

Roquefort with Caramelized Onions
Bring the beef to this pairing and you'll create a real flavor explosion. Blue cheese burgers topped with caramelized offer fabulous flavor and texture contrasts. For something even bolder, pan-seared steak with creamy caramelized onions creates a juicy beef. For a simple appetizer, slice pears and top with Roquefort and caramelized onions.

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