Published On: June 15, 2022

With the warmer temps and longer days summer is all about spending time outside with friends and family.  Even better, you get to skip the hot kitchen and take advantage of backyard grilling!  Here are some of our favorite grill ideas for cheese lovers:

Make the Cheese the Star of the BBQ

It’s fun to use your grill to add a delicious char to meats, fish, veggies, and even grilled salad.  But did you know you could also grill your imported cheeses?  It’s a fantastic way to serve them in summer!

Try our Grilled Camembert with Cherries and Thyme for a summery take on your classic baked imported Brie.  The rind of a wheel of imported Camembert holds up to your grill grates beautifully and after just a quick turn you’ll be enjoying warm, melty Camembert to smear on baguettes in the backyard.

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Grilled Camembert w/ Cherries

Want to enjoy more vegetarian grilled dishes this summer? You’ll love our Grilled Halloumi Gyros with Tahini Salad  or Grilled Halloumi Skewers with Vegetables

This dense, mildly flavored cheese from Greece takes on a gorgeous char on the grill and makes the perfect hearty swap for meat in your favorite grilled dishes.

Add Wow Factor with Imported Cheese

Want to know the easiest way to make any standard grill dish tastier, more elegant, and more upscale? Just add some imported cheese!

Serve your grilled summer steak in easy to enjoy open face sandwiches topped with a delicious sauce featuring imported Roquefort cheese from the South of France.  This sheep’s milk blue cheese perfectly complements red meat.   Or try our Grilled Flank Steak and Veggie Platter topped with tangy, creamy, rich imported Blue Cheese crumbles for the perfect shareable meal.

When it comes so summer party apps your grill can’t be beat! Try our Buffalo Chicken Skewers with the Best Blue Cheese Dip for a picnic perfect way to enjoy your favorite happy hour wings.  A quick homemade dip featuring imported Blue Cheese takes these to the next level.

Pizza lovers rejoice! It’s so simple to toss flatbread pizzas on your outdoor grill to give them a quick char and melt any delicious cheese toppings.  Try our Grilled Flatbread Pizza with imported Goat Cheese, Baby Tomatoes, and Torn Herbs for a summer-vibe pizza that’s ready in minutes.

Tip: You can also enjoy an array of Summer Flatbreads featuring a mix of fresh fruit, veggies, herbs, and imported cheeses.  Just toast your pre-made flatbread on the grill and try any of our favorite flavor combos

Take your basic summer burgers to the next level with these upscale, French-inspired Lamb Sliders with imported Delice de Bourgogne and Fig Jam.  Promise – your guests will be raving!

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French-inspired Lamb Sliders with imported Delice de Bourgogne and Fig Jam

Summer BBQ Sides

Looking for unique sides to serve with your summer BBQ faves?  Just add imported cheese!  Here are some of our favorite summer sides to try:

Instead of serving your corn on the cob, try adding lightly charred corn to a Mexican Street Corn Salad with imported Parmesan cheese.  A mix of corn and bell peppers are tossed in a creamy chili-lime dressing and topped with imported Parmesan for a rich, nutty finish.

Take advantage of seasonal summer produce in this super-juicy, bright, and fresh Watermelon-Cucumber Salad with Pickled Onions and Imported Feta.  Tart, creamy imported Feta cheese is the perfect complement to all kinds of summer salads.

Skip the typical side salads this summer and try our elegant French Lentil Salad with Tarragon, Cranberries and Goat Cheese instead.  It’s the perfect make-ahead salad that can be enjoyed warm, chilled, or at room temperature too.

Panzanella Salad with Taleggio

Panzanella Salad with Taleggio

A traditional Tuscan salad made with veggies and toasted bread; our Panzanella Salad with Taleggio brings an elegant Italian twist to your typical meal.