What is it?
A cream cheese flavored with garlic, herbs, or black pepper, Boursin is often served as a spread for crackers but is also used in cooking. It pairs especially well with beef, pasta, and potatoes.
Don’t have it?
Substitute Gorgonzola dolce or herbed goat cheese.
How to choose:
Boursin always comes in a plastic or foil container; Rondele and Alouette are two major brands of this commercial cheese.
How to store:
Store in the refrigerator.
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