There are a lot of great cheeses out there, and goat cheese is at the top of that list. There are of course hard goat cheeses, but soft goat cheese is a beautiful thing. It's the creamiest of the creamy cheeses, and it's got personality too, which comes across in its tangy flavor.

While we could easily eat this cheese with a spoon -- don't judge -- or smeared on a nice crusty piece of bread with a drizzle of honey -- try this -- goat cheese really comes alive when you use it in the kitchen. It has the ability to liven up a grilled cheese, reinvent a margarita pizza or give a new tangy twist to pasta. Check out what we're talking about with the most glorious recipes below.




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