Blue cheese is an acquired taste. It can be understandably worrisome to first-time eaters because of its pungent scent and appearance, but for those interested in acquiring the taste (or gently nudging others down the pathway to enlightenment), these recipes are a must. From savory meals drizzled in rich, creamy blue cheese sauces to simple dishes topped with tart, crumbled blue cheese, you can experience the full spectrum of blue cheese at its finest!

Slow Cooker BBQ Chicken Tacos with Blue Cheese Slaw from Prevention RD

Slow Cooker BBQ Chicken Tacos with Blue Cheese Slaw

Caramelized Onion & Stilton Sausage Rolls from London Foodie in New York

Caramelized Onion & Stilton Sausage Rolls

Steak & Blue Cheese Onion Mushroom Sauce from Hey, that tastes good!

Steak & Blue Cheese Onion Mushroom SauceArugala Salad with Roasted Beets, Blue Cheese, and Pecans

Blue Cheese & Bacon Burgers from The Naptime Chef

Blue Cheese & Bacon Burgers

Creamy Stilton Soup from Savoury Table

Creamy Stilton SoupPotato, Onion and Stilton Frittata

Buttermilk Blue Cheese Wedge from Step by Step Gourmet

Buttermilk Blue Cheese Wedge

Pears with Bleu Cheese and Arugula from A Clove of Garlic, a Pinch of Salt

Pears with Bleu Cheese and Arugula

Blue Cheese Crusted Pizza from For the Love of Food

Blue Cheese Crusted Pizza