5 Secrets for Making the Best Plate of Nachos Ever

Dan Whalen says that anything can get the nacho treatment—not just  appetizers but sandwiches, soups, salads and even desserts.

Think beyond Cheddar and Monterey jack

While Whalen sometimes uses classic nacho cheeses like Cheddar and Monterey jack, he also uses a wide variety of cheeses that are less traditional.

Different cheeses are like different guests at a party—the each add a different texture and personality.

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Use Multiple Cheeses

Don’t Buy Pre-Shredded Cheese

Industrial shredded cheeses are packaged with anti-caking agents which  means they won’t yield the kind of gooeyness you might typically associate with nachos.

Double cheesing has apparently double benefits, it helps the toppings  adhere to the chips and keeps the toppings from making the ships soggy.

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Double Cheese


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