m. c. de marco: The New Kitchen Cookbook

Freak Out for Frico!

I saw a couple of contestants making frico out of aged cheddar on Chopped and decided to make a sampler of Parmesan, Romano, and aged cheddar fricos. They didn’t last long enough to photograph.


  • one or more hard cheeses


  1. Preheat oven to 350°.
  2. Line a cookie sheet with parchment paper.
  3. Grate cheese.
  4. Arrange cheese in several piles on paper.
  5. Bake six to eight minutes.