Every recipe can benefit from the addition of cheese. If a sprinkle of Parmesan elevates just about anything (with the exclusion of fish, maybe), a mountain of mozzarella takes a simple pasta dish to another echelon of richness. So, our advice? PILE IT ON.

The fine food scientists over at Food52 have hunted down a slew of the cheesiest, most decadent dishes imaginable. Don't look at us if you're looking for a salad. We brought the cheese, the self-restraint is all on you.

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