Cheddar, Jarlsberg or Gruyère cheese can be used instead of the Gouda.
Toast hazelnuts in ungreased heavy skillet over medium-low heat 5 to 7 minutes, stirring frequently until browning begins, then stirring constantly until golden brown.
Use strawberries as soon as possible after buying them. If storing them for a day or two, place in single layer in jelly roll pan lined with paper towels. Cover berries with paper towels and refrigerate.