THE CHEESE (B)LOG

April 25, 2017

Cacio e Pepe

Literally “cheese and pepper,” this simple pasta recipe really spotlights the flavors of authentic Parmigiano Reggiano cheese.  Serve with a green salad for an easy and satisfying dinner. Serves 2 6 ounces Fettuccine 3 ounces Parmigiano Reggiano, finely grated. 3 tablespoons butter ½ tablespoon fresh cracked black pepper Basil, for garnish Bring 3 quarts water to a boil; cook pasta […]
May 22, 2017

Smokey Blue + Apple Cole Slaw

This is a quick and easy side dish to serve with grilled foods and other hearty fare that highlights the smoked-tinged blue cheese from Rogue Creamery.   For a little variation, top with crumbled bacon or chopped caramelized walnuts. 2 cups mayonnaise ¼ cup grainy mustard 2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar 1 teaspoon kosher salt ½ teaspoon fresh ground pepper 6 […]
October 8, 2018

Season’s Eatings! Quick and Easy Pickled Fruits

It’s our favorite time of year at the farmers markets – so many varieties of pears and apples are arriving and the last of summer fruits and berries can be sought out. One way to capture and preserve all that seasonal flavor is to pickle perfectly ripe fruits. Its super quick and easy. You can make them ahead – they’ll […]