THE CHEESE (B)LOG

February 25, 2016

We’re Rolling Out the Red Carpet: See WHO our Favorites are Wearing

We are ready to help you put together the perfect ensemble for your Oscar party. Always elegant HUMBOLDT FOG gets a little zesty dressed in ESCH CHERRY PEPPER JELLY. The usually rustic DI BIANCO PIEMONTE classes it up in a splash of AMES PRAIRIE FLOWER HONEY. Just ravishing in a smear of MEMBRILLO QUINCE PASTE is the nutty QUESO ZAMORANO. […]
March 16, 2016

What We’re Drinkin’: O.P.P. (Other People’s PINOT) by Susan Argiris

O.P.P. (Other People’s PINOT – that is…), Mouton Noir, Willamette Valley, Oregon After I cleared up that the second “P” is for Pinot Noir, the second thing I noticed about this wine was it’s stark, yet interesting label. I was looking for a nice and easy Pinot Noir and Jack suggested this bottle. He then explained that the owner and winemaker of […]
March 21, 2016

The Goat Blaaaaa-g by Maureen McHugh

Spring has finally arrived and for me that means longer days, the arrival of spring herbs and vegetables and of course fresh goat cheese! The word chèvre in French means “goat”. An appropriate name for a cheese so simple and un-manipulated, it’s the closest thing to eating what the goat’s been eating – herbs and grasses and hay – transmuted through the art […]
March 24, 2016

Easter Treats for our Grown-Up Peeps

Hopefully you’ll see some of these CHEESE + CHOCOLATE PAIRINGS in your Easter Basket.  (We suggest forwarding this on to the appropriate party.) BLEU MONT BANDAGED CHEDDAR + BEER AND PRETZEL CARAMELS. (Just add a bottle of Odyssey Hive American Ale for a sweet and salty pub-like treat.) ROGUE SMOKEY BLUE CHEESE + PAPA COFFEY DARK CHOCOLATE BAR. (With a little […]