PRODUCT: The Best Cheese Slices

Tillamook’s standard Cheddar slice is cut into four mini-squares. Photo courtesy Tillamook County Creamery Association. Forget about those processed cheese slices. Oregon’s Tillamook County Creamery Association, formerly one of the best Cheddar producers in the country, is now the best in the world. Tillamook’s Medium Cheddar was voted “World’s Best Medium Cheddar Cheese” at the…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Christmas Tea (Or Wine) Break With Christmas Bread

Gingerbread may be the best known Christmas “bread” in the U.S. Hopefully you’ll enjoy a few bites before the season ends (and send someone an adorable Gingerista gingerbread family that mirrors his or her household). But don’t let the holidays pass you by without trying pandoro, panettone, panforte and/or stollen. All are delicious with spiced…
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TOP PICK OF THE WEEK: Belle Chèvre Goat Cheese Spread

A simply scrumptious goat cheese spread in Cinnamon, Coffee, Fig and Honey. Photo by Katharine Pollak | THE NIBBLE. Whether or not you like goat cheese, we’re here to spread the joy about Belle Chèvre Breakfast Cheese. It’s a line of four sweet-and-tangy spreadable cheeses that reminds us of lighter, drier cheesecake filling. Each of…
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TIP OF THE DAY: How To Store Fresh Herbs

You can become a better cook overnight, just by using fresh herbs. Keep fresh basil, chives, dill, parsley, tarragon and other favorites in the fridge. They’ll make any savory dish taste better—from breakfast to dinner. Use fresh herbs and you don’t need to add as much salt (or any sugar) to recipes. Snip them into,…
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GIFT OF THE DAY: Sam Adams Infinium Sparkling Ale

Infinium is a most glam beer gift. Photo courtesy Boston Brewing Company. A Wakefield Research survey shows that more than 60% of men would prefer to toast the New Year with beer rather than Champagne. Enter Sam Adams’ new Infinium ale. The handsome, engraved bottle looks like Champagne; but it’s a special sparkling ale from…
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