TIP OF THE DAY: Cheese Ball Recipes For National Cheese Ball Day

[1] Here’s another recipe with pecans: a Pimento-Pecan Cheese Ball (photo © Wisconsin Cheese). [2] Mini cheese balls in phyllo cups. Here’s the recipe from A Spicy Perspective (photo © A Spicy Perspective). [3] Mini cheese balls with pretzel sticks. Here’s the recipe from Five Heart Home (photo © Five Heart Home).   April 17th…
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FOOD FUN: Make Your Own Goat Cheese

Looking for an activity for yourself or for kids? Like goat cheese? You’re in luck. Belle Chevre, award-winning cheesemakers and one of our favorites, has added DIY cheese kits to their line of fresh goat cheeses. The kits have everything you need to make a log of goat cheese or a bowl of fromage blanc.…
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FOOD FUN: Easter Egg Cheese Plate

We can always rely on DiBruno Bros. in Philadelphia for the best specialty foods—and creative ways to use them. For Easter, they’ve used Easter egg cookie cutters (photo #2) to create an Easter cheese plate (photo #1). The semi-hard cheese group includes young Asiago, Cheddar, Colby, Edam, Fontinella, Gouda, Manchego, Provolone (photo #1) and Queso…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Pairing Cheese With Sweet Condiments

We recently dined at a wonderfully creative new restaurant in New York City, Frevo. A cheese course is typically served before dessert, or instead of it. Quite a few connoisseurs prefer to end dinner with cheese instead of something sweet. Our cheese course consisted of Comte cheese, shaved into pappardelle-size ribbons (fettuccine size works, too),…
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FOOD FUN: Egg Crepe Omelet Cones

If you have clear juice glasses or anything similar—and some extra time on your hands—you can make these clever egg crêpe omelets. This recipe takes a bit more preparation than a conventional vegetable omelet, but it’s fun to serve. How do you eat it? With a fork or spoon, from the glass.     RECIPE:…
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