TIP OF THE DAY: Carve Some Halloween Cheese

A few days ago we recommended cheeses to create a beautiful Halloween-themed cheese plate, featuring artisan cheeses. But not everybody likes fancy cheeses, or has the budget to purchase them. So here’s Plan B: Halloween cheese fun that anyone can afford.   JACK O’LANTERN CHEESE BALL Make your favorite cheese ball recipe and turn it…
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TIP OF THE DAY: French Cheeses With American Meals

A beautiful blue: fourme d’ambert is made from pasteurized cow’s milk in Auvergne. Each wheel is formed from unpressed curds inoculated with a less spicy blue mold than that of its cousin, Roquefort. Photo courtesy Murray’s Cheese.   We have friends who are French cheese snobs. They grew up on it, they love it, and…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Colorful Halloween Cheese

Basirion Rosso, a Gouda flavored with tomato pesto. Photo courtesy iGourmet.com.   Basiron Pesto Rosso. Cahill’s Farm Flavored Irish Cheddar. English Cheddar With Harissa. Extra Triple Aged Gouda. Huntsman Cheese. Mimolette. Pecorino With Chile Flakes. Saxonshire Cheese: What do these cheeses have in common? They all are visually on point for a Halloween cheese plate.…
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GOURMET GIVEAWAY: Mandi Foods’ Cheese Of The Month Club Subscription

The winner will enjoy three special cheeses each month. Photo courtesy EatWisconsinCheese.com. One cheese lover will have several delicious cheeses to enjoy during the cold winter months. Mandi Foods is providing the lucky winner with a three-month subscription to its Cheese Of The Month Club. The club is one of the best cheese club values…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Bad Wrap

January 20th is Cheese Lover’s Day, so be sure to give your favorites the respect they deserve. Fine cheese is a living food that breathes and ages. Most cheese should not be kept in plastic wrap, which essentially suffocates the cheese, allows moisture to condense on the inside of the wrap and hastens spoilage. Stores…
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