RECIPE: Heirloom Tomato Tart For A First Course Or A Side

September is California Wine Month, and the Wine Institute of California has wine pairings to go with the last of the great summer produce—like this Heirloom Tomato Tart. This savory, colorful tomato tart in perfect for late summer, when tomatoes are at their flavor peak. Serve it in: Thin slices as an appetizer. Medium slices…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Salad With Cheese

[1] A slice of Humboldt Fog goat cheese and seeded crisps broken into “croutons.” An idea from Lazy Dog Restaurants (photo © Lazy Dog Restaurants). [2] Salad with shaved Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese (photo © Upland Restaurant | NYC).   There are standalone salads, like Greek salad, that incorporate cheese. French homes and restaurants have often served…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Goat Cheese Pairings For Bastille Day

[1] Fresh Goat Cheese Log With Roasted Zucchini, Mint and Thai Chili (photos 1-3 © Goat Cheeses Of France). [2] Valençay Pyramid With Balsamic-Marinated Watermelon. [3] Chevre Bleu d’Argetal With Dark Chocolate. [4] Crottin de Chavignol, the best-selling French chevre (photo © Marmiton).   While U.S. cheesemakers produce terrific goat cheeses, the mother of goat’s…
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PRODUCTS OF THE WEEK: Goat Cream Cheese, Coconut Water & A New Sugar Substitute

[1] Cream cheese for lovers of goat cheese (photo courtesy Belle Chevre). [2] Food fun: Drink your coconut water from a coconut (photo courtesy Melissa’s). [3] Swerve, the new non-caloric sweetener (photo courtesy Keto Diet App).   1. BELLE CHEVRE: CHEVRE (GOAT) CREAM CHEESE Here’s a bonus for goat cheese lovers: chevre cream cheese. Chevre…
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RECIPE: Summer Squash Crostini With Goat Cheese

Don’t let summer slip away without trying this sunny bruschetta, for breakfast, lunch, snack or a first course at dinner. It was created by Kelley Epstein of Mountain Mama Cooks (her mountain is in Park City, Utah). The recipe was sent to us by Vermont Creamery. You can use flavored goat cheese instead of plain.…
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