PRODUCT: Fresh Goat Cheese (Chèvre)

Get it while you can: pumpkin goat cheese for the holidays.   The wife of a farmer in Hiram,* Ohio, Jean Mackenzie took her first cheese-making class in June 2007 and was licensed to produce cheese that October. Two weeks later, she entered her chèvres (goat cheeses) in the National Cheese Competition sponsored by the…
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TOP PICK OF THE WEEK: Chocolate Cheesecake Goat Cheese Log

Capri Chocolate goat cheese is a bettter-for-you chocolate cheesecake. Photo by River Soma | THE NIBBLE.   If you like chocolate cheesecake, here’s a better-for-you version: Capri Chocolate chocolate goat cheese from Westfield Farms. It’s better for you in at least three ways: 1. Less cholesterol/fat in general. 2. More easily digestible for people with…
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RECIPE: Easter Canapé Or Dessert

Colorful and delicious. Photo courtesy Vermont Butter & Cheese Creamery.   It couldn’t be easier to make this bite-size apricot morsel, which can be enjoyed with cocktails or with after-dinner coffee. All you need is dried apricots and a log of fresh goat cheese, with optional chopped nuts and whole nuts for garnish. You’ll need…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Goat Cheese In Recipes

Mild, fresh cheeses made from goat’s milk taste like cream cheese with a tang. A fresh goat cheese log looks lovely on a cheese board with fresh or dried fruit (dates and figs are a favorite) and toasted almonds and/or walnuts. But we enjoy it in many other ways as well: For breakfast: With bagels,…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Beets & Raspberries For Valentine’s Day

If you’re cooking for Valentine’s Day, think beets, raspberries and strawberries as bright red accents. Some of our favorite recipes: Goat Cheese Salad With Raspberries Or Beets and Strawberry & Feta Salad Goat Cheese & Beet Stacks Beet & Goat Cheese “Ravioli” (shown in photo)   Use strawberries and raspberries to accent desserts and cocktails.…
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