PRODUCT: Goat Cheese

An easy-to-make goat cheese-apricot canapé. Photo courtesy Vermont Butter & Cheese Creamery. We hear quite a few people say that they don’t like goat cheese. While taste is a very personal thing, goat cheese is our favorite. If you think you don’t like goat cheese, try one of the fresh chèvre, the French word for…
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RECIPE: Turf & Turf (Steak & Goat Cheese)

Gourmet cheese steak. Photo courtesy Vermont Butter & Cheese Creamery. Here’s a simple idea but delicious to garnish a plain grilled strip steak with a dense creamy, aged artisan goat cheese and a fig demi-glaze. Think of it as a gourmet cheese steak. The recipe, courtesy of Vermont Butter & Cheese Creamery, uses the Creamery’s…
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RECIPE: Easy Holiday Hors D’Oeuvre

We love this easy recipe from our friends at Rick’s Picks, makers of some of the best pickled vegetables you can buy. Add Rick’s quality pickled vegetables to a sandwich or salad, as a garnish or the main part of an hors d’oeuvre. With their layers and layers of flavor (from the best spices—no added…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Deck the Hors

How festive are these! Stuff peppadews with feta or goat cheese. Photo courtesy PeppadewUSA.com. Be “seasonal” and include some red and green hors d’oeuvres at your holiday party. Some crowd-pleasers are very easy to make. Skewers. Take long toothpicks and bocconcini (1″ mozzarella balls—the word means “mouthfuls” in Italian) and stack one ball with a…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Snazzy Spinach Salad

These basic ingredients combine magically: Spinach Granny Smith apples Walnuts or pecans (toast them for even more deliciousness) Goat cheese, blue or feta cheese Fig balsamic vinegar and olive oil   Serve a whole fresh fig or two as a garnish. To make this salad a main meal, add Serrano ham or prosciutto and serve…
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