KISS: Keep It Simple (&) Sexy
It’s way simpler to assemble and you can get a little kinkier with pairings.
and approachable enough to tempt warier eaters.
Enter Bonhomme Brie from Isigny Ste-Mére.
Holy Mothers of Cheese!
Make love to cheese
with your words
How much do you love cheese?
Does the sight of a ripe wedge make your heart sing?
Does a funky wheel of chèvre make your body tremble?
Tell me about it.
I’m calling on all you cheese lovers to proclaim
your deepest, wildest brie desires and feta fantasies
in one heartfelt haiku.
The sexiest, most passionate toe-curling entry
will win 5 sultry goat cheeses from Vermont Creamery,
For official rules,
It’s the season of gifting – are you freaking out yet? I’m not, because every year I give my family and friends the same thing: a cheese gift basket filled with a wedge, jam to pair, some crackers, and perhaps a beverage too. It’s my favorite thing to give because it provides my loved ones with an experience they normally would never get for themselves. AND you give them a gift template they can recreate for someone else!
Now that’s a gift that keeps on giving.
Luscious Fig Pairings for Lushes
Is there anything sexier than a fig? We’ve been seduced by their juicy flesh since Eve gave into temptation in Eden. Fresh, dried, or jammed, they pair with almost anything, from salty blues to creamy bries. Just a few scattered onto a simple cheese board brings it all together.
Which is why I got so excited when Vero Kherian of MissCheesemonger.com, one of my favorite food blogs, invited me to a digital party with California figs.
All I had to do was come up with two pairings. How easy is that?
But I’m not one for being easy – I’m one for getting drunk.
So I made two boozy pairings
to get this fig party started.
I traveled 360 miles
to eat Red Table Meats
and it was so worth it
Back in January at the Cheesemongers Invitational in San Francisco, I met Red Table Meats, a charcuterie company from Minnesota – and damn, they left quite an impression. Their table was overflowing with at least eight varieties of beautiful hams and salamis; as I slowly shimmied down the table, sampling each style, I moaned with ecstasy.
“Where are you from?” I asked.
And thus, like a moth to a flame, I was pulled to Mill City….