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A Hit Single! Cypress Grove Chèvre Goes Solo!

One is not “the loneliest number,” and Cypress Grove of California proves it with the latest single serve goat disks! Solo cheese snacks have been a “thing” for some time, beginning with mozzarella sticks and moving onto Colby Jack, Cheddar, … Continue reading

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Arancini di Riso: Cheese Rice Balls

I was in NYC’s Little Italy and ran across a cheese delicacy that has been eluding me for years —Arancini Cheese Rice Balls. Arancini di Riso is a traditional Sicilian snack or appetizer of deep fried risotto balls with various … Continue reading

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Shankleesh “Cheese Balls” – Marinated Labneh from Lebanon

Cheese balls come in many styles and flavors; likely every cheesemaking part of the world has some version of a cheesy orb, be it rolled in nuts, herbs, spices, peppers, and dried fruits, or marinated in oil. The Middle East’s … Continue reading

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Arla Cream Cheese Spreads: Schmear Done the Danish Way

I was excited to see Arla cheese come on the market in my area. Cream cheese, though mild and fairly standard, is nevertheless a favorite of mine. Its smooth, creamy texture and taste of fine cream make it both refreshing … Continue reading

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St. Patrick’s Day Cheese and Biscuits

Lively cheese brings out the Irish in everybody! Many Americans are of Irish descent, but no matter your background, Ireland’s fine cheeses invite you to join in on the St. Patrick’s Day festivities. From Ireland’s rich green fields come luscious … Continue reading

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A Bite of Brie by Ile de France

Deep in the heart of Pennsylvania at a Sheetz gas station and grab n’ go shop, I found a basket of tiny gourmet snack cheeses. One was a single serve cup of Il de France Brie. Ile de France is … Continue reading

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Sea Change – a Shift to the Otherworldly

The cryptic Shakespeare reference on the back of Sea Change cheese got me at “rich and strange.”(The Tempest: Act 1, Scene 2) True to the slogan “Dedicated to the Science and Art of Milk Metamorphosis,” The Mystic Cheese Company of … Continue reading

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