Archive for November, 2014

#CheeseTip: Cheese for Health

Tuesday, November 25th, 2014

Hey Cheese Buffs, we’re sharing a weekly cheese tip to help you store and savor your cheese! How well do you know your cheese facts?

#CheeseTip Q: True or False, firm cheeses contain more calcium than soft cheeses.

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A:  True. Firm cheeses contain more calcium than soft cheeses. On average, a 1-ounce serving of natural mild cheddar cheese has 20% of the adult daily recommended nutritional intake of calcium. The calcium content of cheese depends on the variety and upon the manufacturing process.

#CheeseTip: Dine with Cheese and Wine

Tuesday, November 18th, 2014

Hey Cheese Buffs, we’re sharing a weekly cheese tip to help you store and savor your cheese! How well do you know your cheese facts?

Q: Open the wines and let them breath for __ minutes before serving.

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A: 15-20 minutes before serving to maximize flavor.

#MeltyMonday: Brie-ing you our Favorite Melty Cheese Recipes

Monday, November 17th, 2014

It’s the most wonderful time of the year… food takes front and center before the holiday shopping madness! Thanksgiving may only be one day out of the year, but starting in autumn, we can savor comfort foods all throughout the chilly months. We’ll especially be enjoying the melty goodness of… CHEESE!

Every Monday, we’re bringing you our favorite recipes from the most creative, cheese-loving bloggers around! This #MeltyMonday, we’re featuring Tieghan from Halfbakedharvest. Her recipe features the melty goodness of Brie with a gourmet touch of sweetness. Curious yet? Check out her Spinach Artichoke and Brie Crepe with Sweet Honey Sauce and let us know what you think! This looks perfect for an indulgent yet healthy lunch, or an appetizer!

For more of Tieghan’s creations, follow her on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, and also Instagram!

 

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#CheeseTips: Rind or No Rind

Tuesday, November 11th, 2014

Hey Cheese Buffs, we’re sharing a weekly cheese tip to help you store and savor your cheese! How well do you know your cheese facts?

Q: True or False, the rinds of Emmental and Comté cheeses are edible!

 

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A: Wrong. For fromages like Emmental and Comté, the rind is not edible, but for others, it’s all a matter of perspective.

#CheeseTip: Best Cutting Practices

Tuesday, November 4th, 2014

Hey Cheese Buffs, we’re sharing a weekly cheese tip to help you store and savor your cheese! How well do you know your cheese facts?

#CheeseTip: T or F, sharing cutting knives between cheeses doesn’t change the taste of the cheese.

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A: False. Use one clean knife per cheese, and never use the same knife for several cheeses. Cheese is very sensitive and can adopt the aroma and flavors of other cheeses.