Monthly Archives: December 2010

Fromage of the Day, 12.19.10: Pecorino Gregoriano

Fromage of the Day, 12.19.10: Pecorino Gregoriano.  Buttery, complex, and gingery, this unusually soft percorino is from Abruzzo.  It pairs well with your favorite fruit-forward northern Italian red wine, saison or farmhouse cider.  If it was a Rickie Lee Jones … Continue reading

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Fromage of the Day, 12.18.10: Harbourne Blue

Fromage of the Day, 12.18.10: Harbourne Blue. Tangy, sprawling, peppery, earthy, complex and well kind of all over the place, this goat’s milk blue is from England.  It pairs well with concise, sweet beverages of both grape and grain.  If … Continue reading

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Fromage of the Day, 12.17.10: Blackberry Farms Singing Brook

Fromage of the Day, 12.17.10: Blackberry Farms Singing Brook.  Earthy, herbal, and buttery, this sheep’s milk cheese is from Tennessee.  It pairs well with fruit forward reds, your favorite saison and a good Chenin Blanc.  If it was a McCoy … Continue reading

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Fromage of the Day, 12.16.10: Montgomery’s Cheddar

Fromage of the Day, 12.16:10: Montgomery’s Cheddar.  Earthy, Horseradish-ey and complex, this clothbound cheddar is from Somerset England.  The book on cheddars is that they pair particularly well with Bordeaux, but I like this one with Rhone Valley reds, ciders … Continue reading

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At Serious Eats on cheese for the holidays

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Fromage of the Day, 12.15.10: Persille des Tignes

Fromage of the Day, 12.15.10: Persille des Tignes.  Earthy, complex and lean, this goat’s milk is made in the Rhone Alps. It pairs well with a good Chenin Blanc or your favorite saison or white ale.  If it was an … Continue reading

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Fromage of the Day, 12.14.10: Rogue River Smokey Blue

Fromage of the Day, 12.14.10: Rogue River Smokey Blue.  Earthy, peppery, and yes, smokey, this crumbly blue is from Oregon.  It pairs well with beers and wines on the sweet side and it makes a mean topping for a burger.  … Continue reading

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