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Fromage of the Day, 01.10.14: Bayley Hazen Blue

Fromage of the Day, 01.10.14: Bayley Hazen Blue.  Peppery and earthy in large doses, this wonderful cow’s milk blue is from Jasper Hill Farms in Vermont.  It pairs nicely with an Evil Twin Imperial Biscotti Break, your favorite Vouvray, Sheep … Continue reading

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Fromage of the Day, 01.09.14: Rogue River Blue

Fromage of the Day, 01.09.14: Rogue River Blue.  Earthy, fruity and peppery, this leaf wrapped, award-winning, cow’s milk blue cheese is from Oregon.  More than a few cheese aficionados believe that this is the finest American made cheese.  It pairs … Continue reading

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Fromage of the Day, 01.07.14: Fourme Aux Moelleux

Fromage of the Day, 01.07.14:  Fourme Aux Moelleux.  Buttery, earthy and sweet, this French cow’s milk cheese is an iteration of the classic Fourme D’Ambert that has been soaked in Vouvray; oh, that Rodolph Le Meunier! What will he think … Continue reading

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Fromage of the Day, 01.06.14: Stichelton

Fromage of the Day, 01.06.14: Stichelton.  Fudgy, peppery and very very earthy, this cheese is made according to the original recipe of Stilton with raw milk and traditional rennet in Nottinghamshire England.  It takes its name from the medieval name … Continue reading

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Fromage of the Day, 01.04.14: Colston Bassett Stilton

Fromage of the Day, 01.04.14: Colston Bassett Stilton.  Earthy, peppery and oh so buttery, this classic blue is made from cow’s milk in Nottinghamshire England.  It pairs nicely with your favorite Tawny Port, an Elmer T. Lee bourbon, a Stone … Continue reading

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Fromage of the Day 01.03.14: Cabot Clothbound Cheddar

Fromage of the Day 01.03.14: Cabot Clothbound Cheddar.  Sharp, crumbly and nutty, this traditional yet contemporary cheddar is made from cow’s milk in Vermont.  It pairs nicely with your favorite Asturian cider, a Mahr’s Christmas Bock, just about every Chianti … Continue reading

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Fromage of the Day, 01.02.14: Winnimere

Fromage of the Day, 01.02.14: Winnimere.  Goopy, gamey and here for a limited time, this amazing cow’s milk cheese won Best in Show at the 2013 American Cheese Society convention.  It is coming on the market now; don’t delay.  It … Continue reading

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Fromage of the Day, 01.01.14: Vacherin Mont D’Or

Fromage of the Day, 01.01.14: Vacherin Mont D’Or.  Goopy, mushroomey and well, ecstasy inducing, this cheese is a seasonal wonder made at the end of the harvest in France and Switzerland.  It pairs nicely with your favorite Islay Single Malt … Continue reading

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Another Shameless Plug: The Gastronomie 491 Cheese and Charcuterie Baskets

As you may know, I have a demanding nine to five as Cheese, Charcuterie and Beer Manager for an upscale retail market and cafe on the Upper West Side called Gastronomie 491.  I won’t be spending much time here in … Continue reading

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Shameless Plug: The Gastronomie 491 Beer Basket

As you may know, I have a demanding nine to five as Cheese, Charcuterie and Beer Manager for an upscale retail market and cafe on the Upper West Side called Gastronomie 491.  I won’t be spending much time here in … Continue reading

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