Tag Archive: Cheese

Red, White, and Blue Week: Blue Cheese Fondue

I love a laid-back supper — the kind of meal that comes together with very little effort and doesn’t involve a take-out menu!  Perhaps that is why mon mari and I get so… Continue reading

A Sixth Visit to the Cheese Counter: My First (and Fruity!) Stilton

Take a look at this wedge of cheese … I mean, how could it not be delicious? Today, I tried Stilton cheese for the very first time, and more specifically, Stilton with Mango… Continue reading

Very Last-Minute Vegetarian Mexican Supper

Tonight’s supper was very last-minute. So last-minute, in fact, that I have no photos because I honestly wasn’t sure how my mish-mash of vegetarian ingredients would turn out. I made a small pan… Continue reading

A Fifth Visit to the Cheese Counter: Cranberry-Studded Delight

Today, I picked up a wedge of this lovely Real Yorkshire Wensleydale Cheese with Cranberries at the market.  I honestly had no idea what to expect, but I was pleasantly surprised.  Even mon… Continue reading

Spiced Apricot and Honey Goat Cheese

Now, I don’t know how to make homemade goat cheese, but I did come up with some pretty tasty mix-ins to add to plain goat cheese.  This blend of spices, dried apricots, and… Continue reading

Doing the Backstroke in Goat Cheese…

Okay, that’s obviously a bit of hyperbole in the title, but I do adore goat cheese! Last night’s Spanish Supper Fail wasn’t a complete disaster because during my foray to the market, I… Continue reading

A Fourth Visit to the Cheese Counter: Feeling Blue

This week, I happened to notice a few varieties of blue cheese at the cheese-monger’s counter in my market.  I just couldn’t resist taking two hunks home to sample. These are the results:… Continue reading

Decadent “Lobster” Mac with Dutch Gouda

Yesterday, I blogged about trying Dutch Gouda cheese and how creamy and wonderful it tastes, so I thought, what is the best thing to make with melted cheese?  Well, macaroni and cheese, of… Continue reading

A Third Visit to the Cheese Counter: Double Dutch

I try to visit my local cheese-monger once a month, or at least every other month.  I recently discovered a little basket at the counter filled with discounted wedges of cheese which are… Continue reading

A Second Visit to the Cheese Counter: Humboldt Fog

On the recommendation of a friend, I bought a wedge of Humboldt Fog cheese from my local cheese-monger to sample. For those of you that have never tried it, Humboldt Fog is a… Continue reading

Chicken and Brie Panini Sandwiches with Sliced Pears and Sun-Dried Tomatoes

A few weeks ago, I had an early lunch with a dear friend of mine at a lovely café with a European flair that left me longing to walk the streets of Paris… Continue reading

Zesty Peperoncini Poppers

I’ve been on an appetizer kick lately, first the Cheesy, Bacon-Wrapped Dates, and now these peperoncini poppers.  I think it might be the summer heat, but I’m just craving small portions of everything…… Continue reading

Cheesy, Bacon-Wrapped Dates

Today, as a special surprise, I decided to try to replicate one of mon mari’s favorite tapas plates that we used to order at The Cheesecake Factory restaurant—bacon-wrapped dates filled with Parmesan cheese.… Continue reading

A Visit to the Cheese Counter

There is nothing my taste buds enjoy more in the world than a good piece of fromage. In fact, mon mari knows that I consider cheese to be a food group all on… Continue reading