[1] Sables, French shortbread cookies, made with blue cheese (photos #1 and #2 © Jasper Hill Farm). [2] Bayley Hazen, one of America’s great blue cheeses (LINK REVIEW?). [3] Use real maple syrup, not “pancake syrup” (photo © Rent Mother Nature). [4] You can dip shortbread in chocolate, or enrobe the entire cookie (photo © […]

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[1] Aldi’s Eggnog Goat Cheese Log (photos #1 and #2 © Aldi). [2] The gingerbread log. All three log flavors are four ounces. [3] Serve with crackers that aren’t noticeably salted; plus honey, raisins and other dried fruits, and nuts (photo © Belle Chevre).   You never know what surprise items you’ll find at an […]

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[1] A Gouda snack with beer or wine (photos #1 to #7 © A Dutch Masterpiece). [2] Rembrandt’s self-portrait and “Night’s Watch” grace the package of a delicious aged Gouda. [3] Vermeer, a reduced-fat Gouda, also has less salt. Vincent is a Gouda with some flavor notes of Parmesan [4] Frans Hals is an aged […]

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[1] Super Gold Medal winner: Queen Bee Porcini (all photos © Beehive Cheese). [2] Gold medalist: Red Butte Hatch Chile. [3] Silver medal: Promontory cheddar. [4] Silver medal: Seahive, rubbed with Redmond Real Salt and local wildflower honey [5] Another silver: Teahive, cheddar rubbed with Earl Grey tea. [6] Bronze award: Pour Me A Slice, […]

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[1] A limited fall edition version of Weybridge from Vermont (photo © Jasper Hill Farm). [2] Mimolette, perhaps the spookiest-looking cheese (photo © Tout 1 Fromage). [3] Mimolette sliced. The rind is technically edible, though it’s quite tough and doesn’t have a particularly appealing taste (photo © Murray’s Cheese). [4] Saxonshire is a layered cheese […]

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Let the less sophisticated turophiles* make witches’ broomsticks out of string cheese. Here at The Nibble, we’re celebrating Halloween with sophisticated cheeses and…of course…pumpkin ales. If it’s fun you want, check out our article on Halloween fun with cheese. If it’s connoisseurship you want, keep reading. These cheeses belong on a cheese board, but they […]

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[1] Scamorza cheese hanging to age (photo by Hangingaurea Avis | CC-BY-SA-2.0 License). [2] Scamorza made in Texas by the Mozzarella Company. This variety is smoked lightly over pecan shells. It won first place in its category at the American Cheese Society in 2019, and was recognized as one of the 46 BEST CHEESES IN […]

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