If you’re a true cheese lover, you know that there are “so many cheeses, so little time.” But we can cut down on the list a bit, because it’s National American Cheese Month. The American Cheese Society says that, “American Cheese Month is a celebration of North America’s delicious and diverse cheeses, and the farmers, […]

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October is National American Cheese Month. How about some vegan cheese? It’s amazing how vegan cheeses have improved from the original soy-based products, thanks to more people demanding non-dairy foods. Vegan products are not just for vegans, but people who are: Avoiding cholesterol Kosher Lactose-intolerant (or have other milk allergies) Sustainable living advocates   We’d […]

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The creamy filling in burrata cheese is called stracciatella (strah-chee-ah-TELL-ah). Stracciatella consists of shreds of fresh mozzarella soaked in sweet cream. Stracciatella is a soft, white, creamy buffalo (or sometimes, cow’s) milk cheese* made with straccia (little shreds) of mozzarella. It may be that most people buy burrata instead of mozzarella for the creamy stracciatella†. […]

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[1] Limburger, a washed-rind cow’s milk cheese, has a pungent aroma but is mild on the palate. You can get it from Chalet Cheese Cooperative (photo © The Wisconsin Cheeseman). [2] While many fans enjoy a limburger sandwich, it is also popular as a table cheese with beer and pretzels (photo © America’s Dairyland | […]

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How easy is this for patriotic eating on July 4th (photo #1) For breakfast with yogurt or cottage cheese. For lunch with burrata, goat cheese or ricotta. For dessert with vanilla frozen yogurt. As a topping for white-iced cakes and cupcakes. With half-and-half or light cream.   Or make the recipe below. Thanks to Wisconsin […]

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A patriotic cheese ball: our national bird, the bald eagle (photo © Di Bruno Bros | Philadelphia).   O.K., we’re impressed! The cheese professionals at Di Bruno Bros in Philadelphia created this bald eagle cheese ball. Why not salute our national bird on July 4th? The garlic-herb cheese ball is great with beer and wine. […]

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