Tag: cheese

Gouda Bread

The aroma of fresh baked bread speaks of home and comfort.  Adding the Jalapeno Gouda gives this bread a subtle spicy note.

Three Cheese Pumpkin Cheesecake

The combination of cheeses gives the cheesecake a luscious flavor and texture.  The creamy texture of the cream cheese combines with the light tang of the Quark for a melt in your mouth experience, then you get a rich finish from the goat cheese.  Quality ingredients are important for this cheesecake to be successful.  If you are in NW Washington State, I recommend heading to Gothberg Farms in Bow for the chèvre.  The quality and flavor are much better than any goat cheese I have had from a grocery store.  

Colcannon Cottage Pie

Colcannon Cottage Pie for Dinner

I enjoy serving something special for holidays, birthdays, Wednesdays…I admit it, I like to cook.  Cottage Pie sounded like a perfect fit for St. Patrick’s Day, but I wanted to add a unique touch to distinguish it from my usual Cottage Pie.  In… Read More

Saag Paneer

Saag Paneer and Basmati Rice

They say that you eat with your eyes first.  I totally get that!  If something looks good, you expect it to taste good, and vice versa.  Unfortunately, to a lot of people this dish does not look good.  In fact, it can… Read More

Low Carb Chicken Divan

Low Carb Chicken Divan

  In the middle of all the craziness of the last few months, I was asked to write an article for a Low Carb Magazine and share a recipe with their readers.  I was very honored and more than a bit intimidated, but… Read More

Nokkelost Quiche

Nokkelost Quiche

I am really excited for you to meet two new kids on the block!  We are now making Havarti and Nokkelost. Nokkelost means “Key Cheese” in Norway and goes by the same name in Sweden.   It is very much like the popular… Read More

Easy Spanakopita Pockets

Easy Spanakopita Pockets

Once again, my friend Linda from Sound Harvest Delivery shared a winning recipe with me.  I am always delighted to learn a new recipe! Spanakopita has never been a favorite recipe for me because of the fussy Phyllo dough.  I love the flavor,… Read More

The Laws of Cheese

There are a few universal laws every cheese lover should know. From the caring of cheese to serving it properly, here are a few points to keep in mind next time you bring some delicious cheeses home to enjoy!

Gouda Bread

Gouda Bread and butter

A little tip for you: toasting the bread enhances the flavor of the cheese.

“Fake Cheese”

Squeeze Cheese

In our family, the words “processed” and “cheese” paired together will result in a wrinkled nose and furrowed eyebrows. The thought of taking perfectly good cheese, melting it down, and adding more things like whey, emulsifiers, milk, salts, preservatives, and food coloring… Read More