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What’s Up With Roquefort

In Curd on the Street On August 27, 2014 0 Comments

The cheese world continues to be rocked by the FDA’s overreaching on bacteria counts in cheese production. Andy Hatch at Pleasant Ridge is halting Rush Creek production for the year to avoid the possibility of devastating product loss due to arbitrary shifts in the FDA’s rules, and several beloved imports – Roquefort! Morbier! – from respectable producers are under scrutiny for levels of bacterial activity that have left exactly nobody sick in Europe. We will continue to share information with you as we learn more, but for now, we’re going to celebrate the good stuff while we can – reducing the price of Roquefort to an unheard of $19.99 per pound (that’s more than 30% off the regular price of $29.99) – don’t let these cheeses disappear from American caves and shelves before you’ve had the chance to enjoy them at least one more time. Want to help us keep this cheese on American cheese counters for years to come? Help us spread the word using the hashtag #RescueRoqufort! If cheese lovers coast-to-coast make enough noise, we can hopefully put enough pressure on the FDA to take a better look at their policies. Just a few weeks ago we were ... Read More

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Salad Days of Summer: Ripe Tomatoes & Fresh Mozzarella

In Cheesy Recipes, Curd on the Street On August 15, 2014 0 Comments

  There’s nothing like a ripe, still-warm tomato plucked from the garden, sprinkled with a pinch of coarse sea salt. We’re all for this method of consumption, and… Read More

Chocolate & Cheese: A Pairing to Please All Your Senses

In Curd on the Street, Events, Perfect Pairings On August 14, 2014 0 Comments

By Rainer Burrow “I don’t like to be gratuitous with chocolate.  I like for it to be meaningful.”  Chef Sarah Langan explained her philosophy on cooking with chocolate… Read More

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Turophile Heaven: The Festival of Cheese

In Curd on the Street, Events, Meet the Maker On August 11, 2014 0 Comments

by Walshe Birney   The American Cheese Society’s 2014 conference in Sacramento was a whirlwind of fantastic panels, networking events, and, for some of us, the CCP exam,… Read More