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Archive for the ‘Cheese of the Week’ Category

This week’s Cheese of the Week is one that looks as festive as it tastes. At first I was a little shocked by the thought of adulterating a perfectly wonderful Wensleydale with stuff that in general I only like when it comes out of a can and remains can-shaped, albeit jiggly. Most Americans so closely […]

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Mitica is, according to the site elegantfoods.net, “a brand representing top of the line products imported from Portugal, Italy and Spain”.  Drunken Goat cheese is so called because the rind is immersed in red wine.  The Mitica version is quite mild for a goat cheese with a lovely nutty bitter aftertaste.   It goes very […]

Categories: Cheese of the Week

This is the first in what may be a series of 1…maybe 2 posts if I’m doing my average. 🙂  If I actually continue doing it, it will be sort of a “cheese diary”.   It occurred to me one day as I was staring at the glorious array of cheeses in Whole Foods that […]

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