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5 Cheesy Desserts Perfect for Thanksgiving


Trying to decide between a cheese or dessert course for Thanksgiving? Have your cheese and eat it too with these decadent desserts that combine the best of both worlds. From the classic apple pie with cheddar cheese crust to an inventive pumpkin pie with aged gouda, we’ve got you covered. Caramel Apple Pie with Smoked […]

Pasta with Delicata Squash, Brown Butter, and TomaProvence


This savory pasta dish features Point Reyes Farmstead Cheese Co. TomaProvence and gets a touch of sweetness from delicata squash. In 1959 Bob and Dean Giacomini established their successful dairy farm along Highway 1, just north of Point Reyes Station.  In 2000, together with their daughters, the family began making cheese on the farm with […]

Kale and Appenzeller Strata


This comforting breakfast or brunch casserole can be made in advance for easy entertaining. Add sweet sausage for a heartier version.

Caramel-Poached Pears Stuffed with Appenzeller and Roasted Hazelnuts


A delicious take on a classic winter dessert, these poached pears satisfy all the senses.

Appenzeller and Rosemary Sablés


Sablés are a classic French crumbly cookie that comes together in a pinch. Make these for a surprise savory addition to a holiday cookie tray.

In Season: Nuts


Ancient Romans partaking in the festivities of Saturnalia—a raucous mid-December holiday that honored seed-sowing god Saturn— wagered nuts, not gold coins, as they rolled dice fashioned from sheep and goat knucklebones. A good haul of fall nuts, after all, was a good omen for the spring harvest to come. Later in western civilization’s story line, […]

Washed-Rind Cheese Tart with a Mixed Nut Crust


Italian Tallegio is an obvious choice for the washed-rind semi-soft cheese in this recipe. But other options that match the nutty crust are Limburger, Morbier, Port Salut, and Reblochon.

One Cheese Five Ways: Appenzeller


Produced in accordance with a 700-year-old, well-guarded recipe, this delightfully nutty Alpine cheese is a crowd-pleaser. Appenzeller is made in the northeast mountain region of Switzerland by just three dairy cooperatives, using the milk of Simmental cows from 60 small dairy farms in the region. The wheels are hand-washed with brine—a secret recipe that contains […]

Älplermagronen


This traditional Alpine comfort food is the Swiss version of macaroni and cheese. An alternate preparation method is to cover the prepared noodles and potatoes with the cream, cheese, and spices, and bake in a casserole dish until melted and saucy.

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