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Scotch and Smoked Salmon

Scotch and Smoked Salmon with Crescenza-stracchino


Keep the celebrations going strong with these snackable bites! Think bagel with lox, but with a twist: hot smoked fish and milky, fresh cheese on rye rounds. Serve with scotch for an especially comforting hair of the dog. Featuring GlenDronach 21-yr with hot smoked salmon, BelGioioso Crescenza-stracchino, small rye rounds, and chives. Sponsored by Brown […]

What You Should Know About Brousse du Rove, the Newest AOC Cheese


This French goat’s milk cheese is the latest to be granted AOC status.

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Ask the Monger: How Long Can Cheese Sit Out of the Fridge?


How long can cheese sit out of refrigeration? Awesome question! It’s one I get a lot at the counter, especially in the summertime. Unfortunately, there isn’t one simple answer: It all depends on the cheese. Generally speaking, those with a higher moisture content like fresh cheeses, soft cheeses, or anything especially squishy don’t do as […]

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What’s that Stuff Inside Burrata?


Solid or liquid? Cheese or cream? To be daintily dolloped or shoveled with a spoon? If you’re miffed by the stuff that explodes out of your burrata ball, you’re not alone. “There’s a lot of misinformation out there in the world about stracciatella,” says Rynn Caputo of Pennsylvania-based Caputo Brothers Creamery, who crafts her own version […]