New Year’s Cheese Board with Foodinjars

Meet Bucheron. He’s a handsome devil, isn’t he? A snowy log of goat cheese in a velveteen jacket. When he arrived on my stoop recently from Wisconsin, I invited him in to meet my good friend Marisa McClellan, cookbook author and blogger about all things canning at Foodinjars. Marisa and I were having a toast. […]

You Bring the Wine, I’ll Bring the Cheese

Here’s one of my favorite party tricks: give your guests the assignment to bring a bottle of wine that fits into one of three categories (bubbly, big red, or dessert wine). Then run to the cheese shop and buy six hunks of cheese — two cheeses to match each wine style — and a little […]

Somerdale Champagne Cheddar

Two weeks ago, a box of Cheddar and Champagne appeared on my stoop. Ordinarily, I would never put these flavors together, but who was I to turn away a complimentary shipment from Whole Foods? PR elves told me the chain was planning to debut this New-Years-ready pairing, and I was curious to sample the latest […]