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. […]

Potted Stilton

I’ll admit it: I have a fascination with cheese in crocks. Maybe it’s because I grew up in a family that ate Port Wine Cheddar out of a crock around Christmas – in Wisconsin, this was easy enough to find at the grocery, and the crocks were made out of real clay, which could then […]

Brandy Old Fashioned Bread Pudding

If you’re anything like me this time of year, you can’t get your nose out of cookbooks. Every morning, I wake up with a new vision and a more beautiful plan for, say, a cheese board that reflects winter botanicals — and then my whole holiday schema has to be doctored. I suffer from acute […]

Valentine’s Cheese Advice

With the economy in the toilette, it’s an awfully good year to be a loving spendthrift. Instead of bedazzling a sweater and going out on the town, I suggest you bedazzle some goat cheese and stay in with some Steely Dan. It’s as easy as picking up these chevre hearts—available at the Fair Food Farmstand in Reading […]