Boyfriend’s Spicy Cheese Plate

Dear Pepper Jack Lovers, let me bend your ear. I know that you get the fever this time of year – when the Crock-Pot comes out, you want your game-day dairy hotness. I’m only going to tell you this once: there are 3 spicy condiments that you can pair with sharp cheese, and they’re way […]

Kiwi Meets Goat Cheese

This week, I’m returning to an old favorite. Sea Smoke was one of the first Pennsylvania cheeses I fell hard for when I moved to Philadelphia seven years ago. Discovering it was a sign to me that the regional cheese scene was going to get interesting. No other cheese from the area had a streak […]

Beer Week Cheese Tastings

Beer Week in Philadelphia always brings out the cheese geeks, and Tuesday and Friday hold two special tastings that have yet to receive much press. Chef Rob Sidor at Di Bruno Bros. is quietly offering two of the most compelling events in the city, along with cheese curator Rich Morillo. Tuesday, June 5, 2012 Tonight […]

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 […]