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Christmas Eve 2016 Dinner Menu (with Recipes)

This year, my father and my friends Lola and Iggy came over for Christmas Eve dinner.  It was a simpler affair than in other years, with only eight courses.  I decided early on that I wanted to make a cheesecake … Continue reading

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Grand Cru Fondue

I grew up loving fondue, and I still love it.  It turns out that so do my children, so I make it from time to time.  Not only is it delicious, but it has the advantage of being fairly quick … Continue reading

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White Stilton with Mango & Ginger

Stilton is probably my favorite blue cheese, and I’ve liked other versions of white stilton with fruits.  This one, however, is plain amazing.  I was afraid that the ginger would be too strong, specially against what is, when devoid of … Continue reading

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2012 Xmas Eve Cheese Course: Thanks Trader Joe’s!

My oldest daughter has fallen in love with cheese, so she insisted that we have a cheese course as part of our Xmas Eve dinner this year.  I don’t think I’ve ever done one before, but boy am I glad … Continue reading

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Rougette Bavarian Red cheese @ Grocery Outlet – review

I just found some Rougette Bavarian Red triple cream cheese at Grocery Outlet, and I had to try it.  I *love* it.  The cheese is super creamy and tastes pretty much like any good brie, though it’s not as bitter … Continue reading

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Argentinian Fondue recipe

During the 1970’s the fondue sensation reached Argentina and it quickly became one of our biggest “special occasion” treats.  My parents would make it from time to time using the recipe below.  Instead of the traditional havarti and emmental cheeses, … Continue reading

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Rosenborg Danish Blue cheese @ Grocery Outlet

Grocery Outlet in San Leandro is currently selling Rosenborg Danish Blue Cheese at the unbelievable price of $2lb. Really, I’m not kidding. The same cheese sells at amazon fresh for $13lb. Best of all, the cheese is actually very good. … Continue reading

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Traditional Cheese Fondue recipe

During the 1970s fondue became a craze not only in America, but in Argentina as well.  My parents got a beautiful fondue set and on rare and special occasions they’d go to the expensive cheese shop and create this wonderful … Continue reading

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Fromage d’Affinois

I came across this cheese at PW Supermarket and gave it a try. It was wonderful. Though it’s only double cream, it is the creamiest cheese I’ve ever tasted, it’s texture was pure silkness and every bite (on sourdough baguette) … Continue reading

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Cheeses

I’m having a wine & cheese “salon” tonight and these are the cheeses I’m serving. The descriptions are from the web, not mine. From The Marketplace at Rockridge Tomme Crayeose Tomme Crayeuse is a cheese from Savoie (along the Swiss-Italian … Continue reading

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