August 3, 2018

Have you tried… Manchego?

Flavor: Fruity, nutty with a slight gaminess. Varies by age. Texture: Firm and creamy Country: Spain Noted for: A characteristic herringbone pattern on the rind One of the most popular cheeses from Spain, Manchego is made with sheep’s milk from Manchega sheep in the La Mancha region. The rind is inedible and has a characteristic …

By Julie Hartigan of Cooking w/Julie

July 26, 2018

No Sweat Summer Entertaining Tips

Summer is such a fun time to host family and friends whether by the pool, at the beach, picnics, or just at home in your backyard. But with warm temps, the last thing you want to do is heat up your kitchen making party food! These easy tips and tricks will help you keep your …

July 6, 2018

Have you tried… Halloumi?

Flavor: Salty Texture: Firm and chewy Country: Cyprus Noted for: “The Grilling Cheese” Halloumi cheese is a sheep’s milk brined cheese, originating from the island of Cyprus and is extremely popular along the Mediterranean. A one-of-a-kind cheese, Halloumi has a high melting point and is best when warmed, grilled or pan-fried. The exterior stays firm and slightly crisp, …

By Julie Hartigan of Cooking w/Julie

June 18, 2018

Host The Perfect Picnic

Summertime means longer days, gorgeous warm weather, and time spent outdoors at concerts, the beach, parks…you name it! Picnics are the perfect way enjoy the season and host a casual get-together with friends. My easy tips below will help you take your typical picnic up a notch! ♥ Setup your spot: If you can, seek …

June 7, 2018

Have you tried… French Triple Crème Brie?

Flavor: Intensely rich and buttery Texture: Luxuriously creamy and soft Country: France The first Triple Crème Brie originated in Normandy, France in the early 1900’s. Extra cream is added to the curd and then the Brie is made in small wheels. Law requires triple Crème Brie’s to contain at least 75% butterfat. The snowy white …