Posts Tagged: Rogue Creamery

Hooked on Cheese: Wintertime Blues

The cold weather is finally setting in and it’s time to break out the festive winter recipes. For me, this time of year signals a return to one of my favorite cheeses for pairing and entertaining: the infamous bleu.

Hooked on Cheese: An Oregon Love Story

Last Saturday evening, I trekked through the bitter cold down to the Lower East Side so I could meet up with my dear, perennially busy friend MJ. To lift my sprits – which, at that point, were frozen to the bone – MJ decided we should treat ourselves to some cheese and wine (which, to… Read more »

Hooked on Cheese: Raymond Hook’s 2017 Winter Fancy Food Show Finds

The annual Winter Fancy Food Show took place January 22-24, 2017 at the Moscone Center in San Francisco. Our resident cheese expert Raymond Hook spent these three days perusing more than 80,000 specialty food items on display. Here’s a list of his five favorite items from the show. Keep an eye out for these innovative products as they hit the… Read more »

Hooked on Cheese: Summer Beer and Cheese Pairings: Part I

This is part one of a two-part story on cheese expert Raymond Hook’s advice for choosing the best cheeses and accompanying beers for the summertime. Stay tuned next week for his second round of seasonal recommendations.   As far as pairings go, there’s nothing more classic than wine and cheese (except maybe peanut butter and jelly).