Tag: Cheese

Martha’s Mac and Cheese (with Beecher’s Flagship)

Martha’s Mac and Cheese (with Beecher’s Flagship)

One of the weird things from my childhood is that my mom never made homemade macaroni and cheese. She allowed us to eat Kraft “the cheesiest.” I used to pretend they each piece of macaroni was a log that needed to be neatly stacked just […]

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SEATTLE – Five Quick Stops at Pike Place Market

SEATTLE – Five Quick Stops at Pike Place Market

Five Quick Stops at Pike Place Market Pike Place Market. Outside of the rain, doesn’t get much more Seattle than this place. Just ask the producers of the NFL. Every time the Seahawks are on TV, especially the “big games” there is the obligatory shot […]

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Why then do we Cook?

I just had a great conversation with a friend who said something in passing that had me thinking… She said that although she had made homemade cheese, bread, pasta, and made all sorts of different foods over the years, she added that she was “over […]

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More Cheese Making at Home – Creamy Ricotta

Aaahhh Ricotta. What was once thought around the US (especially us non-Italian Americans) as exclusive to our feeble attempts at homemade lasagna (although I must admit that I always liked my Aunt Bubba’s) and a tasty ingredient in pre-made and store-bought ravioli, has been making […]

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Cheese 101 – Caring for Cheese by Calf & Kid

Cheese 101 – Caring for Cheese by Calf & Kid

CHEESE 101 Reprinted with permission from Calf & Kid, Seattle WA Storing Cheese Cheese is alive, and like all living things, it needs to breathe. Fresh cheeses should be eaten within a few days after purchase, while aged cheeses may store well several days when properly […]

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Four Fabulous Cheeses from the Pacific NW

Four Fabulous Cheeses from the Pacific NW

Fabulous Cheese from the Pacific Northwest I don’t think I quite new how much I loved cheese. I was fortunate growing up in that even though we were poor kids from the hood (Hillyard/Spokane, WA), my mom always bought legit cheddar. She NEVER allowed my […]

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