A little about me: I am an engineer, mother of two teenagers and lifelong foodie. My parents are both big gardeners that grew up on farms … plus my mom’s a retired dietician, so I learned a lot about food when I was growing up. I am constantly on the search for good taste combinations, but then I health-ify them. I refuse to sacrifice taste, but I want to eat healthy. I really love “little bites”, so dips and other appetizers always appeal to me. I tend to snack a lot, so little bites fit right into my lifestyle.
I brought over a new dip I created the other day just for fun, because I wanted something to munch on and these flavors just sounded so good to me. I hope you like it. Thanks so much, Steve, for having me over!
James Lee, a resident in Yorkshire, caught video of cattle stampeding through his neighborhood Sunday morning. No permanent damage was caused by the loose animals, just some hoof prints on front lawns.
RESIDENTS on a quiet Yorskhire cul-de-sac were woken by the sound of a herd of cows stampeding through their gardens.
The 30 of animals left hoof prints six inches deep in some front lawns after escaping from a nearby field.
Longing for bygone summer days at Grandma's house? whip up nostalgia with this homestyle recipe for Strawberry Cream Cheese Pie.
My Aunt Janet sent me this recipe for my grandmother’s strawberry pie. It ended up being a huge hit with everyone who tried it. When I raved about it to my aunt, she told me that it works just as well with fresh blueberries.
It seems that Ziege Zacke Blue, a goat cheese with a blue "wave" is all the rave in Wisconsin. Roelli Cheese in Shullsburg has just begun production of the first batches, which will appear in select Wisconsin stores.
Christened Ziege Zacke Blue (say zeegy zacky) by a group of Chicago chefs that enjoyed it so much, one night they started singing old German folk tunes while eating it, (Ziege means "goat" in German, Zacke means "wave" -- thus a "Goat Cheese with a Wave of Blue") the cheese is patterned after a Dry Jack, is part cow's milk, part goat's milk, and is cave-aged.
Dutch cheese producer Old Amsterdam Cheese has released an official statement expressing support for UK dairy famers as they protest falling milk costs and the role played by supermarkets in dairy pricing.
Dairy farmers in Britain are at risk for shutting down production due to many supermarkets paying less for milk than it actually costs to produce. While many supermarkets have signed contracts with farmers that will allow them to recover the costs of milk production, several supermarkets don’t pay enough to cover the costs of production. Dairy farmers allow businesses worldwide, like cheese company Old Amsterdam, to flourish; meaning the depletion of these farms could make a big difference.
Are you a lover of Ricotta? Taste the freshest ricotta you'll ever eat by following this recipe to whip up the curdy cheese in your own kitchen.
I managed to make about the best ricotta cheese I’ve ever tasted (or cooked with) from the get go. And, so will you, as long as you carefully follow directions and use precisely the ingredients called for in the recipe, which are readily available in any supermarket.
Swiss based cheese company Emmi-Roth USA will invest $43 million in a new factory is Platteville, Wiconsin. This will be their second plant in the state, after their Monroe factory.
Swiss-Based Emmi-Roth USA will invest $43 million on construction of a 77,000-square-foot artisanal cheese plant in Platteville, Wisconsin’s Industrial Park, with the company estimating it would employ from 32 to 60 employees, depending on future expansion plans.
The company will produce Grand Cru cheese, a type of Gruyere. This product recently won several top awards at the International Cheese Competition held in Madison, Wis.
A man made the most of a botched robbery at a Pizza Hut in Altamonte Springs, FL, when he discovered the cash register was empty. Rather than leave empty handed, the man escaped with two cases of mozzarella cheese as a consolation prize.
The ongoing controversy in the UK over milk pricing has had dairy famers fuming, and they're prepared to play hardball with Britain's big supermarket chains.
Dairy farmers are planning a series of demonstrations against supermarket chains in protest at lower milk prices that they say will bankrupt them and change the countryside.
Blockades of stores and restricting supply by pouring milk down the drain are among the measures being considered against Asda, Co-Op and Morrisons, unless the farmers' demands are met – a reversal of the 4p-a-litre cut in the next fortnight.
The Washington Post's Charles Lane wrote this opinion piece about our government and its relationship to cheese. According to Lane, milk price protection for farmers causes a surplus of milk, and thus, more product for cheesemakers.
Not many foods contain more saturated fat than cheese. And the average American consumed 33 pounds of it in 2010, three times as much as he or she did in 1970. From fast-food restaurants to the school cafeteria, cheese is ubiquitous — slathered on pizza, layered atop burgers and poured over nachos. Yum!
So what if the obesity rate among adults rose from 14.5 percent in the early 1970s to 35.7 percent in 2010? Only a dietary killjoy would harp on the possible connection between cheese consumption and the nation’s obesity epidemic. Only a nanny-stater like New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg would suggest that the government do something about it.