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A CLE cheese shop featuring amazing Ohio cheeses as well as other local, unique products. Coming soon to Cleveland.
Cheese 101: A Whole Lot of Cheese
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Cheese 101: A Whole Lot of Cheese

It has been a long time since I posted any new “Cheese 101” entries. I have not stopped sampling, I have simply stopped writing. In order to get all caught up, this will be one big entry, focusing on the basics of each cheese with links to learn more. Hope you enjoy! Midnight Moon Milk: Pasteurized Goat […]

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Cheese 101: Marco Polo, Toma & Cambazola
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May 0

Cheese 101: Marco Polo, Toma & Cambozola Black Label

With the previous installment of Cheese 101 featuring very unique cheeses from Switzerland and Italy, in this installment, I decided to feature two domestic cheeses and one from Germany. Marco Polo Milk: Pasteurized Cow Producer: Beecher’s Country of Origin: United States Region: Seattle, Washington Family: Cheddar Type: Semi-Soft, Artisan Texture: Creamy, Crumbly Rind: Cloth Wrapped Beverage Pairing: Merlot Grade (Out of 5):  Background This […]

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Cheese 101: Vacherin Fribourgeois, Fontina Val d'Aosta & Hoch Ybrig
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May 0

Cheese 101: Vacherin Fribourgeois, Fontina Val d’Aosta & Hoch Ybrig

Thanks to my visit to Whole Foods’ “odds & ends” cheese section, I was able to find cheeses I have never heard of, let alone, pronounce. One was strong, one was confusing and one was delicious. Read on for all the details. Vacherin Fribourgeois Milk: Raw Cow Producer: Rolf Beeler Country of Origin: Switzerland Region: Fribourg […]

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Cheese 101: Divine Providence, Salty Sea Feta
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Apr 0

Cheese 101: Divine Providence, Salty Sea Feta, Queso Galega & Belletoile Spread

Longer than I would like to admit, I met with Mr. Daniels of Agora Foods to speak about the possibility of opening locavoreCLE in the Gordon Square area. As Agora Foods is based in the neighborhood, and expanding with Astoria, I believed he would be a great resource. His opinion is based in fact/reality and […]

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Cheese 101: Leonora Goat, Fol Epi Swiss & Humboldt Fog
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Feb 0

Cheese 101: Leonora Goat, Fol Epi Swiss & Humboldt Fog

When I first created the “Cheese 101” blog series, I had high hopes of posting once a week. After just two entries, that goal went right out the window. A few weeks ago, I purchased three cheeses from the “just enough” basket at Heinen’s, planning to sample and post within a few days. Instead, I became sick and then life […]

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Cheese 101: Buttermilk Blue, Casatica di Bufalo & Ewephoria
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Jan 0

Cheese 101: Casatica di Bufalo, Ewephoria & Buttermilk Blue

After the successful inaugural post of Cheese 101, I headed back to Heinen’s and once again scoured their odds and ends basket for unique and delicious cheeses. This time I found 3 cheeses that differ in textures from creamy/soft to crumbly and range in flavors from very mild to extremely strong. There is something for everyone […]

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