Best Fancy (but Not-Fancy) Blue Cheese Dip

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As a native Buffalonian, I know blue cheese dip. There’s no need to get too fancy, but if you start your recipe with the best cheese – you’ll end up with a seriously delicious dip.

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Making Gougères

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Going All-Out seems to be the name of the game when cooking for holiday gatherings. A plate of gougères – little treats made with choux pastry (sounds fancy, right?) – is an elegant crowd-pleaser that couldn’t be more classic. Each perfect bite is flaky, chewy, and cheesy.

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Cheese Preservation 101 :: That’s a Wrap!

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Quick Righteous Cheese FAQ:

Do you provide tastes of your cheeses? Why don’t you have any pre-prepared samples?

Why, yes! If there’s a cheese you’re interested in, we’re always happy to unwrap and sample it out to you — and if you’re not sure what you’re looking for, we’ll gladly provide recommendations and give you tastes until we find exactly what you’re looking for.

To answer the second part: we don’t want to give you second-rate cheese. Cheese begins …

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Cheese Heaven in the Blue Ridge Foothills

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Last week, the Righteous Cheese Crew was lucky enough escape the mean streets of DC to journey into the wilds of the Blue Ridge Mountains, all to visit one of our favorite local cheese makers – Caromont Farm.

At Righteous, many of our favorites cheeses are made by Caromont. We typically offer several of their goat cheeses, including fresh chèvre, the creamy Crottin d’Albemarle and the firm, aged Esmontonian.

The farm is located just south of Charlottesville, VA – a …

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Blues That Won’t Punch Your Palate

POST BY Righteous Cheese in Blog, cheeseHarmony, Cheeseography | Comment: 1
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Too often its seems that blue cheeses are dismissed as “too strong” or “too pungent”. When we think of “blue cheese”, it’s easy to lump them all together in one category – salt bombs that punch you in the mouth with intensity.

Well we’re setting the record straight.  Not all blue cheeses are the same! There is as much variety as with any other style cheese – some are nutty, some briny, some buttery, some are sweet – the list …

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