Squash Ribbon & Herbed Chèvre Salad

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In late summer, squash & zucchini are in abundance. A light, tender, crunchy salad with herbed goat cheese is the perfect use for the tiny, tender yellow guys! Hint: the smaller the squash, the more tender it will be.

Raw, thinly-sliced ribbons of squash add a sweet, delicate crunch in this salad, perked up with crumbles of Purple Haze chèvre. Purple Haze hails from northern California, but calls to mind the countryside of Provence with its light dusting of fennel …

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Break Out of Your Cheese Rut!

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Have you ever walked up to the cheese counter only to be overwhelmed by unfamiliar cheeses & unpronounceable names? It seems easier just to go with what you already know, right? But, maybe – just maybe – you want to try something new? Here are some our of mongers’ favorite ways to branch out, based on what you already know and love:

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Smokey Mountain Chèvre with Quick-Wilted Greens

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In a kale rut? This delicious green can be eaten year-round, but sometimes needs a little lift.  Our favorite way to mix it up is to lightly sauté it, and mix it up with caramelized onion compotetoasted bread cubesapplewood smoked chèvre & fresh arugula. It sounds super fancy, but shhhh – it is SUPER EASY!

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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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