Havarti: The Danish Cheese, not the Cheese Danish

When we think about Danish cheeses, we often think about Danish Blue, Esrom, Danbo… but, by far the most popular cheese that is exported from Denmark is Havarti. Havarti is a semi-soft cheese, which has a creamy buttery flavor. It goes great on the cheese board with figs and sliced bread, or melted atop a … Read more

Chicken Alfredo Pasta Bake: For the Cheese and Pasta Lover

CHICKEN ALFREDO PASTA BAKE I don’t know about you, but I love a good Alfredo. It’s rich, it’s oh so yummy. And why shouldn’t we love it? It has all the goodness of butter, cream and Parmesan. Creamy. Cheesy. Yummy. So today we’re taking good old Alfredo sauce and making a chicken pasta bake. And we’ll … Read more

What’s Better Than A Cavs’ Championship? Smoked Gouda Mashed Potatoes

Gouda, or “How-da” as the locals say, is a Dutch cheese named after the city of Gouda in the Netherlands. If truth be told, it is one of the most popular cheeses in the world, accounting for 50 to 60 percent of the world’s cheese consumption. It is a semi-hard cheese celebrated for its rich, unique … Read more

Insalata Caprese: Simple, Elegant, Refreshing, Delicious

INSALATA CAPRESE: THE ENDURING STYLE OF ITALIAN CUISINE No one can quite say when or where the most famously simple of all salads — the insalata caprese — first appeared on the scene, or the exact origin of when it was named after that beautiful sun-soaked isle of Capri, part of very historic Campania region. … Read more