Food Discovery

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Origins Dubliner cheese? Never heard of it. All the more reason to try! The packaging says “aged cheese with a distinctive taste and a natural hint of sweetness.” I’m pretty excited about the distinct taste part. This Dubliner cheese is made from grass-fed cows milk and distributed by Kerrygold, an […]

Dubliner Cheese Review – Cheese a Week #9

juusto cheese feature picture
Origins Juusto cheese (pronounced hoosto) is Finnish bread cheese, also called juustoleipä, leipäjuusto, or ostbrod cheese. It is actually baked when it is made which gives the top and bottom a nice caramelized brown color. Originally it was made with reindeer’s milk but now is commonly made with cow’s milk. […]

Juusto Cheese Review – Cheese a Week #8

This week I’m trying Emmentaler cheese, also sometimes called Emmental cheese or Emmenthal cheese. I got this one from Pick ‘n Save. Yup, that’s right. This particular Pick ‘n Save has quite a nice selection of artisan cheeses. I guess that’s kind of expected at grocery stores here in Wisconsin […]

Emmental Cheese Review – Cheese a Week #7

benedictine cheese review - cheese a week #6
Benedictine! That’s the cheese I’m tasting this week. I have no idea what it is and why it has an exclamation point after it. But, it sounds like its got enthusiasm and I like enthusiastic foods. This is another cheese I bought from the famous Brennan’s Market in Brookfield, WI. […]

Benedictine Cheese Review – Cheese a Week #6

This week I’m trying a cheese I never heard of. It’s butterkäse, which literally means “butter cheese” in German. If you want to be fancy you can pronounce it like a German and say “bootakayza.” But, like most other foreign words I know, I’m going to slaughter it and pronounce […]

Butterkäse Cheese Review – Cheese a Week #5

fontina cheese sliced up - featured image
Ok nothing too far off the beaten path this week again…Don’t worry I promise I’ll get into some cheeses you’ve never heard of soon. This week, though, I’m trying a Fontina cheese also made by Weyauwega Star Dairy. This is the same producer as the Baby Swiss I had in […]

Fontina Cheese Review – Cheese a Week #4

baby swiss cheese
We’re all familiar with American Swiss cheese. We put it on Reubens, ham sandwiches, and all sorts of things. But there’s a special type of American Swiss cheese, called baby Swiss cheese that may be more delicious. This week I’m trying a baby Swiss from Weyauwega Star Dairy in Weyauwega, […]

Baby Swiss Cheese Review – Cheese a Week #2