American Cheese Month!

October 12, 2011 § Leave a comment

I saw this on the kitchn and had to repost. It’s American cheese month!

Why should you care?

If you live in the New York or Seattle, you have very good reason to. With a $10 donation for a cheese passport, you get 40% off your purchase of American cheeses every day this month. YUM!

List of Participating Retailers 

So what if you’re lactose intolerant?

According to the NIH (National Institutes of Health), it seems that most ethnicities may be affected.

Lactose intolerance is a common condition that is more likely to occur in adulthood, with a higher incidence in older adults. Some ethnic and racial populations are more affected than others, including African Americans, Hispanic Americans, American Indians, and Asian Americans. The condition is least common among Americans of northern European descent.

However, in my experience, your body may be able to tolerate milks from different animals (goat, sheep, buffalo) and/or raw milk cheeses.

There is a surprisingly wide range to choose from. “At the 2011 Annual¬†American Cheese Society¬†Competition, over 1,600 American artisan cheeses were entered!” –American Cheese Education Foundation

If you love cheese or just curious, this is definitely the month to give it a try!

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Woah! Cheese Pencils

July 22, 2011 § 3 Comments

image taken from Tessie

image taken from Korefe

Ever need a sprinkle of cheese? Bring these pencils along for fresh shaved cheese with Truffle, Pesto or Chili at the center. Portion sizes and sharpener included. Too bad they’re sold out!

Check out more cool packaging from THE DELI GARAGE.

Below are images taken from their site. A few more things that I would love to have.

Lemon, Chili and Rosemary Olive Oil

Oil Change from THE DELI GARAGE

Cinnamon and Chocolate Honey

Tubenhonig from THE DELI GARAGE

 

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