November is a month for remembrance, celebration, and all things orange. Orange is said to stimulate the appetite, somewhat indicative of the time of year with the onset of the colder weather. Socially, orange and black represent Halloween while orange and brown are synonymous with Thanksgiving.
Blog Archive for November 2011
For me, the cheese was extremely well rounded. With the wine, it is enveloped in a blanket of slightly more concentrated fruit than I expected. I get a bit of red plums and maybe just a hint of blackberry wrapped around a peanut nuttiness. Wait, scratch that. I'm going with dried boiled peanut nuttiness.
Chicago Magazine Features Pastoral's Chocolat et Fromage Gift Box in their Holiday Gift Guide
Cheese & Chocolate get friendly in this collection of confections and curd. Whether your someone special has a sweet tooth or your sibling is a total curd nerd, this gift box has a little something for everyone.
These two together are happily married but the beer certainly wears the pants in the relationship. A little beer and a sizable hunk of cheese will make for the perfect combo. The cheese mellows out the beer, and some subtle fruity notes appear in the beer as well. The beer really brings out the earthiness of the cheese and the two together make the perfect fall segue into November. Turkey Day, here we come.
One of our highlights is certainly our staff trip to Wisconsin. We got to meet a lot of small producers from this big dairy state and get a fantastic idea of where our cheese comes from. And a big part of the fun for us is sharing that experience as best as we can with you!