Loire Valley wines are excellent for both drinking by themselves as well as perfectly designed for the bounty of fresh foods this time of year offers.
Meet the 'Best of the Fest' from Pastoral's Artisan Producer Festival!
Last December, one lucky cheesemonger got to visit Uplands Cheese Company in Dodgeville, WI to make Rush Creek Reserve with one of the country's most respected cheese makers.
Pastoral Cheesemonger extraordinaire Lisa Futterman takes us on a tour of how Chicago Restaurants are using this creamy creation.
A trio of delights come together for Valentine's Day
Meatless Monday Recipe
Meatless Monday is a newfound tradition amongst many home cooks, who have pledged to go meatless one day a week. Today, we present to you a veggie-rific dish that can be served as a delicious side dish or a light and tasty...
Learn how thriving pastures and happy animals lead to the making of great cheese.
Warm your house and your belly with a Fondue made with some of Pastoral's favorite Melting Cheeses!
We're pleased to introduce our Winter Classes Program in February with TWO great offerings!
Pastoral hosts classes at our locations in Lakeview on Tuesdays and in the Loop on Saturdays . They run for approximately 90 minutes and range in price....
Staff Picks: Top 5 Holiday Must Haves!
During the holidays, the wide variety of gift options can be daunting. Let Pastoral make it easy for you: we've rounded up the Staff Picks for the Top 5 Must Haves this Holiday Season! Our staff is dedicated...
Thank you for helping to make American Cheese Month a huge success! We raised $1500 for the Daphne Zepos Teaching Award and are so grateful for all of your support.
In our continuing celebrations for American Cheese Month, our cheesemongers are revealing some of their favorite cheeses. Today, Rachel praises Flagsheep from Beecher's Handmade Cheese.
In our continuing celebrations for American Cheese Month, our cheesemongers are revealing some of their favorite cheeses. Today, Geordan gushes about the beloved Cypress Grove creation, Humboldt Fog.
In our continuing celebrations for American Cheese Month, our cheesemongers are revealing some of their favorite cheeses. Today, Pat discusses Vermont's Winnimere from Jasper Hill.