Cheese Grotto™Journal

[Video] Build a Cheese Board Like An American.

[Video] Build a Cheese Board Like An American.

  American cheese has always been associated with industrial cheese: highly processed with milk and curd pooled from hundreds of dairy farms.  Our...

My Guide to Pairing Cheese and Chocolate. You're welcome.

My Guide to Pairing Cheese and Chocolate. You're welcome.

Featured in photo above: Milène Jardine Harvey Wallbanger chocolate truffle and Délice de Bourgogne triple cream cow's milk cheese. Cheese and Cho...

Savory Dutch Baby Pancake with Mushrooms, Spinach, and Bayley Hazen Blue Cheese

Savory Dutch Baby Pancake with Mushrooms, Spinach, and Bayley Hazen Blue Cheese

The secret to a savory dutch baby pancake is lots and lots of fresh cracked pepper.  It is also one of those recipes that can be easily whipped up...

Caramelized Pear and Blue Cheesecake with an Almond-Walnut Florentine Crust

Caramelized Pear and Blue Cheesecake with an Almond-Walnut Florentine Crust

In a bold and daring move, I made cheesecake using blue cheese.  This recipe can go savory or sweet, and can be served as small slivers as an appe...