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Cheese of the Month – Bent River Cheese

Bent River is Alamer Cheese Co.’s flagship cheese, made in the style of Camembert.  Named after the sharp turn of the Minnesota just a few hundred yards from their production site, it is released at five weeks. Over the next six weeks or so, the cheese will ripen to full maturity. During that time, the […]

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Get Ready for National Grilled Cheese Month!

We have serious LOVE for an ooey gooey grilled cheese sandwich, and we couldn’t be any more happy when we heard that the beloved grilled cheese is being celebrated all-month-long in April for  National Grilled Cheese Month! An entire month devoted to reflecting on the wonder that is two slices of buttered bread with cheese […]

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Chèvres by Salt Spring Cheese Co.

Our Cheese Team is always on the lookout for new and exciting items to bring to our customers. We recently discovered the decadent, delicious (and beautiful, I might add) Chèvre produced by Salt Spring Island Cheese Company. Established in 1996, Salt Spring Island Cheese Co. cheeses have been handmade using traditional methods and high quality […]

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Central Coast Creamery

Discover some of our favorite cheeses produced by Central Coast Creamery. They are committed to using local California milk from animals not treated with hormones. All of their cheeses are made in small batches with an uncompromising attention to detail so that our cheeses consistently deliver an unparalleled tasting experience. Central Coast Creamery specializes in […]

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Third Annual Say Cheese!

If you love cheese, then you are in for a treat! Today marks the start of our third annual “Say Cheese” celebration of everything cheese. Queso, Formaggio, Kase, Fromage, Ost, and Kaas – no matter which language you speak, we are all talking cheese! Cheese is produced in every continent of the world and made […]

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Featured Cheese – Sottocenere with Truffles

Rich, creamy, and flecked with black truffle throughout, Sottocenere is a top pick amongst us cheese lovers at Bristol Farms. With just the right amount of fine truffles, it’ll appeal to the truffle-lover in all of us. Sottocenere has intense savory notes with incredible pungency, ranging from pleasantly aromatic to slightly overpowering. Infused not only […]

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Cheese of the Month –
Black Diamond 5-Year Cheddar

At five years of age, Black Diamond Cheddar cheese’s salts form into small, crunchy grains that give the cheese a rich, crumbly texture. This texture, in combination with the cheese’s remarkably complex flavor and trademark sharpness, makes Black Diamond 5-year Cheddar a high quality specialty cheese that aged Cheddar connoisseurs love. Indulge yourself and try […]

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It’s Time to Pear Up for the Holidays!

It’s fall and pears are at their peak in ripeness, sweetness, and flavor! Often enjoyed on their own, did you know every pear variety can match up beautifully with cheese and wine? Each pear variety is unique in its texture and taste, so to make a successful match, you truly have to know the personality […]

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Cheese of the Month –
Rogue Creamery Caveman Blue

This month’s Cheese of the Month shines a spotlight on one of Rogue Creamery’s most distinctive blue cheeses – Caveman Blue. This cheese is rich, balanced, and robust due to its surface ripening. It’s sweet and fruity with vanilla tines and earthy notes. It’s a savory cheese with no tang at all – very smooth […]

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Cheese of the Month – The Red Witch

Mrs. Zuehlke, an avid cheese lover, is behind the creation of The Red Witch raw milk Alpine cheese. Each February, Carnevale is celebrated by many countries all over the world immediately before the Christian season of Lent. People celebrate by dressing in costume, attending street parties, and enjoying lots of great food and drink. Mrs. […]

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