Monthly Recap: February 2024
February may be the shortest month of the year, but this month certainly wasn't short on cheese information and education! We covered a variety of cheesy topics and even launched some new products. Here's a quick recap of everything we discussed this month:
If you wish you liked blue cheese but it's a bit too intense for you, there's no reason to feel blue! Try these monger-approved pairings to help make blue cheese more approachable and enjoyable. Plus, we included a brief history of blue cheese, and some stellar serving and storage tips.
It's true - good cheese isn't cheap. But do you know why? Read our blog post that breaks down a cheese's journey from farm to cave to boat to cheese shop, and helps foster a better understanding of and appreciation for cheese that is absolutely worth the price tag.
Need a unique gift idea for your special someone? While Valentine's Day may have passed, Tête de Moine rosettes are always a good alternative to roses for any occasion. Learn more about this historic Swiss cheese and how to serve it in this blog post.
What is rennet, and what does it have to do with nursery rhymes? Check out this blog post that explains why rennet is so important to the cheesemaking process, and how to discuss rennet with your cheesemonger to select the cheese that is right for you.
And finally, it's a Leap Year, so it's time to Leap into something new the next time you visit the cheese shop. This blog post outlines some of the most popular cheeses that customers ask for, and what you should ask for if you want to try something new. Remember - your cheesemonger is your friend and your best resource!
Thanks for joining us this month! Check back in March for more cheese serving tips, cheese facts & history, wrapping tutorials, and so much more. And don't forget to follow us on , , , and . If you have any questions or want to suggest a topic for us to cover in the future, please email email@example.com.