December 2016 Cheese And More~


chocolate-stout-cheddarChocolate Stout Cheddar

Made by the Award Winning, Rogue Creamery, this cheddar is bathed in Rogue Ale’s Chocolate Stout before being pressed.  The flavors are savory and tangy  tempered by the sweeter chocolate and coffee flavors of the stout. A great addition of any holiday food platter. 




Orandi ARYA Pistachios

Prized for its unique flavor and vibrant kiwi and pomegranate color, the Arya pistachio has complex flavors with notes of aromatic rose and Meyer lemon. The quintessential Persian-style pistachio~ very different tasting than your average nut!



haute-fudge-sauces-2Haute Fudge

Wowza~Is this ever our favorite Hot Fudge Sauce! Deep, Dark, Smooth, Rich & Creamy, Velvety, with a perfect finish. Straight out of the jar, for you die-hards, or spooned onto anything! Come in for a taste and find out for yourself- Spectacular!




Napa Cakes Panfortepanaforte-3

Back by popular demand, these hand made cakes are packed with raisins, apricots, hazelnuts, almonds, and aromatic spices. It is  a perfect snack, great served with tea and the absolute best enjoyed with cheese.




Red Hawk

Cowgirl Creamery’s triple-cream, washed-rind, fully-flavored Red Hawk is made from organic cow’s milk. Washed with a brine solution that tints the rind a sunset red-orange, Red Hawk has claimed numerous Best-In-Show awards at the American Cheese Society’s Annual Conferences.


unknown-2Blue Chair Plum Jam

The Blue Chair Fruit Co. has redefined preserving through their distinctive brand of modern nostalgia and exacting approach to fruit and flavors. Their plum jam is a fall/winter seasonal favorite that is a  perfect pairing for cheese, on toast, mixed in with Kefir or plain yogurt or shared with your favorite nut butter.




Spicy Green Olive Tapenade

This Provençal spread includes finely chopped olives along with aromatic herbs and olive oil.  It is sensational when spooned over grilled beef or fish, tossed with pasta, alongside cheese and salami, or served with crusty bread. WOW is this tasty!



Devil’s Gulch

Cowgirl Creamery’s winter seasonal cheese is a bloomy rind cheese that starts with organic milk and is dusted with a mixture of sweet and spicy ground heirloom peppers. This cheese is  bright and sweet-spice tempered by the rich creaminess of the paste. Perfect for the Holidays.


unknownNoci Bella Plain and Chocolate Dipped

An antioxidant-rich (and luxurious) walnut terrazzo, handcrafted simply in California with honey, maple syrup, and sea salt. Pairs deliciously with cheese and fruits, a special snack with tea, and makes the perfect gift. Plus, with all of the walnuts, it is ULTRA Healthy for You!  It is addictive and is our new favorite product!




ColoRouge sports a warm orange rind shot with clouds of white. During its two week aging process, each cheese is massaged to encourage the golden color and to develop flavor within the cheese.  ColoRouge is buttery and luscious and as it ages, it becomes quite spicy and complex. An American Cheese Society’s Gold Medal Winner.



Browned Butter Caramel Sauce

This caramel sauce is lusciously gooey and rich with the added complexity of browned sweet cream butter. We can’t sing the praises of this sauce enough!!!. It is one of our New Favorites. Actually..Their entire line of Dessert Sauces are to die for!! 



Creminelli Salame

Salame al Tartufo has a delicate earthy aroma working magic with the all-natural pork and simple spice blend. Creminelli’s Tartufo has been a finalist for two national food awards.

Salame Casalingo, translated as “house salami”, is well-known for its simple and natural ingredients. A small quantity of salt, pepper, and spice is all that is needed to enhance the remarkable quality of the pork. It does not have a strong, overbearing taste, and this is the secret of its success: sweetness and simplicity.



Tuscan Table Olives

McEvoy Ranch is a California grower renowned for its award winning olive oils.  This crisp and flavorful blend of organically grown Tuscan Olives, are brine cured with a splash of red wine vinegar. Perfect with cheese and a glass of wine.