Nugget stocks more than 400 varieties of cheese. If the very thought of trying to figure out which one pairs best with your ’95 Voignier sends you into a cold sweat, don’t worry: each store has a cheese specialist on site to make selecting a snap. Our cheeses are hand-cut and tasted daily by our cheese specialists to ensure freshness and quality, and we’re always happy to cut you off a sample so you can taste before you buy.
November 1, 2014
…and cheesy on the inside? That would be Montchevre’s goat cheese logs in Cranberry/Cinnamon and Blueberry/Vanilla. These delicious fresh goat’s milk cheese logs are rolled in fruit and spices for an easy and spectacular appetizer. The presentation alone is gorgeous; the vibrant fruit is on the outside so that when you slice the log, it’s pure white in the center surrounded by a ring of jewel-like fruit.Continue reading …
Did you know that cheese is one of the best available sources of calcium and protein, as well as phosphorus? And that it is also full of vital nutrients and minerals? That and it tastes great too! Basically, cheese is a whole load of goodness packed into one scrumptious bite!
When preparing a cheese board, always start with a cheese friendly surface like wood, tile or marble. Don’t forget to buy enough cheese for the occasion, usually 1-1½ ounces per person per cheese. Cheeses are best served in odd numbers (arranged according to flavor) with a common theme, like country of origin or type. Always use separate knives for each cheese, and remember to serve them at room temperature for best flavor.