What's your favorite cheese?

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Postby Mark » Sat Dec 08, 2007 6:56 am

I really like a good white stilton. After the new year I'm going to start making some mold cheeses like brie and blue. I have a book that has an interesting looking recipe for Gouda that's inoculated with Roqueforte.

Anyone else like Cotswolt?
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Postby Hokey Alias » Sat Dec 08, 2007 7:00 am

A couple of years ago I botched up both a blue, and a Cheddar cheese. It was fascinating though, but a bummer to have to wait so long to get results. I haven't tried making cheese since.

I'm lucky enough to be acquaintances with a local dairy farmer who will sell me milk right out of the cow. :)
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Re: What's your favorite cheese?

Postby Microcube » Thu Feb 26, 2009 10:02 am

Favorite Blue:
1st - Roaring 40's blue cheese
2nd - Shropshire Blue

Gouda
Anything 3 years or older and hard enough to bludgeon someone to death with

Cheddar
black diamond Irish cheddar

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Re: What's your favorite cheese?

Postby Brandon » Thu Feb 26, 2009 10:33 am

The big blocks of extra sharp cheddar from Sams club
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Re: What's your favorite cheese?

Postby tookalisten » Thu Feb 26, 2009 5:04 pm

This post was started in July 2005, for some reason that just strikes me as funny... and makes me crave some cheese.
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Re: What's your favorite cheese?

Postby hwasone » Thu Feb 26, 2009 5:09 pm

oh, so many...

aged cheddars...smoked gouda...but i may have to say...

spanish sheep's milk manchego with a nice wine.

whoever said aged provolone, i have some in the fridge...i'll have to grab some olives and have a snack when i get home...
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Re: What's your favorite cheese?

Postby fxdwg3 » Mon Mar 02, 2009 6:06 pm

fxdwg3 wrote:free

I am also partial to smoked gouda and aged blue cheese.
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Re: What's your favorite cheese?

Postby happs01 » Tue Nov 17, 2009 6:39 pm

+1 on the English Stilton. Otherwise a sharp white or yellow cheddar.
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Re: What's your favorite cheese?

Postby Dmac08 » Wed Nov 18, 2009 7:24 am

I love a nice Irish Cheddar
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Re: What's your favorite cheese?

Postby pclemon » Wed Nov 18, 2009 9:57 am

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Re: What's your favorite cheese?

Postby joechinon » Wed Nov 18, 2009 11:55 am

Ste. Maure Chevre from my wife's village in France. Fresh and soft or aged and dry, it just can't be beat .
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Re: What's your favorite cheese?

Postby tigerbuilder81 » Wed Nov 18, 2009 1:20 pm

I'm partial to Feta. I had some a few years ago on a pizza in a cafe on one of the Greek isles. I still remember that meal...

I guess what they say is true...in New Orleans we go out to eat and talk about all of the other great meals we have had...
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Re: What's your favorite cheese?

Postby krizwit » Wed Jun 02, 2010 11:41 am

Aged gouda
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Re: What's your favorite cheese?

Postby Gunny J » Sun Jul 11, 2010 9:31 am

Cabot's - All of 'em...and they make a habenero jack cheese that is awesome
Parmigiano Reggiano - Aged and almost at room temp.
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