More Cheese Please

I love cheese – All different glorious types of cheese.  I love trying new cheese types and new cheese brands. Good cheese is one of my favorite foods!

One of the many perks of my Solixir gig is that I get to hang out at various Whole Foods throughout the week. I love spending time at Whole Foods because there is always something new and fun to try!

Since I started my job with Solixir I have made a few friends at Whole Foods, who are always willing to give me awesome food suggestions, which I take more than willingly! 

My new favorite suggestion from one of my Whole Foods friends is this little gem of a mozzarella cheese log by the Crave Brothers

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This cheese is made by 4 brothers in Wisconsin (near Beloit, where I recently travelled!). Each of the brothers has a different job – one is in charge of Bookkeeping/Feeding, another is in charge of Crop Production/Maintenance, the third brother is the Herd Manager/Personnel Manager and the fourth is the Manager of the Cheese Factory. I think that is such a cool little story!

And for $7.99 for a pound of cheese, that’s a pretty good deal, if you ask me!

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I decided to mix the cheese with equal parts Balsamic Vinegar and EVOO from Newman’s Own. The cheese is just as awesome on its own, but I wanted to add a little something to it!

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Mmmmm…cheese.

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I cut up the cheese in little cubes and put it in my Cali bowl and then topped with the oil and vinegar.

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Kinda looks like tofu here, doesn’t it?

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For me, when there is cheese, there is always wine… and that’s just how I roll.

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I also paired the cheese with some crackers for some CRUNCH!

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Sometimes all you need in life is some good cheese, crackers for crunching, a little wine, and a lot of puppy love!

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Do you have a favorite cheese type or a cheese brand? Share your favorite with me! I need to know what to pick up next during my grocery shopping trip this weekend!

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5 Comments

  • Reply Sara @ RunningInPinkProject August 19, 2010 at 9:00 pm

    That cheese look SO good! (It was nice to meet you btw!!)
    Sara-

  • Reply scargosun August 19, 2010 at 9:08 pm

    It is the simplest things that taste the best. I agree that certain cheeses need a nice cracker crunch. Since WF is my drug, er, grocery store of choice, I am going to have to check that cheese out. 🙂

  • Reply Heather August 19, 2010 at 10:57 pm

    I love cheese too, can't think of specific brands though. I love Stilton, Brie, Fontina, Goat Cheese, Mozzarella…thinking about it makes me hungry!

  • Reply Marilyn @ Lipgloss and Spandex August 19, 2010 at 11:00 pm

    Mmmm. I love mozzarella, especially with some fresh basil 🙂 I love all kinds of cheeses: smoked gouda, Boursin, brie, pepperjack, parmesan… I love to go to Whole Foods and just look at all the cheeses!

  • Reply ladypurpl August 23, 2010 at 4:18 pm

    I love that little Jackson – he's the big cheese! My favorite cheese is Brie though with fig jam on top of a whole grain cracker – yum! I'm a cheese lover too, not many that I don't like.

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