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Old 03-11-2012, 02:42 PM   #11
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Princess Fiona: a blue variety !

I have just read the website that you referred to ... interesting, cow variety, sort of a fusion of blues ... a sweet Gorgonzola ... Thanks.

I shall see if the Club Gourmet in El Corte Ingles Supermarket has this ... I like to play with cheeses on a dessert platter with fruit ...

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Old 03-11-2012, 02:46 PM   #12
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Good Evening Fiona,

I have just read ur post and I am very interested in the cheese you have mentioned. I am a cheese-aholic ... Love cheese.

It sounds Italian however, I have not heard of it.

What is the designation of origin, the animal, texture of the interior, the rind, aromas, colors ?

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It was created in the 1900's in Bavaria. It's cow's milk and cream with penicillin injection like is used for Gorgonzola. Kind of a Blue Brie, quite mild and slightly runny. The rind is very like Brie, off white and faintly smells of Bleu. Found it at the club store yesterday, $10 a pound. Tonight will be the first sampling of it warmed. The cold samples were exquisite.
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Old 03-11-2012, 02:56 PM   #13
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Princess Fiona,

Thanks so much. I am going to check out. I love Brie, and I truly like Gorgonzola too. Bavarian blue, I have had here and it is lovely too --- I like a blue on an assorted cheese platter. Thanks so much.

Thanks for providing the post.
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Old 03-11-2012, 02:57 PM   #14
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I am doing a homemade take on gyros. I seasoned ground turkey ( onion, garlic, parsely, lemon juice) and formed into patties and pan fried them. They go into pitas with tomato, cukes, red onion and homemade tzaziki sauce.
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Old 03-11-2012, 05:53 PM   #15
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I've started a pot of chicken soup to soothe my nasty cold. I may add dumplings later.

What's cooking at your place today?
Get well soon Zhizara.

I'll be making something with pork loin. Probably something with a Danish flair.
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Old 03-11-2012, 05:54 PM   #16
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Old 03-11-2012, 06:27 PM   #17
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Corned beef, potatoes, cabbage, cabbage salad (raw shredded cabbage & grated carrot dressed with oil, vinegar and spices) and mustard (Trader Joe whole grain Dijon mustard, Tobasco Hot and Spicy mustard and Gulden’s spicy brown mustard)

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Beef stew in burgundy at our house tonight.

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No clue yet but everyone's dinners are making me hungry.
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Old 03-11-2012, 07:36 PM   #20
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Oh, I guess you figured out it is poultry day! Dave I had to leave your Yorkshire chicken until the next one (in 4 days) because I didn't think it would translate well into a portable dinner.
No, that wouldn't travel well at all.

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Now I have time to think about tomorrow's pork day!
Might I suggest pork chops stuffed with cornbread stuffing and cranberries.


Tonight I have thin-sliced roast beet and gravy on toasted Italian bread, then topped with mashed potatoes and more gravy, and a salad on the side.
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