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Old 08-19-2012, 12:51 PM   #1
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Bluevein Cheese

Photocourtesy: Consejo Regulador Cabrales, Asturias, Spain.

Asturian Cabrales, Gorgonzola and Roquefort are my fave blues, and we enjoy them most as follows:

1. salads
2. international cheese platters with crackers & breadsticks
3. baked pastas

How do you enjoy your blue vein cheeses ? Which varieties do you like ?

Look forward to your replies.
Margi.

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Old 08-19-2012, 05:04 PM   #2
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My favorite is Moody Blue Smoked Blue Cheese
Roth Käse
I also like Gorgonzola Mountain (Piccante) and Pont Reyes.
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Old 08-19-2012, 06:26 PM   #3
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I must admit I do like blue vein cheese..I enjoy it with crackers and wine
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I must admit I do like blue vein cheese..I enjoy it with crackers and wine
Everything tastes better with wine!
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I must admit I do like blue vein cheese..I enjoy it with crackers and wine
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Everything tastes better with wine!
Actually beer pairs better with cheese than wine does. Maytag Blue is the best here in the US, on par with the best in the world.
Is it only a coincidence that Frederick Louis “Fritz” Maytag III (born December 9, 1937 in Newton, Iowa) is the former owner of Anchor Brewing Company in San Francisco and is Chairman of the Board of the Maytag Dairy Farms (maker of Maytag Blue cheese )
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Actually beer pairs better with cheese than wine does. Maytag Blue is the best here in the US, on par with the best in the world.
Is it only a coincidence that Frederick Louis “Fritz” Maytag III (born December 9, 1937 in Newton, Iowa) is the former owner of Anchor Brewing Company in San Francisco and is Chairman of the Board of the Maytag Dairy Farms (maker of Maytag Blue cheese )
Too bad I don't drink beer - I'd like to try it with various cheeses. I'm not wild about Maytag Blue - I prefer other blue cheeses, such as Point Reyes, Moody Blue, etc.
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Great topic Margi Cintrano and I must say, I am Sweetie go crazy when we received an order of Stilton.
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Semi Sweet Portuguese Port & Blue Cheese

In my opinion, bluevein cheeses pair most exemplary with Portuguese or Sardinian Port or Semi Sweet Moscatel or Valle D´Aosta Spumantes or Semi Sweet Cavas and for Cabrales Blue, from Cabrales, Asturias, Spain; the land of apple cider, Sidra ( cider ) Natural or Sidra Champoinese Style ...

Once in awhile I like an ice cold black beer with Mexican cuisine, or a German black, St. Paulie Girl with Swiss or German sausages, however, in all honesty, I prefer wines, sparkling wines, cider and brandies & cordials.

Was raised by a French lady and Italian gentleman ... wine culture ...

All my best regards.

Thanks for all the feedback.
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Maytag blue is my favorite but I love all but the really musty blue cheeses.

On baguette slices with sliced apples and a good white wine.
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Mmmmmmmmmmmmmm, blue cheese is a favorite!
I don't like the way it melts, as it tends to break and the cheese grease seeps out, so I usually have it uncooked in some way.
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