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Pleasanton’s cheese and charcuterie expert has a new storefront — with wine

With all that Insta eye candy — wooden boards piled high with cheese, meat, fruit, chocolate –what’s a board lover with no building skills to do?. If you’re in the Tri-Valley, you can take your board envy to Pleasanton, where mother-daughter duo Denise and Kayla Ashtiani have opened a beautiful storefront for their catering business, The Board Room, at 301 Old Bernal Ave.
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Houston father-son duo from ‘Top Chef Family Style’ share their no-bake cheesecake recipe

HOUSTON – Peacock’s ‘Top Chef Family Style,’ is a new reality series where talented young chefs compete with an adult family member for a chance to win $50,000. Missouri City’s father and son duo, Khalil Blue and Willie Blue have sharpened their knives in this competition and are successfully showing off their culinary skills every week on the show combining Willie’s traditional cooking style with 14-year-old Khalil’s creative eye and advanced techniques.
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Marinate Your Cheese, Folks

This simple technique uses staple ingredients to seriously level up your cheese board. We can probably all agree that accompaniments like briny olives and citrusy spreads have a place on the best cheese boards, which succeed with a variety of flavors and textures. But what about marinating cheese itself to make it the herby star of your spread? We’re here to tell you, folks: Marinate your cheese. It ups the excitement of any grazing board or picnic basket, and it’s quite simple to do.
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Why you should NEVER store cheese in cling wrap: French expert reveals the secrets to the perfect platter - and the biggest mistakes people make

A French cheese connoisseur has offered her ultimate guide to all things cheese, ranging from creating the perfect grazing board to the best way to store them. Cheesemonger Aurore Ghigo, who lives in Sydney, said storing cheese correctly in the fridge is 'essential' because it keeps them fresh for as long as possible.

Golden Age Cheese works to revive community from flooding

Golden Age Cheese Co. in Woodhull is just one of many buildings impacted by the flood waters. Their comeback packs are helping them recover from the damage, filled with various cheese products over five months, with a portion of the money made from the packs going into a community rebuild fund.

TRUFF Announced Its First-ever Pizza Collaboration

Expanding beyond its luxury truffle-infused pantry staples, TRUFF has now announced its first-ever pizza collaboration. Partnering with Gopuff, the go-to delivery solution for consumers’ everyday needs, the duo has crafted a series of different pizza varieties available in select cities across the United States. Exclusively available via Gopuff’s made-to-order fresh...

Evidence of Ancient Beer and Blue Cheese Consumption Discovered

We’re not surprised that researchers discovered that Iron Age miners were drinking beer 2,700 years ago. But Blue cheese? Who knew they had such a refined palette?. Scientists in Austria have uncovered some interesting findings about the drinking and eating habits of Iron Age Europeans. And according to a recent study published in Current Biology, that research involved digging into paleofeces (that’s right, ancient poop).

New National Corvette Museum Eatery Serves Delicious Delicacies

The National Corvette Museum is located in Bowling Green, Kentucky, across from the factory where GM builds the iconic sports car. Owners can even take delivery of their Corvette at the museum, though visitors will have something new to enjoy if they visit again anytime soon. The new Corvette Grill opened this past summer to visitors and diners alike. It replaces the Corvette Café.

Charcuterie Breakfast Board

Elevate your next charcuterie breakfast board with fresh fruit and veggies, soft-boiled eggs, sourdough bread, and Prosciutto di Parma. Plus, try 7 Cozy Breakfast Boards That Won't Derail Your Weight Loss Goals. Ingredients. 1 large avocado, halved, pitted, peeled, and diced. 1 teaspoon lemon juice. ¼ teaspoon salt. 3 eggs,...

45+ Best Cozy Casserole Recipes for an Effortless Dinner

45+ Best Cozy Casserole Recipes for an Effortless Dinner. Whipping up a casserole is typically a fast, cheap, and convenient solution to get dinner on the table—especially when you're hunkered down at home. But they're all too often subjected to processed foods like cans of cream-of-something soups and shredded, waxy cheese. That's a shame, especially when the truth is that healthy casserole recipes are a great opportunity to combine wholesome, belly-shrinking ingredients! Plus, these dishes can be prepared from leftovers, made ahead of time, easily reheated, and adapted to fit any eating style, craving, or mealtime.

Mr. Food: Loaf Pan Mac ‘n’ Cheese

Our Loaf Pan Mac ‘n’ Cheese is a unique way to serve macaroni and cheese to your family. Since it’s baked in a loaf pan, all you have to do is slice and serve. Everyone in the family is going to love this ooey-gooey-cheesy dinner that’s loaded with hot dog pieces. In fact, don’t be surprised if they start cheering, “Hot diggity dog!”
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TRUFF Debuts First-Ever Pizza in Collaboration with Gopuff

"TRUFF's goal has always been to elevate everyday dining experiences and with Gopuff we can expand that pursuit to the on-demand food delivery category," said Nick Ajluni, Co-Founder and Co-CEO of TRUFF. "Our debut pizza line immediately heightens the senses with the vibrant experience of real black truffles. With this partnership, we are excited to elevate the conventions of delivery while offering consumers a new way to enjoy TRUFF."

Chili & Cheese luncheon to kick off WKU Homecoming festivities

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (WBKO) - It is tradition for the Chili & Cheese luncheon to officially get WKU Homecoming festivities underway. The event is set to take place on Thursday, October 28 from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at Montana Grille. The luncheon, sponsored by English Lucas Priest and Owsley...

Instant Pot Lean Pork Street Tacos

4 pounds lean boneless pork roast (center cut or sirloin, cut into 2” chunks) corn tortillas (4 1/2-inch) pickled red onion (optional, for garnish) jalapeno slices (optional, for garnish) queso fresco cheese (crumbled, optional, for garnish) cilantro (optional, for garnish) sliced radishes (optional, for garnish) diced pineapple (optional, for garnish)