Napa winemaker Samantha Sheehan (Poe Wines, Ultraviolet, and Mommenpop) asked our Managing Director Amanda about cheese pairings, sustainability at Cowgirl, and her most memorable meals over a sunset spritz in Point Reyes.
We teamed up with our friends at The Real Dill to create this over-the-top grilled cheese recipe, made with their pickle-infused Bloody Mary Mix and Habanero Horseradish Dill Pickles. Loaded with our organic, meltable Wagon Wheel Cheese and herbed Fromage Blanc and crusted with Bloody Mary Spice, this decadent grilled cheese is spicy, savory, oozy, and deeply satisfying.
In celebration of l'heure de l'apéro (cocktail hour), we caught up with fashion designer and author of "A Table: Recipes for Cooking and Eating the French Way" to chat about hosting, entertaining with cheese, and the secrets to the French bar and table.
Calling Bay Area Bakers! Cowgirl Creamery wants to help you bake funds for social justice. Learn more about how you can get some of organic cheeses to help with the next Bakers Against Racism campaign: "In Adversity We Bloom."
We are sad to close a chapter in Cowgirls’ history as we bid farewell to our shop and cafe at San Francisco’s iconic Ferry Building. We are also grateful to have been part of this community, and to have welcomed visitors there for nearly two decades. In honor of our time at the Ferry Building, Cowgirl’s Managing Director Amanda Parker shares her own memories of the building, and speaks of what’s to come.
2020 was a rollercoaster, but we're grateful for the health and safety of our team, the support of our incredible customers, and of course, plenty of delicious, organic cheese. Cowgirl Creamery's Managing Director Amanda Parker reflects on a tumultuous year in her latest Food for Thought.
Mt Tam won big at the recent 2021 Good Food Awards! We're thrilled to showcase the exceptional organic milk of our pasture-based dairy partners, transforming California sunshine in our beloved Mt Tam. Check out all the winners at the link (Hop Along and Inverness were also finalists), and ask for Mt Tam from your favorite local cheesemonger.
Our pioneering cofounders announced their official retirement this month, cementing a legacy of organic cheesemaking, environmental stewardship, and sharing extraordinary food with our community.
Over 6 months ago, we decided to give back to our friends and neighbors California artisan cheese industry–a community that has nourished and inspired us for all these years. At year's end, we've tallied over $20k in donations to the California Artisan Cheese Guild through our Good Neighbors: Victory Cheese Box, supporting artisan and small-scale cheesemakers in our home state. Thank you to all of you who made it possible: gifting and enjoying terrific California cheese for a good cause.
It's an unusual holiday season, but a smaller gathering doesn't have to be short on cheer. We asked Amanda, Cowgirl Creamery Managing Director, about her family holiday traditions, and she shared her Grandma Flo's iconic Cherry Jello Salad (improved with a dollop of our crème fraîche, of course). Check out our latest blog post to hear Amanda's reflections on Christmas cheese, her dad's favorite romcom, and 50s era desserts.