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Mt Tam, Prosciutto, and Fig Jam Crostini

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Quality ingredients make all the difference: artisan prosciutto, homemade jam with fresh figs, sourdough baguette, and our triple cream organic Mt Tam. These tam, ham, and jam crostini are the appetizers you NEED on your holiday menu.

Red Hawk Potato Gratin

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Red Hawk is more than just a table cheese. We love adding wedges to this classic potato gratin. With a bit of heat and lots of cream, its funky flavor softens into something complex, but still cozy. This cheesy, creamy, bubbling dish is a brilliant side for this holiday season. 

The California Artisan Cheese Guild: A Brief Retrospective

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Our Co-Founder Sue reflects on the recent history of artisan cheesemaking in California, and the creation of the California Artisan Cheese Guild. A grassroots organization of cheesemakers, retailers, farmers, and advocates, the California Artisan Cheese Guild provides essential marketing and education resources to our precious cheesemakers.

Meet the Cheesemonger: Mel Slack from our Ecommerce Department

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Meet Mel, virtual cheesemonger par excellence. As our Corporate & Group Gifting Specialist, Mel helps get our organic cheese to homes and offices across the country. Quick with cheesy pun and a clever recipe, Mel is a ray of sunshine during our busy holiday season.

Mushroom Risotto with Mt Tam

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Mt Tam? Mushrooms? Creamy, luxurious risotto? Need we say more? This festive recipe from Lindsey Eats LA is a warming dish that showcases the best characteristics of our beloved organic triple cream cheese.

Jill's Family Potato Latkes

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Happy Hannukah! Our Pt Reyes Sous Chef (and Cheesemonger Invitational Champion) Jill shares her family recipe for Potato Latkes, with a side of Crème Fraîche and freshly chopped herbs to lighten up this comforting holiday dish. Stop by our Creamery Barn Shop & Cantina this weekend (December 11th -13th) for latkes and our organic, artisan cheese.

Cranberry Apple Crumble with Crème Fraîche

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Don't fret! Your leftover cranberries need not go to waste. Transform the vibrant, tart berries into a seasonal dessert with the ingredients in your pantry. Nothing fussy, but a spoonful of Crème Fraîche makes all the difference. 

Cheese 101: Mt Tam Serving Temperature

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It's Tam Time and Caitlin, Cowgirl Creamery Head of Retail & Food Service, takes us through the basics of serving our most popular triple cream cheese. At any age, our organic Mt Tam retains a fudgy core unique to its original recipe.

"Tarte de Tam" with Broccolini & Ham

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This rich, custardy "Tarte de Tam" is an ode to the quiches found in boulangéries across France—buttery, flaky crust encasing rich, eggy custard and bursting with roasted broccolini, black forest ham, and our triple cream, organic Mt Tam. Visit our blog for the full recipe!

Chicken Breast Stuffed with Fromage Blanc, Mushrooms, and Herbs

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Sue's Chicken Breast Stuffed with Fromage Blanc, Mushrooms, and Herbs perfectly suits the brief for a smaller Thanksgiving. Our Organic Fromage Blanc (pictured here) was our very first recipe, and helps keep bone-in, skin on chicken breasts moist while cooking and carries the flavor of the aromatics into the meat.