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Coffee and Cheese: Turning Fantasy into Reality Part 2 – Espresso BellaVitano

Espresso BellaVitano photo courtesy of Sartori Company

Espresso BellaVitano photo courtesy of Sartori Company

As I mentioned in yesterday’s post,  coffee and cheese have been a favorite flavor fantasy formula since early childhood. It just seemed right that the nutty, sweet, bitter smells and tastes would fit perfectly together.  I imagined they would, only I was still a kid and coffee had yet to become my morning nectar from the Gods. Two cheesemakers obviously felt the same.

We continue the tasting from yesterday with Part 2- Espresso BellaVitano Continue reading

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Panko Crusted Cheesy Risotto Balls Had Me At Hello

It is rare that I fall in love with food at first bite. Sure I have loved meals from time to time, raved about them to my friends and family, even made pals with the chef just so I could order a particular special dish off menu whenever I wanted. All that being said, only one item has ever brought me to the point of obsession and that is the Cheesy Risotto Balls from the Whole Foods in Ann Arbor, Michigan.

It’s crazy, I know, but these delectable delights had me at hello and never let go. The perfect balance of Parmesan cheese and creamy risotto would render me speechless. Then, to my horror, they were gone. Months went by with the same excuse that my food favorite had been a seasonal item and would possibly be back in the fall. What is seasonal about risotto, cheese, and panko breadcrumbs? I decided to do the unthinkable…make them myself. Continue reading

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Iron Chef Michael Symon gets cheesy in Wisconsin

As if hosting two new shows (Food Feuds and Cook Like an Iron Chef), competing on Iron Chef America, and running five restaurants in both Cleveland and Detroit wasn’t enough, Michael Symon is diving into a project with Wisconsin Cheese. Continue reading

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