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Giving Cheese a Sweet Side

Tuesday, December 3, 2013

Cheddar cheese with apple pie is an American classic, but why? Laura Werlin, author of several books, including The All American Cheese and Wine Book and Cheese Essentials, noted that the habit of pairing savory cheese with sweet accompaniments like jams, honeys, or chutneys gives you the classic savory and sweet contrast that people love in dishes such as ham with pineapple or duck with orange sauce.

Want to try this for yourself? You don’t want to just plop a dab of the same jelly you use on toast atop cheese; there are a few guidelines you’ll want to keep in mind.

Holiday Cheese Picks

Merritt Steidl, deli category analyst
Tuesday, December 4, 2012

Tis the season for holiday cheese! Specialty cheese is elegant, festive, and a delicious addition to any party. And, with so many options to choose from, there is something to please every crowd. Here are a few of my favorite cheese-based appetizer ideas for the year. Enjoy!

Scrumptious Holiday Treats Await at Your Lunds and Byerly’s

by Molly Ledin, food experience manager
Wednesday, November 30, 2011

Holidays are a time for giving…and eating. At Lunds and Byerly’s, we combine the two by giving you samples of our delicious holiday goods! Each year, we take pride in showcasing our favorite holiday foods and answering your trickiest holiday questions.

Be sure to make plans to visit our Holiday Open House, Saturday, Dec. 3 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. and sample our very best! Caribou Coffee will be hot and waiting for you to enjoy while you nibble your way through holiday delights.

One of the items we’ll be sampling is our Lunds and Byerly’s Brie. It’s quite possibly our favorite holiday dish and one of the best deals this holiday season because it’s so versatile. From serving as-is, to adding a simple sweet or savory topping, to baking it and releasing the ooey gooeyness, it’s simply delicious!

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