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Beer and Cheese at Community Beer Company

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Community Beer Company is hosting a Craft Beer & Artisan Cheese Pairing tomorrow, October 20th from 6 to 9pm. They are bringing back Cheesemonger, Ali Cameron, from Prodigal Farms, as she continues her quest to bring together our favorite fermentables: cheese and beer.   Continue reading

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Scardello Offering Cheese and Charcuterie Plates To Go

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With their rising popularity at The Market, Scardello Artisan Cheese is excited to bring to-go versions of their signature cheese and charcuterie plates to the Oak Lawn location. Each Cheese Plate To Go and Charcuterie Plate To Go features an assortment of hand-made delicacies with accompaniments like olives, nuts and dried fruit, and crackers. They are the perfect meal for one or a great snack to share for two.

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Scardello’s Second Location Now Open In Dallas Farmers Market

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Scardello Artisan Cheese will officially open its doors in the Dallas Farmers Market’s The Market, on January 8, 2016. Cheesemonger Rich Rogers, alongside Cheese Enthusiast and Manager Austin Dupree, have secured a prime 400- square-foot, end-cap space inside the Market, a premier space for slinging cheese.

“We are thrilled about the official opening of our Dallas Farmers Market location. While we have always had a great mix of domestic and international cheeses at Oak Lawn, we are excited to focus more intensely on US and Texas producers at The Market. We look forward to working in a new and collaborative environment with some other great purveyors and producers,” said Rich Rogers, proprietor and cheesemonger at Scardello Artisan Cheese.   Continue reading

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A Cheese You Will Love: Cowgirl Creamery’s Mt Tam

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What weighs five ounces, is about an inch and half tall and is no more than five weeks old?  I can only think of one thing, the MT TAM from Cowgirl Creamery. This lush heavy butter fat cheese has a soft and very edible rind, slightly oozy in the center and will make you leap like a lord. Lords do leap quite a bit, and Mt Tam may very well be the reason why.

Cowgirl Creamery’s Mt Tam is arguably the finest example of a triple cream in the United States. It has a rich and buttery flavor with a natural essence of cremini mushrooms, a certain nuttiness from the aging, topped with a delicious lemony finish that pairs ever so wonderfully with your favorite bubbles. It is a festive cheese and it clings to a festive wine. But do not fear pairing with whatever works for you.

In the past few weeks we have enjoyed the cheese with a delicious 2010 Pinot Noir from MacMurray, and more recently with a Malbec. The Malbec had an assist from particularly beautiful and plump blackberries, which were on the sour side but played well into the hands of the wine and cheese combination. The MacMurray pairs well with most anything.   Continue reading

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Beer and Cheese Pairing at Community Beer Co. March 26th

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Community Beer Company welcomes Cheesemonger, Ali Morgan, from Rare Edibles, as she continues her quest to bring together our favorite fermentables: cheese and beer!

At the event they will feature four select craft brews, each paired with a complimentary and contrasting cheese with descriptions of taste profiles and styles from brewers and industry experts. That’s four beers, eight cheeses for only $30.  Come hang out at the brewery and kick it as they explore the melange of flavors that have been enjoyed communally for thousands of years. This event will sell out fast, so grab your tickets today.   Continue reading

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Scardello Cheese Update

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The news came out recently that Scardello is working on an expansion project at the new Dallas Farmers Market and will be part of the indoor shopping and dining experience called The Market (formerly known as Shed 2).

There are loads of great vendors that will make coming to the Farmer’s market a great experience. After grabbing fresh, local produce at The Shed (the Farmers Market’s outdoor area) you’ll be able to come into The Market for spices, fish and meats, soup stocks and even grab a coffee or Italian pastries and of course, cheese.   Continue reading

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Scardello Announces New Cheese Classes For January

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Our favorite cheesemonger just announced some exciting news, and it could possibly be your answer for that last minute gift for the holidays. Scardello has a new line up of classes for January. These classes sell out quickly, so you will want to act fast. A few of these are very limited.

If you are unfamiliar with Scardello, they are located on the northwest corner of Oak Lawn and Lemmon in Dallas. Scardello is the place for interesting cheeses, all of which you may sample before purchase. They carry a hefty supply of local artisan cheeses, and have a wall of wine to pair with your cheese of choice. Also look for gift boxes and a cheese of the month club that can be shipped anywhere. Check them out onlineContinue reading

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