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Cheese Of The Month Club: Swiss Returns

Achievement: #13. Cheese of the Month Club

We had the pleasure of revisiting some of our favorite Swiss cheeses this month; take a look and maybe get some ideas for your own board. Continue reading

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Cheese Of The Month Club: Top Popular Picks

Achievement: #13. Cheese of the Month Club

We invite you to join us on a cheese journey of epic proportions. Every 2nd Friday of each month, we’ll be reviewing a new set of cheeses available at PennMac in Pittsburgh’s Strip District. First up, the most popular cheeses in the shop! Continue reading

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Cheese Of The Month Club: Almost Famous Cheeses

Achievement: #13. Cheese of the Month

Last month, we did the hard, selfless labor of trying out some delicious cheeses from a range of regions, along with a little charcuterie and choice condiment pairings. We return now to tell you the grueling tale — take a look! Continue reading

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Cheese Of The Month Club: A Trip To Switzerland

Achievement: #13. Cheese of the Month

When it comes to the cheeses of Switzerland, the challenge isn’t how to present them or how to pair them — it’s how to prevent yourself from eating the whole damn shipment in one sitting! (They’re really, really good.) Take a look at how you can best enjoy some of the Swiss at Penn Mac. Continue reading

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Cheese Of The Month Club: In Which We Blue Ourselves

Achievement: #13. Cheese of the Month

One of our favorite monthly features returns with a fierce entry: blue cheeses! Check out some profiles of various blues and what we found they pair best with. Maybe they can inspire a recipe at home! Continue reading

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Cheese Of The Month Club: Some Bloody English

Achievement: #41. Cheese of the Month Club

We finally pick back up with a new Cheese of the Month installment. This time out? Some (weird) cheeses from England! Be a good chap and have a look. Continue reading

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Cheese Of The Month Club: Trying Our Luck With Some Irish

Achievement: #41. Cheese of the Month Club

For the (belated) March installment of Cheese of the Month Club, we sampled some Irish cheeses. Come have a look; maybe you’ll discover a new favorite! Continue reading

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Charcuterie Face-Off, Exhibition Round: Paris 66 Bistro

Achievement: #21. Charcuterie Face-Off | #40. Wildcard #2 - The Great Pittsburgh Blog Swap

For The Great Pittsburgh Blog Swap of 2015, we’re guesting over at Nicky D Cooks, and Erin from the blog, Don’t Forget to Eat! is filling in for us. Erin and her husband tackled one of our favorite achievements by checking out the charcuterie at Paris 66 Bistro. Take a look! Continue reading

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The Commoner Is Anything But Common

Achievement: #21. Charcuterie Face-Off | #44. Kimpton Staycation

Rounding out our trio of Kimpton Staycation posts…on the night we stayed at the Hotel Monaco Pittsburgh, we had a pretty sweet board of cheese and charcuterie at the hotel’s restaurant, The Commoner. Check out the hit parade of cheeses and meats, plus our recommendations! Continue reading

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Cheese Of The Month Club: In Which We Begin Frenching

Achievement: #41. Cheese of the Month Club

We return with another installment of Cheese of the Month Club, this time highlighting some delicious and versatile cheeses from France. Come take a look; maybe you’ll get some ideas for your next friendly get-together! Continue reading

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