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  • The Best Wine And Spirit Pairings With Stilton Cheese

    12/06/2023 1:20:44 PM PST · by Jacquerie · 21 replies
    Forbes ^ | April 15th 2023 | Joseph V Micallef
    Stilton is among the world’s best-known cheeses. An after-dinner stalwart, Stilton pairs brilliantly with a wide assortment of fortified and dry wines. Little wonder that it is nicknamed the “King of Cheeses.” Here’s a quick primer on the history and diversity of England’s Stilton cheeses and the wines and spirits to pair with them. Stilton has two forms. Inoculated with Penicillium roqueforti, a blue variety exhibits the characteristic blue veining and Stilton's traditional smell and taste. There is also an uninoculated white form. The cheese takes its name from the village of Stilton in Cambridgeshire. Ironically, the town is outside...
  • Elderly Man Attempts to Catch Python Near Kallang Bahru Coffee Shop, Gets Bitten

    11/18/2023 6:45:05 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 11 replies
    AsiaOne ^ | NOVEMBER 17, 2023 | Claudia Tan
    In trying to subdue a python and prevent it from potentially hurting others, one man ended up getting bitten by it instead. A python was spotted inside a drain about four to five metres from a coffee shop at Block 66 Kallang Bahru on Thursday (Nov 16) evening, reported Shin Min Daily News. Worried that the python would enter the coffee shop and harm the other patrons, a group of diners decided to try and pull it out of the drain. One of them, a 42-year-old construction worker surnamed Huang, told Shin Min that the group spent about 20 minutes...
  • France is cheesed off with EU camembert packaging rule: Fury as traditional round boxes are 'banned' by recycling law

    11/16/2023 8:14:48 AM PST · by vaskypilot · 28 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | 11/16/2023 | James Callery
    French cheesemakers are furious over an EU packaging rule that could see the round wooden boxes used to contain camembert outlawed. A fierce debate has erupted following the proposal to sync packaging across the bloc with a requirement for it to be recyclable by 2030. Critics have highlighted what they argue would be the prohibitive cost of recycling the wood boxes, which they say are less harmful for the environment than the plastic alternative.
  • NATIONAL NACHOS DAY - November 6

    11/06/2023 12:24:45 PM PST · by Red Badger · 8 replies
    National Day Calendar ^ | November 6, 2023 | Staff
    NATIONAL NACHOS DAY On November 6th, National Nachos Day recognizes the snack favored at sporting events across the country. In their purest form, nachos are tortilla chips covered in nacho cheese, queso or other melted cheese and served with salsa. #NationalNachosDay Where Nachos Began First created sometime around 1943, the popular and loved nachos are of Mexican origin. History tells us that Ignacio "Nacho" Anaya created the original nachos in 1943. According to his son, Nacho was the maître d' at the El Moderno Restaurant in Piedras Negras. One evening after the kitchen staff had left, a group of U.S....
  • Tom Horn has passed.

    10/22/2023 12:09:57 PM PDT · by waterhill · 62 replies
    Good man. Will be missed.
  • Wandering bull moose is captured in downtown Santa Fe, moved to habitat in northern New Mexico

    09/13/2023 2:40:57 PM PDT · by CedarDave · 31 replies
    The Albuquerque Journal ^ | September 13,2023 | AP
    SANTA FE — A wandering bull moose was captured in downtown Santa Fe and relocated to a suitable habitat in northern New Mexico, authorities said Tuesday. State Game and Fish officials and Animal Service Officers for the city said the moose was spotted around 8 a.m. near Fort Marcy Park. Officers set up a perimeter to protect residents and pedestrians in the park, which is a popular walking area. The moose was sedated with a tranquilizer dart and loaded onto a trailer before being evaluated by a state Department of Game and Fish veterinarian and determined to be in good...
  • Italian farmer, 74, crushed to death by thousands of falling parmesan-style cheese wheels

    08/09/2023 1:12:31 PM PDT · by Red Badger · 31 replies
    NY Post ^ | August 7, 2023 5:01pm | By Snejana Farberov
    It’s no gouda. A 74-year-old dairy farmer got creamed during a meltdown at his sprawling cheese warehouse in northern Italy on Sunday night when thousands of wheels of hard parmesan-style formaggio collapsed on top of him. Giacomo Chiapparini, the owner of the eponymous Chiapparini cheese-making company in Lombardy, was killed in the freak accident when giant shelves holding the 90lb wheels of grana padano cheese suddenly buckled. Chiapparini was using a machine to rotate and clean the cheese wheels at various stages of ripening when one of the metal shelves caved, creating a “domino effect,” firefighter Antonio Dusi told the...
  • Man In Italy Killed By 25,000 Cheeses

    08/07/2023 4:30:14 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 43 replies
    EuroWeekly News ^ | 07 August 2023 | John Ensor
    How did 25,000 wheels of Grana Padano Cheese cause the death of a 75-year-old entrepreneur? It has been reported that on Sunday, August 6, a total of 25,000 wheels of Grana Padano cheese fell in the warehouse of a cheese factory in Romano di Lombardia, Bergamo, crushing the owner, 75-year-old farmer Giacomo Chiapparini. The tragic incident unfolded due to the shelving collapse, though the actual causes remain unknown, according to Il Corriere della Citta. The immediate response to the incident saw about twenty fire brigades from the Bergamo command post and the detachments of Romano di Lombardia, Treviglio and Dalmine,...
  • 1,400 pounds of cheese sold in New York may be contaminated with listeria

    07/25/2023 12:05:22 PM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 19 replies
    NY Post ^ | 07/25/2023 | Jane Herz
    1,400 pounds of cheese from Cooperstown Cheese Company, based in Milford, NY, have been recalled due to listeria concerns, the Food and Drug Administration announced Friday. The FDA issued a warning encompassing a number of the company’s cheeses that were purchased, sold and distributed through farmer’s markets, restaurants and retail stores from June 21, 2023 to July 10, 2023, over fears of listeria monocytogenes contamination. No illnesses have been reported as of Friday. Listeria monocytogenes can cause serious infection, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The illness can be especially dangerous for pregnant women, as it affects...
  • Burger King Thailand's Newest Offering Is Made for Cheese Lovers (20 Slices of Cheese)

    07/13/2023 11:55:44 AM PDT · by nickcarraway · 20 replies
    Food and Wine ^ | July 12, 2023 | \Stacey Leasca
    From Taco Bell testing a vegan Crunchwrap to McDonald’s trying out plant-based McNuggets, going meatless is all the rage in the fast food world. And while Burger King's American restaurants have offered Impossible Whoppers for years, a new international product is also getting in on the act. Just not at all in the way you might expect. This week, Burger King Thailand unveiled a meatless burger. No, not a veggie burger. A literal meatless burger known as the “real cheeseburger,” made with 20 slices of American cheese on a bun. And nothing else. The menu item dropped on Sunday, July...
  • Pizza taster? Cheesy new job you’ll probably want

    06/12/2023 11:35:59 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 14 replies ^ | Jun 11, 2023 / 04:25 PM EDT | by: Laura Morrison
    MADISON, Wis. (WJW) — Cheese just tastes good. And now you can apply for an available part-time job that involves tasting cheese and pizza and other dairy items all in the name of research and product development. The University of Wisconsin-Madison’s Center for Dairy Research position is officially called a descriptive sensory panelist. Those who get the job would rate the items tasted, “on the basis of appearance, texture, taste and aroma attributes,” according to the job description. Pizza joints with a cult-like following in NE Ohio Those who want to apply for the $15-an-hour position, need to be available...
  • National Cheese Day – June 4, 2023

    06/04/2023 7:24:01 AM PDT · by Diana in Wisconsin · 35 replies
    National Today Website ^ | June 4, 2023 | National Day Staff
    June 4 is National Cheese Day. Not to be confused with other popular cheese related holidays like grilled cheese day, cheesecake day, or mac and cheese day. This day is in reverence of the queen of all dairy, the big cheese. Cheese and its many varieties are celebrated on National Cheese Day on June 4. History of National Cheese Day Cheese making is an ancient, some might even say sacred, craft. So ancient in fact it predates recorded history. It is speculated that the magic of cheese making began somewhere around 8000BCE shortly after the domestication of animals. Archeological digs...
  • Woman wins annual cheese-rolling race while unconscious

    05/30/2023 11:06:25 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 44 replies
    UPI ^ | MAY 30, 2023 / 12:55 PM | By Ben Hooper
    VIDEO AT LINK............... May 30 (UPI) -- The annual Cooper's Hill Cheese-Rolling race in England featured the winner of one round getting knocked unconscious and only learning of her victory when she woke up in a medical tent. The annual event in Brockworth, near Gloucester, featured multiple rounds of racers stumbling down the steep Cooper's Hill to chase a simulated wheel of double Gloucester cheese to earn a real wheel of cheese as a prize. Delaney Irving, 19, who traveled from Canada to participate in the cheese chase, ran in a women-only round and didn't discover she had won the...
  • Cut the cheese: Hook's Cheese Company slices blocks of 20-year aged cheddar ahead of public sale

    05/09/2023 6:03:50 AM PDT · by Diana in Wisconsin · 21 replies
    Channel 3000 News ^ | May 9, 2023 | Logan Reigstadt
    MINERAL POINT, Wis. -- Cutting the cheese isn't often considered a good thing, but to Tony Hook, it's the culmination of two decades of hard work. On Monday, Hook, the co-owner of Hook's Cheese Company in Mineral Point, cut up a 40-pound block of the company's 20-year aged white cheddar as dozens of community members watched the process unfold. Each batch of cheddar Hook's produces begins with the same recipe, Hook explained, but factors like the feed animals eat and weather conditions can lead to differences in the milk used. "We try to test every vat we make as we...
  • The Only Cheese You Should Ever Use For Authentic Texas Nachos

    If there were ever two foods more made for each other than tortilla chips and melted cheese, aka nachos, we'd like to eat them. Nachos are sublime and the only thing better is Texas nachos. Why? Because so much TLC is taken to ensure each corn chip has the proper amount of refried beans, cheese, and a pickled jalapeno or two. Authentic Texas nachos are all about getting the details just right so every crispy, gooey bite has the same effect on your taste buds. And when it comes to the absolute type of cheese you use to sprinkle on...

    04/17/2023 9:09:24 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 9 replies
    National Day Calendar ^ | April 17, 2023 | Staff
    (Last Updated On: April 13, 2023) NATIONAL CHEESEBALL DAY April 17th kicks off National Cheeseball Day and recognizes a party food that can sometimes be the centerpiece of a spread. You can choose from two ways to celebrate, too! Or plan your party and serve both! #NationalCheeseballDay A cheese spread comes in the shape of a ball served with crackers, most often around Christmas in the U.S. This cheeseball is commonly made with softened cream cheese and other ingredients. Cheese puffs are a puffed corn snack coated with a mixture of cheese or cheese-flavored powders. Cheese puffs are manufactured by...
  • Yak milk consumption among Mongol Empire elites

    04/13/2023 8:34:42 AM PDT · by SunkenCiv · 11 replies
    University of Michigan ^ | March 31, 2023 | Morgan Sherburne
    By analyzing proteins found within ancient dental calculus, an international team of researchers provides direct evidence for consumption of milk from multiple ruminants, including yak. In addition, they discovered milk and blood proteins associated with both horses and ruminants...The study presents novel protein findings from an elite Mongol Era cemetery with exceptional preservation in the permafrost. This is the first example of yak milk recovered from an archaeological context.Previous research indicates that milk has been a critical resource in Mongolia for more than 5,000 years. While the consumption of cattle, sheep, goat and even horse milk have securely been dated,...
  • Neolithic Farmers Processed Cow, Goat and Sheep Milk

    04/13/2023 8:27:41 AM PDT · by SunkenCiv · 6 replies
    Heritage Daily ^ | April 6, 2023 | Markus Milligan
    ...This conclusion was drawn from an analysis of residues found in clay vessels discovered in the Kujawy-Pomerania Province...In 2016, while conducting rescue excavations in the vicinity of the village of Sławęcinek (Kujawy-Pomerania), archaeologists discovered ceramic vessels in a Late Neolithic layer (approximately 3650-3100 years ago). The excavation also revealed traces of a small settlement that included four houses, wells, and burial sites.To investigate the vessels and the deposits on their surface, the researchers utilized a multi-stranded proteomic and lipid-analysis. By comparing proteomic data, it is possible to directly identify cheesemaking and other dairy processing methods that enrich curds by examining...

    04/12/2023 5:29:17 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 57 replies
    National Day Calendar ^ | April 12, 2023 | Staff
    (Last Updated On: April 7, 2023) NATIONAL GRILLED CHEESE SANDWICH DAY Each year, National Grilled Cheese Sandwich Day on April 12th recognizes one of the top comfort foods in the United States. Why wouldn’t it be when we’re talking about bread grilled to perfection, and warm, gooey, melted cheese. #GrilledCheeseSandwichDay According to food historians, many cultures around the world have enjoyed cooked bread and cheese since ancient times. The United States modern version of the grilled cheese sandwich originated in the 1920s. As sliced bread and American cheese became easily available, Americans began making open-faced grilled cheese sandwiches. United States...

    04/12/2023 5:24:30 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 25 replies ^ | APRIL 12, 2023 | Ethan Huff
    Chinese researchers have developed a new oral Wuhan coronavirus (Covid-19) “vaccine” for cows that causes the animals to produce mRNA poisons right in their milk. Citing claims that covid is still allegedly presenting “numerous challenges to global health,” the Chinese scientists came up with a new way to vaccinate people via the food supply. Their paper explains that the oral mRNA vaccine is based on “bovine milk-derived exosomes,” or milk-exos, that encode the SARS-CoV-2 receptor-derived binding domain (RBD) as an immunogen. They found that RBD mRNA delivered through milk-derived exosomes is capable of producing secreted RBD peptide in 293 cells...