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From mild to sharp, soft to hard, smoky to stinky, there’s a cheese for everyone and every occasion. Here, you’ll find what’s new, what’s in season, recipes, answers to frequently asked questions and ways to create appetizing cheese boards you’ll be proud to share. Authored by our professionally trained cheese stewards, the bloomy advice they offer is as gouda as it’s going to get.


Cheese Merchandiser

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    From pasture to pasteurization, cheese making requires dedication, skill and passion. Considered a science and an art, it’s something Kala Nyx finds both beautiful and endearing. “I work with amazing products from all over the world – It’s pretty romantic, really,” says the Cheese Merchandiser. Kala learns about many types of cheeses, how they’re made and their history. And there are many emotional connections created in the process, she says.

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Cheese at Willamette

  • Meet Nicole Skinner. Passionate about everything cheese, she is your Willamette Cheese Shop tour guide. When you feel lost among a sea of cheese, she will guide you to the perfect pairing.

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Cheese at West Linn

  • Mary Henderson Cheese BloggerWhether you’re planning a get-together or eyeing an ingredient for your next recipe, West Linn Cheese Steward Mary Henderson has the know-how to help you choose. A forever foodie, Mary blogs about cheese, accompaniments and everything in between.

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Cheese at Ashland

  • Lauren-Delgado-WebPassionate about helping you choose the perfect cheese, Lauren Delgado and Melodie Picard love learning about the people and places that produce the products found at your Ashland Cheese Shop. Stop in for suggestions and check out their blog for their take on our many terrific offerings.

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Cheese at Cedar Mill

  • Celia Meiners-Wilson, Cedar Mill Cheese StewardFriendly and knowledgeable, Cheese Stewards Celia Meiners-Wilson and Alessa Smith make finding a cheese that suits your needs an enjoyable experience. From locally made artisan cheeses to international favorites, the choice is yours. Follow their blog to learn what's new, how-tos and more.

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Cheese Dept. Special

  • Locatelli Pecorino Romano

    Aged a minimum of nine months for a sharp, spicy flavor, it’s excellent grated over pasta or blended into a creamy risotto. SAVE $1 lb

    18.99 lb

    GOOD THRU 11/13 - 11/26/15

The Cheese Blog

  • 27.07.15 Blogs
    melodie-smPerhaps, if Marie Antoinette had said, "Let them eat cheese," things would have ended better for the ill-fa...
  • 22.06.15 Blogs

    Try this easy recipe using the Indian-style cheese paneer. It makes a nice appetizer served with sweet chili or plum sauce; also works as an addition to curries!