Food Pairings

Pairing: Lamborn Bloomers has a crush on the Beet-tini

For whatever reason, many people don’t think about pairing spirits with cheese. Yet, when you consider that the flavor profiles inherent to many white and brown spirits- the floral or piney notes of gin; the herbal aromatics of certain digestifs; the caramel, leather, peat, or butterscotch in bourbon rye, scotch, or whiskey), are similar to …

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In the mood for blue: an inspired NYE wine pairing

2013 has been a big year for Carlton McCoy. In May, he was admitted to the Court of Master Sommeliers, and in July he became The Little Nell’s newest Wine Director. A graduate of the Culinary Institute of America and avid traveler and outdoorsman, Carlton knows his stuff when it comes to wine and cheese. …

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Goat Cheddar Shortbread to serve savory or sweet

  In October, we were honored to be the first cheesemaker to be featured at a Cheesemaker Dinner at Chicago’s Bar Pastoral (which is affiliated with the city’s renowned Pastoral Artisan Cheese shops). Chef Chrissy Camba served up some amazing original dishes using our products, like Lamborn Bloomers with Roasted Squash, Charred Onion, Asian Mesclun, …

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