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Anyone here like Mascarpone? It's so freakin' GOOD people!
Nope, nope, nope. I use it in tiramisu. But I don't eat tiramisu. Rick does!

I, too, live about 60 miles away from our nearest Trader Joe's. When we go, I try to make it worth my time. But I do love TJ's!
 
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I work near a TJs so sometimes I'll stop by after work on a weekend (figure might as well shop instead of waiting half an hour or more for the next bus) to stock up on Maple Pecan Granola Clusters, candy, and chocolates. I occasionally browse the cheese selection but have never seen a bacon one. Selection may vary among stores.
 

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Anyone here like Mascarpone? It's so freakin' GOOD people!
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As opposed to Al Capone..
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..totally different story there. Plus, he tasted terrible on crackers.
I ate at an Egg Harbor Cafe (I think) last Sunday, and one of the specials that I totally ordered was this challa French toast with mascarpone, strawberries, bananas and nutella. Yum!
 

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I had the bacon cheddar cheese in an omelet... OMG... so good... delish..

May have it again today... and use up the cheese...
 

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I don't think I've ever had feta :think: Does it have a strong taste or smell?
Feta is a good cheese. Good on Pizza or in omelets..hard to explain the flavor-it's rich and crumbly. I add it to my italian salad dressing to give it a Greek twist. so good! In my house we love most cheeses! I prefer a stinky SHARP cheddar. Chabots seriously extra sharp tastes reallly good in home made mac and cheese along with bacon bits n ham cubes...

(runs off to slice up some more cheese)....
 

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Feta is a good cheese. Good on Pizza or in omelets..hard to explain the flavor-it's rich and crumbly. I add it to my italian salad dressing to give it a Greek twist. so good! In my house we love most cheeses! I prefer a stinky SHARP cheddar. Chabots seriously extra sharp tastes reallly good in home made mac and cheese along with bacon bits n ham cubes...

(runs off to slice up some more cheese)....
Feta that comes in crumbles tastes a little different to me than the chunk feta you can buy. If someone has never had feta, I'd vote on the full fat pre-crumbled stuff because it looks nicer, neater, etc. The chunk feta (unless you love feta) can look unappetizing, it's a big ol' block of cheese that's in a watery brine type thing. But so delicious.
Melted pepper jack :yummy::yummy::yummy::yummy: It makes a toasted cheese sandwich that bites back a little. It's a sandwich with spurs :thumbsup:
 

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Something new and funny was in the cheese section at my grocery store today... Taco Bell Shredded Cheese! o_O I thought "How stupid!" So of course I bought two bags to try. :lol: Have you guys seen this? Tasted it?
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Today's store samples were appenzeller cheese and an unlabeled tray of a soft cheese covered in herbs. The appenzeller cheese was good :yummy: I still have cheese from last time, the goat cheese and the cheddar, so I didn't buy any cheese today.
 

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I really haven't branched out too much with cheeses. I like sharp cheddar for my piemento cheese and sandwiches.
 

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I just found this thread. Yum.

... Feta that comes in crumbles tastes a little different to me than the chunk feta you can buy. If someone has never had feta, I'd vote on the full fat pre-crumbled stuff because it looks nicer, neater, etc. The chunk feta (unless you love feta) can look unappetizing, it's a big ol' block of cheese that's in a watery brine type thing. But so delicious.
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I like the sheep's milk feta the best. :drool: Yum!!
 

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I bought more goat gouda today along with a sharp cheddar. There weren't any free samples today :sigh:

Tillamook's my favorite local cheese.

There was a first ever National Cheddar Day on Feb. 13th but I missed it! I'll go eat some cheddar now to celebrate.
 
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This week's cheese special and sample is Sfizio Crotenese. It's pretty good :yummy:
 
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Recent cheese samples were challenhocker and schnebelhorn, both Swiss cheeses. They both tasted the same to me.
 

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Aldi had sparkling wine cheese advertised in their circular. That sounds yummy. :yummy:
We just had a Aldi open here and I like it. I like the prices but they don't carry everything you need. They also just opened a Lidl here yesterday which is an organic store. The two owners of the stores are brothers.
 

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I just love cheese, really I do. . .(said with a Southern accent, it's from an old cartoon. Kind of a family joke).

My favorites are chevre (crumbled in a salad or on crackers) and a good extra-sharp cheddar. I get most of my cheese at Costco. We don't have a Whole Foods or TJ's here so that's about as fancy as it gets without costing too much.
 
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