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Archives: July 2011

  1. Pairing of the Week - Harbison & Paul Bouchard et Cie Bourgogne Blanc

    Pairing of the Week - Harbison & Paul Bouchard et Cie Bourgogne Blanc
    THE CHEESE Harbison Region: Vermont Country: United States Milk: Cow Cheese Type: Ripened, Spruce Wrapped Producer: Jasper Hill Creamery Rennet: Animal       Pastoral Fromager Cesar Olivares This cheese kicks off a series of cheeses that we expect to receive from The Cellars at Jasper Hill out in Vermont as a part of their "Conundrum Project." Pastoral is excited...
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  2. Pairing of the Week - Harbison & Paul Bouchard et Cie Bourgogne Blanc

    Pairing of the Week - Harbison & Paul Bouchard et Cie Bourgogne Blanc
    THE CHEESEHarbison Region: Vermont Country: United States Milk: Cow Cheese Type: Ripened, Spruce Wrapped Producer: Jasper Hill Creamery Rennet: Animal       Pastoral Fromager Cesar Olivares This cheese kicks off a series of cheeses that we expect to receive from The Cellars at Jasper Hill out in Vermont as a part of their "Conundrum Project." Pastoral is excited to...
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  3. Happenings in the Lakeview shop: An expanding wine selection

    Happenings in the Lakeview shop: An expanding wine selection
    As Pastoral has grown we've branched out to other Chicago neighborhoods, the Loop and West Loop. More slowly, but surely, we've filled every nook and cranny in our Lakeview shop with just about all the same treasures you'll find at our other stores; meat, mustard, jam, honey, housewares and even the latest in cheese literature all fit into our little...
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  4. Happenings in the Lakeview shop: An expanding wine selection

    Happenings in the Lakeview shop: An expanding wine selection
    As Pastoral has grown we've branched out to other Chicago neighborhoods, the Loop and West Loop. More slowly, but surely, we've filled every nook and cranny in our Lakeview shop with just about all the same treasures you'll find at our other stores; meat, mustard, jam, honey, housewares and even the latest in cheese literature all fit into our little...
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  5. Pairing of the Week - Kentucky Rose and Tilted Smile

    THE CHEESE Kentucky Rose Region: Kentucky Country: United States Milk: Raw Cow Cheese Type: Semi Firm / Blue Innoculated Producer: Kenny's Farmhouse Cheese Rennet: Vegetarian       Pastoral Fromager Cesar Olivares Cheesemaker Kenny Mattingly comes from a family of dairy farmers in Barren County, Kentucky. In the early 1990's, as milk as a commercial commodity had seen a shift...
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  6. Pairing of the Week - Kentucky Rose and Tilted Smile

    THE CHEESE Kentucky Rose Region: Kentucky Country: United States Milk: Raw Cow Cheese Type: Semi Firm / Blue Innoculated Producer: Kenny's Farmhouse Cheese Rennet: Vegetarian       Pastoral Fromager Cesar Olivares Cheesemaker Kenny Mattingly comes from a family of dairy farmers in Barren County, Kentucky. In the early 1990's, as milk as a commercial commodity had seen a shift...
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  7. Bastille Day Celebration in Pictures

    Bastille Day Celebration in Pictures
    If you weren't able to make it to the Chicago French Market last week to celebrate Bastille Day, we've got photos for your viewing pleasure. It's not too late to uncork a bottle of Burgundy, put your favorite Greta Pope record on the turntable, browse through these great shots and plan your next visit to Pastoral! Check out the Photo...
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  8. Bastille Day Celebration in Pictures

    Bastille Day Celebration in Pictures
    If you weren't able to make it to the Chicago French Market last week to celebrate Bastille Day, we've got photos for your viewing pleasure. It's not too late to uncork a bottle of Burgundy, put your favorite Greta Pope record on the turntable, browse through these great shots and plan your next visit to Pastoral! Check out the Photo...
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  9. Pairing of the Week: Bossa & Groffier Passetoutgrain

    THE CHEESE Bossa Region: Missouri Country: United States Milk: Sheep Cheese Type: Washed Rind Producer: Green Dirt Farm Rennet: Animal       Pastoral Fromager Cesar Olivares It's always a bold thing to say BUT Bossa is probably one of my favorite American cheeses this year. Located in the bluffs above the Missouri River Valley and 40 miles northwest of...
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  10. Pairing of the Week: Bossa & Groffier Passetoutgrain

    Pairing of the Week: Bossa & Groffier Passetoutgrain
    THE CHEESE Bossa Region: Missouri Country: United States Milk: Sheep Cheese Type: Washed Rind Producer: Green Dirt Farm Rennet: Animal       Pastoral Fromager Cesar Olivares It's always a bold thing to say BUT Bossa is probably one of my favorite American cheeses this year. Located in the bluffs above the Missouri River Valley and 40 miles northwest of...
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