Saturday, August 1, 2009

Say Cheese



Geez Louise, did you ever see so much cheese?

A huge box arrived at my door yesterday, the size of a television set!
I love when the outside of a box says PERISHABLE!

Inside was enough cheese to feed the neighborhood.

This was my prize for winning the Ile de France cheese recipe contest for my Duck Salad w/ Pears & Goat Cheese Croutons.

I have given most of the cheese away to my neighbors. How much cheese can 2 people eat?

26 comments:

Julia said...

Funny you should ask, "How much cheese can 2 people eat?"

A cheese shop in the Berkshires is offering an all-you-can-eat cheese buffet for $25. Considering the size and cost of epoisse, there is absolutely no chance I could get my money's worth.

Nice to see your neighbors share in your bounty.

Ciao Chow Linda said...

Wow, now that was a lot of cheese! You play nice in sharing. Can you freeze any of it?

T.W. Barritt at Culinary Types said...

You can never have enough cheese on hand! I'm guessing I could go through that haul in a day or two ...

Anonymous said...

Congratulations!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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Lisa said...

Congrats! Mmmmnnn...I wish I was your neighbor.

StaceyEsq said...

Oh, if only we lived a bit closer . . . I'd be right there for a handout! Then again, I'm sure that a lot of those items will last quite a while properly refrigerated. Don't most cheeses have lengthy expiration dates?

Foodie with Little Thyme! said...

Congrats! Can't see what you make with your win.

kat said...

OMG that is cheese heaven!

Kat said...

Geez wish I was an even closer neighbor - teasing!

Congratulations. Looks like it was a fabulous prize that you shared with your neighbors. Here's to even more prizes in your life!

Elra said...

Wow, congratulation dear!
Hmmm, I think I can eat a lot, seriously. I know a lot of people having a hard time to believe me when I say that. But, people who know me, they know how much I can eat, especially cheese. YUM!

Nancy said...

Wow!! That is amazing. Yum. Can't wait to see what you come up with over the next few weeks, working through all that cheese!

doggybloggy said...

YOU WON?! How come I didnt know that...congratulations

Culinary Cory said...

Congrats for winning the contest! I just got a wheel for Le Brie from them a couple of weeks ago. I really like their cheese, but wow...that's a lot for two people. Good luck eating it all.

Lori Lynn said...

Congrats! How fun! Well deserved!
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Amy B said...

Congratulations! A well deserved honor. I enjoy your blog. The cheese gods have smiled on you!

A Feast for the Eyes said...

Congratulations! I recall voting for you months ago! I'm sure you'll think of a few good recipes to use what you didn't give away. Fun!

LaDue & Crew said...

Wow Stace, what a box! I would be in heaven! Your totally fab and deserve every last morsel!

She-Fit said...

WOW! That is a lot of cheese... can you say constipated? :)

Kim said...

Congrats on winning the contest and what a fabulous prize!!! It looks like a lot of fun goodies to win and I'm looking forward to see what you do with some of the cheese that you kept. At my house we could really eat the cheese, let me tell you : )

Karen said...

Oh, I love cheese... what a great box of goodness!

Kerstin said...

Congrats on your win!

lisa said...

Wow, congratulations! What a fun box to receive!

The Food Hunter said...

Congratulations! What lucky neighbors you have.

Proud Italian Cook said...

Your neighbors must love you. Can't wait to see what you whip up with those goodies. Congrats, that was a beautiful looking dish, you so deserved it!

The Japanese Redneck said...

Wow, great win. Bet you know exactly what to do with all those too.

Ramona

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