Winning International Flavors!

Winning International Flavors!

Our tribute to great Vermont cheeses continues this week with a salute to Vermont Creamery, which boasts three winners: Best Quark and a winning Mascarpone. “Quark” is German for “fresh curd,” and is a fresh and slightly drained cows’ milk cheese similar to old-fashioned cream cheese. Mascarpone is the magic ingredient in the Italian dessert …

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Aging Cheese the Right Way

Aging Cheese the Right Way

Our spotlight this week falls on Grafton Village Cheese, another Vermont cheese award winner. Their winning entry was a unique Cheddar that is aged “naked” (not wrapped in cloth) and quickly develops its own natural rind. As a result, it reaches maturity quickly and boasts a full and complex buttery profile, achieving a delicate mushroomy …

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Celebrating Cabot and its winning ways!

Celebrating Cabot and its winning ways!

Vermont cheeses have had a great year, and Cabot is among those brands celebrating numerous awards at the American Cheese Society (three cheers for Cabot Vintage Choice Cheddar and its Jalapeno 50% reduced-fat Cheddar!), as well as top showings at the 2012 World Championship Cheese Contest and the 2013 US Championship Cheese Contest. Cabot Creamery …

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Let’s Get Cheesy!

Let’s Get Cheesy!

Jimmy Buffett once famously wrote about a “Cheeseburger in Paradise” — would singing about a plain burger have made the grade? We doubt it. We’re into cheese this summer – delicious on a burger, perfect on a cracker, the best snack at the beach or at the barbecue – and we’re also recognizing Vermont cheese. …

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Got Oreo Stacking Skills?

Got Oreo Stacking Skills?

Think you have what it takes to create the tallest leaning tower of Oreo? Prove it! Visit Stop & Shop stores at the locations below between 12 PM and 5 PM on Saturday, June 15 and Sunday, June 16 to put your Oreo stacking skills to the test. You might also have the chance to …

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What Makes Christmas Magic? Must Be The Milk!

What Makes Christmas Magic? Must Be The Milk!

Ever wonder what keeps Santa going on Christmas Eve? It Must Be the Milk – and cookies! What kind of cookies do you leave out for Santa? Do you leave him a glass of fresh, ice cold milk to wash it down? How about carrots for Santa’s reindeer? Now’s your chance to win a $500 …

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