Specialty Cheeses

What’s the big deal about Bayley Hazen Blue Cheese?

One of Eureka Charcuterie’s most popular blue cheeses, Bayley Hazen Blue, is made by Jasper Hill Farm. In 2014, Bayley Hazen was voted the “World’s Best Unpasteurized Cheese” at the World Cheese Awards. This cheese is 100% a masterpiece of Jasper Hill. The milk comes from the farm’s Ayrshire cows. It is made into cheese at their creamery and then transported to the blue cheese vaults in their cellars for “affinage,” which is the final stage of cheesemaking. Jasper Hill Farm, the expansive dairy project hatched… Read More »What’s the big deal about Bayley Hazen Blue Cheese?

October Cheeses of the month

Grab these crowd favorites for 25% off while inventory lasts! #1: Bayley Hazen Blue Made by Jasper Hill Farm of Vermont, Bayley Hazen Blue was voted the “World’s Best Unpasteurized Cheese” at the 2014 World Cheese Awards. This cheese is 100% a masterpiece of Jasper Hill. The milk comes from the farm’s Ayrshire cows. It is made into cheese at their creamery and then transported to the blue cheese vaults in their cellars for “affinage,” which is the final stage of cheesemaking. Short and stout… Read More »October Cheeses of the month

Don’t feel bad about your cheese problem – it’s just science!

Do you have a cheese problem? (We sure do, so no judgment here!) Turns out there is a scientific explanation behind why we can’t help but love cheese. Researchers from the University of Michigan have revealed that cheese contains a chemical found in addictive drugs. Using the Yale Food Addiction Scale, designed to measure a person’s cravings, the study found that cheese is particularly lovable (and hard to turn down) because it contains casein. The… Read More »Don’t feel bad about your cheese problem – it’s just science!

Recipe: Blue Cheese Encrusted Steak

For a more mildly flavored cut, like filet mignon, the blue cheese and balsamic caramelized shallots add to the overall flavor of the steak significantly. With something like a strip steak or ribeye that has a bigger, beefier flavor, the crust stands up to the cut and complements it nicely.