The Deli Dish

August 27, 2021

Perfectly Paired: Tomato and Cheese Dinner

Tomato season is fleeting in Michigan–and August is the perfect time to dig into some fresh off the vine varieties. In this virtual Perfectly Paired event, Deli Event Coordinator and American Cheese Society Certified Cheese Professional Tessie Ives-Wilson will be joined by Tammie Gilfoyle of Tamchop Farm to taste our way through a dinner menu featuring 5 […]

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July 1, 2021

Rahmtaler Cheese—Handmade by Hansruedi Gasser

  Excerpt from Ari’s Top 5 enews The original full cream Switzerland Swiss at the Deli Although I grew on the shores of Lake Michigan, I have a thing for mountain cheeses. Right now, this artisan Rahmtaler, cut from wheels so big they weigh more than I do, is one of my favorites. Buttery with a hint […]

June 24, 2021

Cheese Room Sessions: NYC’s Crown Finish Caves

Cheese Room Sessions is a virtual event series of conversations hosted by Deli cheesemonger Sean Hartwig, with special guest cheese makers and professionals who will talk about their delicious creations and ramble about life in the dairy business.  In this month’s session, Sean will be joined by Caroline Hesse of Crown Finish Caves to find […]

June 20, 2021

Perfectly Paired: Beer, Bacon, and Cheese

Some foods are Perfectly Paired together–think peanut butter and jelly, bread and butter, … or maybe beer, bacon and cheese!  In this virtual tasting event we’ll talk about how to put together a great pairing, the producers behind our favorite products, and how to use these pairings in your eating and cooking!  Join our Deli […]

May 23, 2021

Virtual Happy Hour: Rosé and Cheese

Treat your mom with this gift for Mother’s Day!! or settle in with your significant other or your bestie for an afternoon tasting that features rosé and cheese pairings in a relaxed setting.  Join our Deli Event Coordinator and American Cheese Society Certified Cheese Professional Tessie Ives-Wilson for this virtual happy hour.  Tessie has put together some […]

April 19, 2021

Cheese Room Sessions: Pleasant Ridge Reserve Selection

Cheese Room Sessions is a virtual event series of conversations hosted by Deli cheesemonger Sean Hartwig, with special guest cheese makers and professionals who will talk about their delicious creations and ramble about life in the dairy business.  In this month’s session, Sean will be joined by Andy Hatch, owner and head cheesemaker at Uplands […]

March 31, 2021

Cheese 101

A delicious education on the world of cheese! Join our expert cheesemongers as they guide you through the seven major styles of cheese: Fresh, Soft-Ripened, Pressed Curd, Cooked Curd, Milled Curd, Gouda, and Blue. You’ll enjoy samples, learn the basics of how these cheeses are made, notes on their flavor profiles and useful tips for […]

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January 1, 2021

Recipe: Swiss Potato Mac & Cheese with Caramelized Onions

  Excerpt from Ari’s Top 5 enews Swiss potato mac is a great winter dish from the mountains to make at your house There’s no denying that we’re into the first full-on formal weeks of winter here in Michigan. A sprinkling of snow and plenty of below-freezing temperatures. Which means it’s a good time of year to […]

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January 1, 2021

Willi Lehner Cheese

  Excerpt from Ari’s Top 5 enews Bandaged Farmhouse Cheddar and Farmhouse Grana–A pair of exceptional, long-aged, artisan cheeses from Willi Lehner in Wisconsin If I were putting together a book of poetry about people who stayed in place and made a long term lasting difference in their communities, Willi Lehner would surely be in it. He’s been making […]

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October 18, 2020

Adopt an Alp: Parpan Alpkäse cheese

Introduction We’re bringing you Parpan Alpkäse cheese as part of the Adopt and Alp effort.  Each year since 2015, Zingerman’s Delicatessen has helped support the family farmers and cheesemakers in the Alps of Switzerland through our Adopt An Alp effort. We import different Alpage cheeses–each with a special story about the lifestyle, traditions, people and […]

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October 18, 2020

Adopt an Alp: Schwagalp Alpkäse cheese

Introduction We’re bringing you Schwagalp Alpkäse cheese as part of the Adopt and Alp effort.  Each year since 2015, Zingerman’s Delicatessen has helped support the family farmers and cheesemakers in the Alps of Switzerland through our Adopt An Alp effort. We import different Alpage cheeses–each with a special story about the lifestyle, traditions, people and […]

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February 19, 2020

Ask a Monger: How to Build the Perfect Cheese Board

Our cheesemonger, Sean, shares the secrets on how to build a cheeseboard! He’ll cover the Deli’s epic cheese case, dole out pairing and portioning advice, and made-to-order boards.