We took a beloved Caves cheese and gave it a sweet twist. Blockinghall, a sweet crumbly rindless version of our award-winning Stockinghall Cheddar, becomes Tawnyhall through a process of soaking the cheese in Quinta do Infantado port from Portugal. We sat down with the head of our Caves Team, Peter Jenkelunas, to get the inside scoop on this original cheese experiment–a stunning new creation that boasts a rich, toffee-like profile and a striking red-mahogany marbled pattern.Continue reading “Love Stockinghall? Meet Tawnyhall”
Whether it’s Valentine’s Day, an anniversary dinner, or just a night in with a special someone, we’ve got the perfect picks to make a romantic evening the right amount of “cheesy” with plenty of decadent bites, gourmet cheese board spreads, and recipes that are guaranteed to set the mood. So grab the Champagne, light some candles, and dive into our favorite selections for a memorable(and delicious!) date at home.Continue reading “Date Night Essentials”
Even if you can’t make it to the stadium for the big game, we’ve got everything you need to put on the perfect tailgating spread at home. Our curated collections like Slam Dunk Snacks and boards like The Big Game Day Cheese Board are a quick fix for any afternoon in front of the TV, but if you want to craft your own original platter to cheer on your team, take a look at some of our favorite picks here.Continue reading “Murray’s Guide to Tailgating at Home”
Wisconsin just got a new creamery! Blakesville, established in 2020 as part of an existing dairy farm, boasts over 900 goats and a line of cheeses that are already in high demand–and for good reason! We spoke to Head Cheesemaker and General Manager Veronica Pedraza to find out how this new venture came to fruition and what’s in store for a unique creamery that’s guaranteed to be a cheese powerhouse.Continue reading “Meet the Maker: Blakesville Creamery”
What happens in our Murray’s Caves in Long Island City is true cheese magic. Affinage, or the cheese aging process, is a meticulous science that often produces delicious and surprising results, and the members of our Caves Team are engineers in creating brand new cheeses and remixes of old favorites. Our line of Cave Aged releases takes traditional cheeses from makers you know and love, and ages them in our state-of-the-art affinage system to bring out new flavors and textures without any additives, flavoring, or special experimentation.
The result? Releases like the new Cave Aged Tarentaise Reserve, a two-year version of Spring Brook Farm’s award-winning Tarentaise. Modeled after the French cheese Abondance, Tarentaise is beloved for being firm and slightly crunchy, with gentle notes of spice and a bright sweetness reminiscent of pineapple. We sat down with Head Cavemaster PJ to get the inside scoop on how the aging process turned this classic into a brand new selection.Continue reading “A Caves Exclusive: Tarentaise Reserve”