6 entries from srah blah blah tagged with 'cheese':

Make me a dang quesadilla!

I had a light lunch and now I'm hungry and I want some cheese. But I'm at work and there's no cheese here. *cries* What's your favorite kind of cheese? Tell me all about cheese and perhaps that will ease my craving. :'(...

srah - Friday, 12 August 2005 - 3:52 PM
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Yet another food-ku

I have spent so much time shopping, wrapping and cleaning that I haven't had more than a cup of soup in over 24 hours. I was at the point where I was so hungry it made me nauseous to think of food. I am now easing myself in with tea and am looking forward to a cheese sandwich. O My Cheese Sandwich! With Ossau and a bagel come to my rescue!...

srah - Wednesday, 24 December 2003 - 1:04 PM
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A house made of cheese? I'd move in tomorrow!

Sheri has requested a story about cheese. And I am a people-pleasing kind of people. All of my life, I've been rather obsessed with cheese. Not necessarily with eating it or being a connoisseur - because I only really developed a taste for exotic cheeses in the last year - but mostly with the word and the concept of "cheese". In middle school, "cheesy" (and its middle-school-French translation, fromagey) was one of our favorite words. We used it in the normal connotation, of something that was kitschy or ridiculous, but I seem to remember also going through a period where...

srah - Friday, 26 September 2003 - 8:16 PM
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Would you like some Fourme d'Ambert with that St-Pourçain?

Before I left for Grenoble, I would tell people I was going to live in France for a year, and they would inform me that I was going to return full of valuable knowledge about wine and cheese. I did eat some cheese and drink some wine during the year, but not huge amounts of either. I never knew what I was eating or drinking because it was whatever was in the bottle or the cheese box at my host family's house, and it didn't make much difference to me. I found a cheese or two that I liked and...

srah - Friday, 8 August 2003 - 10:17 AM
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Ann Arbor, cultural mecca

"You can't find herbes de Provence in the US," said an unidentified person named Renata who shall not be named, "and if you do, they're super-expensive." I just want to make the observation that not only did I find reasonably-priced herbes de Provence in every grocery store I went to today, but I have also managed to locate Salers, Fourme d'ambert, Bleu d'Auvergne, St-Nectaire, and Tomme. Strangely enough, no Cantal so far, but Salers is close enough for now. Boo-yeah. Thank you, Ann Arbor, for being a weirdy-beardy hippie-town full of people who eat things like imported cheeses and organic...

srah - Sunday, 11 May 2003 - 2:06 AM
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I'm the cheese whiz

English is "cheese". German is "käse". Spanish is "queso". Portuguese is "queijo". All very similar words. So where the heck does "fromage" come from?...

srah - Wednesday, 22 May 2002 - 8:57 AM
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