Posted by Kevin Durkin on 23rd Mar 2017
Milk, that most basic and universal of all foods has suffered some severe mishandling over the past fifty years with the advent of industrial agriculture and its accompanying pesticides, fertilizers, herbicides, antibiotics and growth hormones. Nothing good can be said about the effects of these synthetic additives when it comes to milk. This is why we take great care to source our pure, chemical-free milk at only the best dairies with the highest standards of sanitation and animal treatment. Our dairies are all small and family-run, where care comes first and award-winning cheese is the result.
Here's what I did with some van sormon:2c dry spatzel cooked per bag instructions3tbs butter2tbs flourSalt and pepper to taste2c milkLeftover chicken cold about 2cups1.5c frozen mixed veggies1/4lbs van sormon rind included1. In sauce pan melt butter and add flour, salt and pepper2. Add milk and bring to a boil to thicken slightly3. Add chicken [...]
I stopped in to see my friend Scott at Omni downtown austin. He was preparing for a party of 900. The appetizer plates in the pic feature Brazos Valley Cheddar.
Madison Collins, who manages our farmers market booth in Austin at the Sustainable Food Center’s downtown market on 4th and Guadalupe, wrote in with the following comments and picture:“A few weeks ago I celebrated my birthday by going to lunch with my mom. We went to a very popular Austin restaurant called Odd Duck and had a wonderful experience! [...]
Hello Cheese Lovers!Everyone is a little giddy today, or should I say, beside ourselves? Brazos Valley Cheese won more awards yesterday at the American Cheese Society's (ACS) Annual Judging Competition!ACS is the flagship for artisan cheese makers. The event this year is being held in Sacramento. An amazing 1,685 cheeses were entered by 248 artisan [...]
(Article courtesy of Heritage Barns, another one of our Homestead companies. They took on an unusual construction project to build a cheese cave for us. The finishing touch was a castle-like entry door into the cave made from our antique barn wood.)An underground cave for aging cheese is the dream of most cheese makers. And so [...]