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Sweetheart Board

Author: Sorrenteaux Serves: 4-6 Love is in the air with this Sweetheart Grazing Board. Comté is accompanied by French blue and brie cheeses, and will be sure to win over your Valentine with this lush and romantic feast. Accompanied by fresh figs and berries, juicy grapes and pomegranate clusters, cornichons, artisan crisps and crackers, coppa and salami roses, organic honey and raspberry-champagne jam, marcona almonds and pistachios, and finished with delicate berry and vanilla macarons. Nothing says "I Love You" more than roses, kisses, and Comté.
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Valentine’s Day Charcuterie Board

From Jessica Lawrenz at @mongermoldandmilk

The love of Comté inspired this Valentine’s Day Board. Featuring pink and blush accents this banquet mingles delicate heart-shaped Comté pieces, dried cranberries, gooseberries, dried pears, hidden rose apple slices and mini pears. Along with rosebud shaped salumi, colorful radishes, pistachios, figs, chocolate covered almonds, meringue bites, fruit and nut crackers. A little bit of everything to fill your hearts with love… and your bellies too.

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Happy Holidays Wreath

From Jessica Lawrenz at @mongermoldandmilk

This dashing holiday Comté wreath revels in good tidings and cheer! With a traditional mix of spices and flavors, it will definitely delight Santa or Scrooge. Loads of fresh Comté complimented by figs, elderberries and dried cranberries. Accented by cinnamon sticks, gingerbread cookies, fresh sage, bay leaves, marjoram and, of course, firesticks!

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Comté Christmas Cheese Board

Comté Christmas Cheese Board   Author: Cured and Cultivated www.curedandcultivated.com @curedandcultivated Serves: Up to 12 Print   Ingredients Cheeses: 8 oz Comté aged 8 months 8 oz Comté aged 24 months 8 oz Comté aged 36 months 1 (7 oz) Dorothy’s Comeback Brie 1 (4 oz) Marin French Triple Cream Brie 1 (0.9 oz) Ile de France Petite Brie Cured meats: 4 oz Prosciutto, thinly sliced 4 oz Sweet Coppa, thinly sliced 4 oz Toscano salami, sliced in rounds Accompaniments: ¼ cup Castelvetrano olives ¼ cup fig jam Heaping handful of walnuts Fig & Olive Crisps (Trader Joe’s) crackers ¾ baguette, sliced Garnishes: Sugared cranberries (see recipe below) 2 cups...
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Comté & Cocktail Cheese Board

Comté & Cocktail Cheese Board   Author: Madame Fromage Print   Madame Fromage (@mmefromage), a cheese educator and author of three cocktail books, shows you how to host a Comté tasting with a special drink. Her pairing involves a historic Alabazam cocktail featuring Armagnac, France’s oldest distilled spirit. The flavor notes in the drink pair beautifully with the nutty, caramel notes in Comté. The three ages of Comté paired here are: 4 months, 12 months and 24 months. Alabazam Cocktail This bitters-forward cocktail can be traced back to the Criterion Bar in London, the spot where Sir Arthur Conan Doyle first imagined Sherlock Holmes. The recipe originally...
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Holiday Cheese Board

  Holiday Cheese Board   Author: Laura Nelling @cheeseboardandchill Print   Laura of Cheeseboard and Chill loves entertaining friends and family while sharing a delicious and beautiful cheeseboard together, especially around the holidays. She uses little touches to elevate her board like garnishing with sprigs of rosemary or other fresh herbs, and made this holiday board extra special by using mini cookie cutters to make fun shapes with the cheese. Building and eating the board together is an activity the whole family can enjoy! Ingredients 1-2 Wedges of Comté (portion 4-5 ounces/cheese per guest), sliced 2 Types of charcuterie meats (portion 4-5 ounces/meat per...
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Darling Winter Wreath

Author: Jessica Lawrenz at @mongermoldandmilk

What a sophisticated and elegant way to ring in the season  – a darling Comté winter wreath, complete with figs, elderberries, pear, dried cranberries, with accents of bay leaves, marjoram, sage and fresh hibiscus leaves.

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How to Build a Holiday Charcuterie Board

How to Build a Holiday Charcuterie Board   Author: Lena Gladstone, https://lenaskitchenblog.com/ Serves: 4 Prep time: 15 mins Total time: 15 mins Print   Charcuterie boards are the perfect appetizer for holiday parties, New Year’s celebrations, or for a quiet night at home with some wine. Loaded with creamy Comté cheese, meat, crackers, fruit, and nuts, the flavors are bright, decadent, and classic to the season. This winter charcuterie board celebrates the season with grand displays of seasonal and warming ingredients. There are a few elements you need to make a small or large board that showcases the flavors of the holidays and winter weather. Ingredients 1...
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Festive Thanksgiving Wreath

The holidays may feel a little bit different this year but I hope you find some holiday cheer wherever you can. This wreath celebrates the tastes of the season, with dried apricots, goose (or golden) berries, golden raisins, elderberries and figs. Along with embellished accents of edible herbs and flowers (fresh sage, bay leaves, marjoram, firesticks, marigold, nasturtium, roses).

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Comté Sexy Cheese Plate

  Comté Sexy Cheese Plate   Author: Cheese, Sex, Death Serves: 4-5 Print   Something SEXY this way comes blessing you with a Comté THREESOME, featuring Comté gougère, Comté crisps, and a Comté pumpkin paired with apricot jam, chocolate shortbread, figs, almonds, and oranges to cleanse the palate. Notes The recipe for the gougères can be found here 3.5.3208...
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