We begin with the Old Town Farmer’s Market Report LIVE from the Plaza with Pat Randleas!
Then it’s all about Maytag Blue Cheese…the history and story behing this famous cheese made in Iowa and revered by chefs and homecooks alike. In 1941, Maytag Dairy Farms began producing its world famous blue cheese in the heartland of America, with milk from a prize-winning herd of Holstein cattle. E.H. Maytag, son of the founder of the famous appliance firm, had established this herd of show cattle in 1919. We’ll tell you all about the family, the products and some recipes for this great American cheese. www.maytagdairyfarms.com
What wine to drink with Maytag Blue?
Stay tuned for the second half with my guest Belinda Chang, Wine Director at The Modern, a great French/Alsatian style menu in New York City. Taking Museum dining to sophisticated new heights, The Modern is a fine dining restaurant located at the Museum of Modern Art featuring the original French-American cuisine of Alsatian-born Chef Gabriel Kreuther. www.themodernnyc.com
I met Belinda in Aspen where she was pouring wine Alsatian wines and pairing them with Maytag Blue cheese! What an interseting match…
Wine of the Week: 2007 Lucien Albrecht Pinot Gris
This wine, made 100% from Pinot Gris, expresses the rich yet dry power and character of this exceptional varietal. The clay/limestone soil gives a creamy, velvety wine with a long finish. A great Alsatian wine from France