Get Thee to a Bagelry!

This Week at Saxelby Cheesemongers: Get Thee to a Bagelry… Saxelby’s Got Local Cream Cheese!

jones family farmThe best things come to those who wait. Or so the old saying goes… though I was beginning to have some serious doubts that we’d ever find a delicious local cream cheese. This week, we thank goodness for the Jones Family Farm up in Herkimer, NY and their tangy, schmearable Kuyahoora Crème Cheese! One little spoonful will leave you with a bagel hankering so strong, you might be spontaneously teleported the three blocks from Essex Market down to Grand Street and the venerable Kossar’s, purveyors of the best bagels and bialys in town.
What makes this Kuyahoora Crème so delightful? Chalk it up to the Jones Family Farm having access to the best cows’ milk in the Mohawk Valley, a verdant, fertile parcel o’ land nestled in the Adirondack foothills. Under the skillful watch of the Jones family cheese makers, the rich, fatty cows’ milk is turned into a supple, silky, spreadable cheese that is tangy, salty, and graced with a high note of sweet cream. Our message to cream cheese lovers: Keeping up with the Joneses has never been so delicious!
Grilled Cheese of the Week: The Maple Monseiur
grilled cheeseIt’s Monday and you know what that means… The unveiling of our latest grilled cheese sandwich. This week, we’re going back to basics with the ‘Maple Monsieur.’ This melty Mister boasts hearty slices of Maple Smoked Berkshire Ham from the Heritage Meat Shop and Reading Raclette, Spring Brook Farm’s fruity, nutty Alpine-style cheese that was made for melting. 
Stay tuned each and every Monday for a different grilled cheese sandwich! 

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Tune in to a fresh episode of Cutting the Curd TODAY from 5:30-6:00pm on the Heritage Radio Network, or download the show as a podcast and listen anytime!

On today’s show we’ll talk with Carlos Yescas, an ardent promoter of Mexican artisanal cheese. We’ll also have the privilege of talking with two Mexican cheesemakers that Carlos has been working with. To learn more about Carlos and his work, visit

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