Make the Perfect Holiday Cheese Platter

Variety counts! Include a variety of flavors, colors, textures and countries by selecting the cheese by the type of milk used. Choose cow, goat and sheep cheese. On average plan for each guest to eat 1-2 ounces of each cheese you serve.

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5 Cheeses to Pair with Pinot Noir

Pinot Noir is an incredibly versatile red wine when it comes to food pairings, and cheese is no exception. It pairs very well with a wide range of cheeses to include goat cheese to tangy blue. Pinot Noir wine is typically light to medium-bodied with fruit notes of berries and/or cherries and earthy characteristics with […]

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smoked duck with apples and brie on baguette

Smoking Goose smoked duck breast are fully pasture-raised duck that are brined with organic savory spices and smoked over apple wood. The duck has rich, lean and gamey flavors reminiscent of bacon and ham. This recipe highlights the richness of the duck by combining it with a touch of acid, sweet, spice and bitter greens. […]

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Pig and Fig Appetizer

pig and fig appetizer

This appetizer has all the delicious classic flavors of French haute cuisine, but with absolutely none of the work! In our book, this is how entertaining should be done. The star of this dish is the Pig & Fig Pâté, a handcrafted terrine from Smoking Goose Meatery in Indianapolis. It is one of our best […]

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smoking goose duck prosciutto with frisée and truffle butter

Being a newbie to this wonderful store, and having a love of all things food, I came across a local favorite that I now have the pleasure of being able to offer to you. Smoking Goose is a local company centered in downtown Indianapolis that has become a favorite to many locals, as their ‘handcrafted, […]

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a summer delicacy

If any of you fellow gardeners are like me, you have an abundance of tomatoes starting to pile up on your counter.  It’s time to get creative.  I have started canning, freezing, making salsa, and sharing with my feathered flock of chickens who find them to be a nice little treat too. For those who […]

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enjoy to their bloomin’ fullness!

Soft-ripened cheeses are some of our absolute favorites in the cheese case because they are so creamy and delicious and it is hard to stop eating once you start.  Also, soft-ripened cheeses appeal to a large variety of tastes and are such palate-pleasers that they are a great go-to when snacking, entertaining, serving a crowd […]

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