Farmers’ Market Cheese Plate

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Cheese plate by My Saratoga Kitchen Table, photo courtesy of Pattie Garrett

A cheese plate is a perfect approach to entertaining and snacking. Simply assemble a variety of textures and flavors to showcase local food available at the Saratoga Farmers’ Market.

 

 

 

 

 

Ingredients

  • Kunik by Nettle Meadow
  • Fig & Honey Fromage Frais by Nettle Meadow
  • Honeycomb from Ballston Lake Apiaries
  • Pecorina al Tartufo by Dancing Ewe
  • Glory (yogurt cheese) by Argyle Cheese Farmer
  • Wild Frost Grape Jelly by Anna Mae’s Jams & Jellies
  • Baguette from Mrs. London’s
  • Semolina bread from Murray Hollow Bakehouse
  • Rosemary & Olive crackers by Saratoga Cracker Co.
  • Plums from Saratoga Apple
  • Giardiniera by Puckers Pickles
  • Ginger Cayenne Cookies from The Chocolate Spoon.
  • Scarborough Fair Hummus by Freddy’s Rockin’ Hummus

Selecting the cheese and accompaniments

  1. Introduce a combination local cheeses from these basic categories: aged, firm, soft, blue.
  2. Offer a selection of slices of bread, including crusty and soft.
  3. Jarred condiments offer complimentary flavors. Try jams, jellies, fermented vegetables, and hummus.
  4. Seasonal fruits balance the cheeses.