Jarlsberg is often referred to as a type of Swiss or Baby Swiss cheese. It actually originated in Norway, but it’s a direct descendant of the great Swiss Emmentaler — the classic “Swiss” cheese with the large holes. So, the story goes, Emmentaler cheese was introduced into Scandinavia around 1830, and within 20 years the … Read more
Gouda, or “How-da” as the locals say, is a Dutch cheese named after the city of Gouda in the Netherlands. If truth be told, it is one of the most popular cheeses in the world, accounting for 50 to 60 percent of the world’s cheese consumption. It is a semi-hard cheese celebrated for its rich, unique … Read more
INSALATA CAPRESE: THE ENDURING STYLE OF ITALIAN CUISINE No one can quite say when or where the most famously simple of all salads — the insalata caprese — first appeared on the scene, or the exact origin of when it was named after that beautiful sun-soaked isle of Capri, part of very historic Campania region. … Read more
Summertime is all about easy entertaining and easier food: bountiful produce allows us to spend less time fussing in the kitchen and more time al fresco with friends. I’m all about quick recipes that produce big flavor, and these marinated mozzarella balls do just that. The best part? They get better the longer they sit, … Read more
Struggling to find ideas for lunch? Tired of the same ol’ leftovers? We hear you and we want to help you solve this dilemma. Afterall, while breakfast is the most important meal of the day, lunch too often gets overlooked. Lunch is a critical meal in the middle of your day as it refuels you … Read more
Cheddar and Bacon Stuffed Chicken Breasts So it’s about the end of the day at work and you’re struggling to come up with ideas of what to make for dinner. Not only that, but you also want to try to deviate away from the norm and let your taste buds reach a new level of extreme … Read more
Something warm for lunch: straight-from-the-oven ham and cheese turnovers. INGREDIENTS 1 1-pound package refrigerated pizza dough 8 ounces deli ham, thinly sliced 4 ounces Swiss cheese, thinly sliced 1/2yellow onion, cut into thin rings 2 teaspoons whole-grain mustard 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 1 small head romaine, torn into pieces DIRECTIONS Heat oven to 400° F. Roll the pizza dough into … Read more
When thinking of the name “Monte Cristo”, what comes to mind? The Count of Monte Cristo? The Monte Cristo? The quest for the Holy Grail… wait a second, that’s Monte Python! On the tastier side of things, the most tantalizing of these is the Monte Cristo Sandwich. The Monte Cristo is a delicious sandwich served in … Read more
Shisler’s Cheese House Copley is owned by one of our family members. They are located at 1275 S. Cleveland Massillon Rd. Copley, OH 44321 and on the web at www.shislerscheesehouse.com.
Thatsa Wrapp is located at 600 6th St. NW near McKinley Ave. in downtown Canton. Of course, as their name implies, they specialize in wraps. I have not had a bad one yet, but my personal favorite is “The Bruiser”. Many of the wraps are made with chicken and vegetarian varieties are available. I would highly recommend Thatsa Wrapp, so the next time you are in downtown Canton, stop in...