Soledad Cheddar-Style Jalapeño

We recently ordered a new vegan cheese — from the Sanctuary at Soledad Goats, a nonprofit organization founded by two former goat-cheese makers who became vegan and turned their farm into a sanctuary for not only goats but also cows, horses, sheep, dogs, ducks, and other animals. (Meet some of the sanctuary residents here.) Eager … Read more

Daiya Jalapeño Havarti Style

This Daiya Jalapeño Havarti Style cheese block is wonderful. While it’s not “artisan” cheese, it easily sliced for cheese and crackers, and the flavor and texture make it a great choice to nibble on with margaritas or sangria. This cheese wedge is also spreadable if it has a chance to warm at room temperature, and … Read more

Kite Hill Soft Fresh Truffle Dill & Chive

Like Kite Hill’s Soft Fresh Original, this herb almond milk cheese has a damp, rubbery texture that makes it difficult to spread directly onto bread or crackers. However, the truffle, dill, and chive in this variety make it far more flavorful than the plain version, and its texture makes it absolutely perfect for sprinkling in … Read more

Daiya Smoked Gouda Style

As former gouda fans, we were excited to try this Smoked Gouda style cheese from Daiya. Yet we found, to our surprise, that this variety is not quite as delicious as Daiya’s other wedge-style cheeses. The texture was a bit chalky, and the flavor was a bit smoky but without the gouda spark we were … Read more

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