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post #21 of 25
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Originally Posted by Bearcarver View Post

Mrs Bear gets Gruyere's at our local "Giant" Supermarket.


Plus Craig showed you can get it at Amazon.


Or you can come up here-----I have some in my fridge, and there are a couple local bars that sell the individual pieces at the bar with all the meat sticks & hot bologna.


It goes real good with "Blind Robins" or "Salmon Sharpies".:biggrin: Even better with my Smoked Salmon.




Be right there buddy !!

post #22 of 25
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Originally Posted by Bearcarver View Post


Great tip !!

I forgot to mention that.

It's a hit or miss, but you can really get great buys there!!

All kinds of snacks & condiments, and even reading glasses!!! LOL


All for a Buck!!!




post #23 of 25
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Originally Posted by gary s View Post

Here is a great soup that has Gruyere in it,  It's not hot (spicy) so don't let the Jalapeno's fool you.





3 tablespoons butter

3 tablespoons all-purpose flour

3 cups homemade chicken stock

2 cups heavy cream

2 tablespoons butter

1 large onion, minced

1 large red bell pepper, seeded and chopped very fine

3 jalapeno peppers, roasted, seeded and diced very fine*

1 cup Gruyere cheese, grated

1 dash Kosher salt


Finely chopped parsley for garnish


Melt 3 tablespoons butter in heavy large saucepan over low heat. Add flour and stir 3 minutes. Mix in stock and cream. Increase heat and bring to boil, stirring constantly. Reduce heat and simmer until thickened, stirring occasionally, about 10 minutes.


Meanwhile, melt 2 tablespoons butter in heavy small skillet over low heat. Add onion and green pepper. Cook until soft, stirring occasionally about 8 minutes. Mix in jalapenos. Add cheese to cream mixture and stir until melted. Mix in vegetables. Season with salt, garnish with parsley and serve.


Serves 8.

That sounds good..

post #24 of 25
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Originally Posted by Welshrarebit View Post

I like Boursin cheese with salmon.

Is this a local cheese ??

post #25 of 25
Originally Posted by Roller View Post

Is this a local cheese ??


Boursin's origins are French (Normandy), but it's now produced and sold globally. It's a soft, spreadable, and somewhat bland cow's milk cheese to which herbs, spices, etc are added. I believe the original Boursin included garlic and herbs, but there are many versions available today.

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