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cheese straw

n
(Cookery) a long thin cheese-flavoured strip of pastry
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With the return of the cocktail party comes the rebirth of that old-fashioned appetizer, the cheese straw. Slender, crisp wands of pastry, cheese straws make the perfect companion to a martini or a glass of wine.
Geraldine's latest Cheese Straw flavor combines aged Wisconsin cheddar cheese with nutty toasted sesame and roasted garlic.
Scott Thibault, president of J&M Foods of Little Rock, has entered into a franchise outside of the familiar gourmet cheese straw and cookie business.
Geraldine calls them a "traditional Southern cheese straw with attitude."
Some examples of food "fusion" include jalapeno sugar "rimmer" for margaritas, raspberry/honey mustard for dips, strawberry vinegar chips, chipotle caramel flavoring, and pineapple coconut cheese straws. New lines that will offer food "fusion" are Mississippi Cheese Straw Factory, La India Packing Co., Third Coast Pottery & Gifts, and Best Regards of Kansas City.
Cheese and pastry go back years, and form many of the traditional pre-dinner appetisers, from the good old cheese straw to the choux pastry magnificence of the classic gougere.
"We kind of transformed from being a cheese straw company into a full bakery," Parham said last week from his office.
Another trend in gourmet foods is "fusion," an unexpected combination of flavors offered in lines such as: Mississippi Cheese Straw Factory, La India Packing Co., Third Coast Pottery & Gifts, and Best Regards of Kansas City.
First up was an arrangement in a shot glass which looked almost like a mini-trifle - a tomato concoction topped with cauliflower 'panna cotta' and a cheese straw.
Since 1991, the Yerger family has marketed their mother's legendary heirloom cheese straw recipe.
CALS: 70 FAT: 3.3g' Bread stick With half the calories of a cheese straw, breadsticks are a healthier option to keep your waist slimline.
Center the Cheese Straw Display in the midst of the books for sampling.