Waterloo, WI, June5, 2019— For a perfect ending to summer outdoor concerts, picnics or poolside gatherings, assemble a dessert cheese board featuring creative presentations of fresh berries and Crave Brothers Farmstead Fresh Mozzarella and Mascarpone. When you offer an appetizing array of desserts, guests are encouraged to serve themselves
The fresh flavors of Crave Brothers Farmstead Cheese complement just about every dessert combination, ranging from light seasonal fruits to slightly sweet biscotti or rich chocolate offerings. Crave Brothers Farmstead Cheese is handcrafted on the Crave Brothers’ dairy farm. Here are a few crowd-pleasing easy dessert cheese board ideas that won’t complicate your life this summer.
Berry Kabobs with Crave Brothers Fresh Mozzarella are served on skewers. To assemble the dessert, all you need are fresh blackberries and strawberries, a few fresh mint leaves from the garden, and Crave Brothers Fresh Mozzarella Ciliegine. The cherry-size Fresh Mozzarella Balls make an attractive presentation for this dessert. Crave Brothers Fresh Mozzarella Balls come in sizes, ranging from pearl size to egg size, as well as ciliegine size Crave Brothers Marinated Fresh Mozzarella. Award-winning Crave Brothers Fresh Mozzarella is also available in one-pound sliced fresh mozzarella logs, medallions, one-pound logs, one-pound balls and eight-ounce balls. At the 2019 U.S. Championship Cheese Contest, Crave Brothers Fresh Mozzarella Medallions and Part-Skim Mozzarella Balls each won First Place Awards; Crave Brothers Fresh Mozzarella Ciliegine took Second Place honors.
Fresh Fruit Topped with Crave Brothers Mascarpone Cheese can be garnished with a cookie or two. Throughout the summer, complement ripe fruits like blueberries, strawberries, peaches or plums with the sweet cream flavor and velvety texture of Mascarpone. Crave Brothers Mascarpone has won more than 27 prestigious awards since its introduction.
Berries and Mascarpone Chocolate Truffles are a combination that few can resist. You can make the chocolate truffles up to a week ahead of time. Ingredients include semisweet chocolate, heavy cream, Crave Brothers Mascarpone, one tablespoon each of sugar and your favorite liqueur, and ground pecans or walnuts. Present the finished Mascarpone Chocolate Truffles on the dessert cheese board with a few fresh raspberries.
Licensed cheese maker George Crave oversees the making of all the Crave Brothers handcrafted artisan cheeses, made with milk from the family’s own dairy herd. Crave Brothers Farmstead Cheese is sustainably produced in the family’s farmstead cheese-making facility that practices water conservation, recycling, and uses 100 percent green power.
For dessert recipes and other fresh summer ideas featuring Crave Brothers Farmstead Cheese, visit www.cravecheese.com. You’ll also find details about the award-winning line of Crave Brothers Farmstead Cheese, and videos highlighting the Crave Brothers green story.
The Crave family farms 2,500 acres of productive land in south-central Wisconsin, growing soybeans, corn and alfalfa to use as nutritious feed for their Holstein cows. From the biodigester to water recovery and recycling, sustainability is top-of-mind on the farm. The Crave Brothers Farm LLC and Crave Brothers Farmstead Cheese LLC use 100% green power and are carbon-negative businesses. Their anaerobic biodigester produces more electricity than they need, enough to power the dairy farm, the farmstead cheese-making plant, and over 300 homes in their community.
Every pound of cheese made by George Crave, a licensed cheese maker, is made with milk from the family’s herd. Crave Brothers Farmstead Cheese produces Fresh Mozzarella, Mascarpone, Part-skim Mozzarella, Oaxaca, Farmer’s Rope String Cheese, and Fresh Cheddar Cheese Curds in white, yellow and jalapeño varieties.