Queso Diego September Meeting Announcement

The September meeting of Queso Diego will be a Homemade Cheese Show and Tell event. We strongly encourage attendees to bring homemade cheeses to share, whether quick and simple or complex cheeses aged for a long time. This is your chance to showcase what you have learned at recent meetings or to get feedback on your cheeses. (If your cheese fails or you run out of time, consider bringing a Summer Cheese dish!)

Queso Diego September Meeting
Tuesday, September 20 @ 6:30PM
AleSmith Brewery
9990 AleSmith Court
San Diego, CA 92126

As always, club meetings are free, but we highly encourage you to join as a member for only $20/year. Please bring something tasty to share (no outside alcohol permitted) and bring a chair to sit on!

Please RSVP here: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfstbRi7t_Uw8zAKOTZwtXa3QIp7d2nChKBNFG3xlJN-vdqEg/viewform

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Queso Diego August Meeting Announcement

The August meeting of Queso Diego will feature special guest speakers from two cheese purveyors. We will be hearing from Celyne Coulon of Isigny Ste-Mere and Jonathan McDowell of Aniata Cheese Company, located in Vista.

Queso Diego August Meeting
Tuesday, August 16 @ 6:30PM
AleSmith Brewery
9990 AleSmith Court
San Diego, CA 92126

Please RSVP using this form as soon as possible so that we can get an accurate head count: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/11tHLzx5bYvxH4a0oWS8mQp3OhFphaAs88NqLaVF4Eh4/viewform

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Queso Diego July Meeting Announcement

The July meeting of Queso Diego will include a presentation on the Cheeses of Israel, by Curt Wittenberg. We will also be honoring the winners of the SD Fair homemade

cheese competition

and discussing the winning cheeses.
Queso Diego July Meeting
Tuesday, July 19 @ 6:30PM
AleSmith Brewery
9990 AleSmith Court
San Diego, CA 92126

Please RSVP using this form as soon as possible so that we can get an accurate head count: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1o7UU3XvSMckDFiN7NAYk5tLQ6-LPgp1edlQVWQWGnBs/viewform

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Queso Diego June Meeting Announcement

The June Queso Diego meeting will focus on Cheesecakes – both sweet and savory. Cheesecakes can take many forms – as appetizers, entrees, and desserts. We will discuss and share all types of cheesecakes. We encourage attendees to think outside the box and bring a unique cheesecake to share. Alternatively, you may bring accompaniments and non-alcoholic beverages to share as part of the gathering.

Queso Diego June Meeting
Tuesday, June 21 @ 6:30PM
AleSmith Brewery
9990 AleSmith Court
San Diego, CA 92126
Check out these links for interesting and creative cheesecake recipes:
Bacon Cheesecakes
Cheesecake Recipes You’d Give Anything to Eat
Layered Vegetable Cheesecake
4 Savory Cheesecakes recipes
20 Cheesecakes to Dream About
Savory Cheesecake with Roasted Vegetables
Basil and Goat Cheese Cheesecake
Mushroom, Spinach & Gruyere Cheesecake

Please RSVP using this form as soon as possible so that we can get an accurate head count: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1oz3yEa9mQ9qcgBvjuix1ccWYO1fs10l3qOPtuf4_o1U/viewform

As always, meetings are

free, but please bring something tasty to share (no outside alcohol allowed) and consider joining as a member for only $20/year.

Please bring your own chair to sit on!

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Queso Diego May Meeting Announcement

The May Queso Diego Meeting will focus on Entering Cheese into the SD Fair. We will discuss the competition, judging, categories, entry requirements, and provide some tips for maximizing your chances of taking home some ribbons and prizes. Feel free to bring cheeses to be evaluated by some of our experienced club members.

Queso Diego May Meeting
Tuesday, May 17 @ 6:30PM
AleSmith Brewery
9990 AleSmith Court
San Diego, CA 92126

We will be in a room off to the side of the Tasting Room – you can

enter through an exterior door on the left of the main entrance. Meetings are free, but we highly recommend bringing something tasty to share and joining as a member for $20/year. Please bring a chair to sit on. Outside alcohol is not permitted.

Please RSVP as soon as possible so we can get an accurate headcount! RSVP here: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1BVhzoEvhwIm0KDATBdgKq3nR-rqcN1kwLoSfHp8iBVY/viewform

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Queso Diego April Meeting Announcement

April is Grilled Cheese Month and we’ll be celebrating with our annual Grilled Cheese Meeting on April 19! You won’t want to miss this delicious event!

Queso Diego Grilled Cheese Meeting
Tuesday, April 19 @ 6:30PM
AleSmith Brewery
9990 AleSmith Court
San Diego, CA 92126

Please adhere to the following guidelines to accommodate our new space:

Only propane cooking units allowed – NO electric cooking stoves/presses
We need as many propane stoves/grills as possible, please indicate in the RSVP if you can bring yours (with propane included)

We will have separate tables set up for: cooking, prep/ingredients, food/serving, and a gluten-free table (Jeffree is bringing a gluten-free loaf of bread)
If you have a portable table, please bring it – we need as many surfaces as we can!

You can bring the ingredients for a pre-planned recipe, or you can just bring a single ingredient to share and mix-and-match once you arrive at the meeting
We ask that you bring ingredients and prep/cooking supplies to cook 2-3 sandwiches
Cooks will be rotating, so that once you’ve finished grilling, please allow someone else to use your cooking space
Cook 2-3 sandwiches and cut into 6+ pieces each, depending on the size/structure – You won’t be slaving over the stove all night, so don’t be afraid to jump in!
Please prep as much as possible (chopping, mixing, marinating) and bring extra – caramelized onions, roasted peppers, sliced cheeses, meats, sliced fruits/veggies, spices, etc.

If you don’t plan to cook, please bring food to share or ingredients for the cooks to use
Non-members and Guests are allowed – No admittance without food to share or an ingredient to use! :) We ask that non-members and guests join for only $20/year

Please RSVP the supplies you can bring:
Tables
Propane cook stove
Propane
Food
Ingredients – meats, cheeses, fruits, veggies, BUTTER, salt/pepper, Nutella, herbs, bread, etc
Knives
Cutting boards
Skillets/Pans
Platters
Spatulas/Tongs

RSVP HERE:

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1bLZi3X-oCm5QPVaCdjK0x1nlA8O1T8KHhH-eOh4ASsE/viewform

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