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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

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!

Queso Diego November Meeting Announcement

Sacré Bleu! The November Queso Diego meeting will focus on blue cheeses, presented by Lee Movic. Bonus XP if you bring a homemade blue cheese to share!

This meeting will be held at 6:30pm on Tuesday November 17th at City Farmers Nursery.
Map of parking and the meeting location

Nate’s Garden Grill is located on the grounds of City Farmers Nursery, so consider stopping by to grab a beer before or after the meeting. They have a great menu of fresh, local food and an extensive draft beer list.

Please RSVP to the Queso Diego meeting using this form as soon as possible so that we can get an accurate head count:
https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1yAPmnZ_fTTz21MRrZUZWi8UjTIquBDHn-PclgywOq2k/viewform

Sharing is Caring — As always, bringing delicious foods and beverages is always strongly encouraged.

Reminder to bring your Queso Diego Taster Glasses. If you didn’t get one yet, there will be some at the meeting!

Queso Diego May Meeting Announcement

Hello Queso Diegans,

May’s meeting topic will be Homemade Show & Tell of your cheeses and dairy fermentations. Bring any homemade cheeses and dairy fermentations to share and talk about at this meeting.

On the heels of our sucessful Grilled Cheese April meeting, this will be a similar relaxed group sharing style activity. It is a good idea to bring a little label with your name and what you have created. You might even write recipes on there.

Homemade sharing will enter you into a raffle with some great prizes for your efforts.

Some easy cheese recipes can be found on Queso Diego’s site here:
http://quesodiego.org/recipes/

This meeting will also afford us all the opportunity to ask questions on making cheeses at home. In a new, “Curders Corner”.

Sharing is Caring.
As always, bringing delicious beverages is always promoted. Maybe even try a pairing with your cheese?

It is also recommended to bring your tasting glasses to cut down on those pesky plastic cups (and help eliminate waste).

The meeting will be held at 6:30pm on Tues, May 19th at City Farmers Nursery (http://www.cityfarmersnursery.com).
Map of parking and the meeting location: http://quesodiego.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/04/City-Farmers-Map.jpg

Nate’s Garden Grill on the grounds of City Farmers Nursery is now open, so consider stopping by to grab a beer before or after the meeting. They have a great menu of fresh, local food and an extensive draft beer list.

Please RSVP using the link below as soon as possible so that we can get an accurate head count:
https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1hVSe7cjYHewuKScCNF17BJCzKYL7Nf9SLF11OTWk2gw/viewform

Queso Diego March Meeting Announcement

Hello Queso Diegans,

Do you want to learn how simple it can be to start making cheeses at home?

Tuesday’s Meeting topic will be “Cheesy, Soft and Easy” presented by our own Dr. Laura Hershey.

Dr. Laura will be bringing:
Chevre,Ricotta from Ricky Carroll’s book, and Serendipity; a cheese that happened when she abandoned raw goat milk in the back of her refrigerator for 3 weeks.

These cheese are all made from Goats Milk!
I can’t wait to try ’em.

This feature presentation will teach you how to make these
easy cheeses.
Easy means no aging.
Easy means no brining.
These easy cheeses have a very high success rate.
Good for beginners.

In addition, there will be a Grilled Cheese Teaser presented by
yours truly.

Sharing is Caring.
As always, bringing delicious things to share is always promoted.
It is also recommend bringing your tasting glasses to cut down on those pesky plastic cups (and making trash).

The meeting will be held at 6:30pm on Tues, March 17th at City Farmers Nursery (http://www.cityfarmersnursery.com). Map of parking and the meeting location: http://quesodiego.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/04/City-Farmers-Map.jpg

Nate’s Garden Grill on the grounds of City Farmers Nursery is now open, so consider stopping by to grab a beer before or after the meeting. They have a great menu of fresh, local food and an extensive draft beer list.

Please RSVP using the link below as soon as possible so that we can get an accurate head count:
https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1vxHfTBZzSq7157yhA4722SVejXfHb977ajS_2rmhZgE/viewform

Queso Diego January Meeting – Special Anniversary Meeting

Queso Diegans,

In January we will be celebrate our Anniversary and the New Year in style with a Cheese and Bubbly pairing.

We will explore a variety of pairings with cheeses and sparkling beverages such as sparkling wines, cider, and beer.

Please Note: This is NOT at City Farmer’s Nursery.

We selected a special location for this meeting to better accommodate the format of the meeting and to allow everyone to be seated at tables.

EVENT DETAILS:

Queso Diego Bubbly and Cheese Anniversary Party

Tuesday, January 20th 2015
6:30pm Arrival
7:00pm Start

First Unitarian Universalist Church
4190 Front Street, San Diego, CA 92103

$5 for paid members
$10 for guests (However if they join Queso Diego this drops it to $5)

Timely RSVPs are very important for planning and purchasing purposes.
This is a special annual event and a really good value.
https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1l4WluysW2p3Ms2FDNIl7NCCk1NWGVT3DTsqXGmKQWYM/viewform

There is No need to bring cheeses or beverages to share.

Parking can be found on the street or in the back of the USCD parking lot for $5.
Ridesharing is always encouraged.

Wearing your New Year’s Festive wear is also encouraged.