Our monthly meeting will be this Tuesday, 6:30 p.m. at Alesmith. Remember to bring a chair and something to share for the potluck. Food, cheese, homebrewed beverages are welcome. Our featured presentation will be on Blue Cheeses by Don Rutherford.
Please join us on St. Patrick’s Day Eve for “Mold is Green(ish), Mold is Gold(en)” to celebrate Irish cheeses and greenness.
There will be a presentation about Irish cheeses and Molds (the fuzzy kind, not the forms)……..and we are having a St. Patrick’s Day themed cheese board contest. Winners will get prizes (sorry, no pots of gold).
6pm – DEADLINE for photo entries (see below)
6:30 – 7pm: Social Hour
7pm – Presentation and Contest (voting will be about half way through the presentation and winners will be announced after the presentation)
Zoom information was sent to the members email list.
CHEESE BOARD CONTEST:
One entry per member
Must be original design and made by member (not professional)
Minimum of 2 and maximum of 4 cheeses
At least 50% of the cheeses must be Irish, green(ish)/mold(ish), or specifically made for St. Patrick’s Day
Photo submitted by 6pm, March 16th at the very latest, earlier is better (see instructions below)
Cheese boards should be cheese-centered, as we are a cheese club
So, who are the judges???………………..you are! Cheese board photographs will be presented to the group during the March meeting and then we will take a vote/poll to decide the winners.
Submit one photo to firstname.lastname@example.org
Include your name with the photo
Submit no later than 6pm, March 16th
Your name will not be included when the photographs are presented for voting.
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:
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!
The October meeting of Queso Diego will be held on Tuesday, October 18 at 6:30pm. The meeting will be held at Curds and Wine, 7194 Clairemont Mesa Blvd, San Diego, CA 92111. Directions can be found here: http://www.curdsandwine.com/ We will have a food truck on site for members to purchase food.
The meeting’s discussion topic will focus on Blue Cheeses and will be led by John McKay. He has been doing a lot of research and preparation, and is planning to provide some commercial examples to go along with the discussion.
- Sharing of cheeses
- Club business – updates on officers, future meetings, etc.
- Featured presentation on Blue Cheeses – John McKay
What to bring:
- Cheese to share, if you can. Blue cheeses are especially encouraged
- Cash to reimburse John for commercial examples (a couple dollars)
- Cash for food from food truck, if desired
- Tuesday, October 18th
- Curds and Wine
- Topic: Blue Cheeses