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Words for Cheese Writers

January 23, 2013
From The New York Times "In the Dairy Case, Ripe Prose," Thursday, January 23, 2013.
tender
A rare, firm yet tender RAW goat’s milk cheese, legal (90-days aged), rustic, primitive, shouldn’t exist at all, but one of those cheeses you taste in Europe that makes you say to yourself, “Why can’t I have this cheese at my counters?”
rustic
A rare, firm yet tender RAW goat’s milk cheese, legal (90-days aged), rustic, primitive, shouldn’t exist at all, but one of those cheeses you taste in Europe that makes you say to yourself, “Why can’t I have this cheese at my counters?”
primitive
A rare, firm yet tender RAW goat’s milk cheese, legal (90-days aged), rustic, primitive, shouldn’t exist at all, but one of those cheeses you taste in Europe that makes you say to yourself, “Why can’t I have this cheese at my counters?”
sprawling
How’d this happen? It’s like the kid with the best stereo in the biggest house and with the most lenient parents is also the first one up on all the latest dance moves. Sprawling, earthy and kind of overpowering, this Vermonter is the death metal band among the otherwise dulcet varieties of blue.
earthy
How’d this happen? It’s like the kid with the best stereo in the biggest house and with the most lenient parents is also the first one up on all the latest dance moves. Sprawling, earthy and kind of overpowering, this Vermonter is the death metal band among the otherwise dulcet varieties of blue.
dulcet
How’d this happen? It’s like the kid with the best stereo in the biggest house and with the most lenient parents is also the first one up on all the latest dance moves. Sprawling, earthy and kind of overpowering, this Vermonter is the death metal band among the otherwise dulcet varieties of blue.
rich
How’d this happen? It’s like the kid with the best stereo in the biggest house and with the most lenient parents is also the first one up on all the latest dance moves. In other words this cheese is rich, cool and funky in nearly blinding dimensions.
cool
How’d this happen? It’s like the kid with the best stereo in the biggest house and with the most lenient parents is also the first one up on all the latest dance moves. In other words this cheese is rich, cool and funky in nearly blinding dimensions.
funky
How’d this happen? It’s like the kid with the best stereo in the biggest house and with the most lenient parents is also the first one up on all the latest dance moves. In other words this cheese is rich, cool and funky in nearly blinding dimensions.
blinding
How’d this happen? It’s like the kid with the best stereo in the biggest house and with the most lenient parents is also the first one up on all the latest dance moves. In other words this cheese is rich, cool and funky in nearly blinding dimensions.
dimension
How’d this happen? It’s like the kid with the best stereo in the biggest house and with the most lenient parents is also the first one up on all the latest dance moves. In other words this cheese is rich, cool and funky in nearly blinding dimensions.
trenchant
Way more classic and rustic than a dog-eared copy of Gibbon, yet as potent and trenchant.
tangy
This washed rind Italian is the basis for so many others, but few match the tangy flavor and pastoral aromas (hmmm, barnyard).
pastoral
This washed rind Italian is the basis for so many others, but few match the tangy flavor and pastoral aromas (hmmm, barnyard).
herbal
Yes, it looks a tad, well, funkee, no? but this latest creation from our man Rodolph melts on your tongue, suggesting complex herbal ecstasy.
ecstasy
Yes, it looks a tad, well, funkee, no? but this latest creation from our man Rodolph melts on your tongue, suggesting complex herbal ecstasy.
surround
The Lindsay Lohan of the cheese world, this pecorino has a tan, leathery exterior that surrounds a delicate yellow paste.
delicate
The Lindsay Lohan of the cheese world, this pecorino has a tan, leathery exterior that surrounds a delicate yellow paste.
hint
With hints of herbs and the aroma of hay, you can almost hear the bleating of Lindsay up in the Italian hills.
aroma
With hints of herbs and the aroma of hay, you can almost hear the bleating of Lindsay up in the Italian hills.
perfect
This cheese is so perfect and cute and delicious you just want to marry it.
delicious
This cheese is so perfect and cute and delicious you just want to marry it.
serendipity
Serendipity! Dumb luck to have fallen across it.
stark
Florette Goat ‘Brie’ You will find yourself on the floorette upon serving this soft, dreamy, oozy, stark-white wonderment.
wonderment
Florette Goat ‘Brie’ You will find yourself on the floorette upon serving this soft, dreamy, oozy, stark-white wonderment.
overpower
Sprawling, earthy and kind of overpowering, this Vermonter is the death metal band among the otherwise dulcet varieties of blue.
classic
Taleggio Way more classic and rustic than a dog-eared copy of Gibbon, yet as potent and trenchant.
potent
Way more classic and rustic than a dog-eared copy of Gibbon, yet as potent and trenchant.
basis
This washed rind Italian is the basis for so many others, but few match the tangy flavor and pastoral aromas (hmmm, barnyard).
creation
Galets de Cher Yes, it looks a tad, well, funkee, no? but this latest creation from our man Rodolph melts on your tongue, suggesting complex herbal ecstasy.
melt
Galets de Cher Yes, it looks a tad, well, funkee, no? but this latest creation from our man Rodolph melts on your tongue, suggesting complex herbal ecstasy.
suggest
Galets de Cher Yes, it looks a tad, well, funkee, no? but this latest creation from our man Rodolph melts on your tongue, suggesting complex herbal ecstasy.
complex
Galets de Cher Yes, it looks a tad, well, funkee, no? but this latest creation from our man Rodolph melts on your tongue, suggesting complex herbal ecstasy.

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Sunday February 3rd 2013, 8:05 AM
Comment by: Linda W.
But none of the word lists in the diagram/chart form are clickable. Shouldn't they be? It looks like I must start from scratch to see each box of words and connections.
Tuesday March 12th 2013, 11:36 AM
Comment by: Brad D. (PA)
too many describe figurative aspects rather than a literal sense of the flavor

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