A pair of luxurious soft cheeses balanced by a peppercorn-studded pecorino, mole salami and our Cowgirl Crackers. The perfect treat for sitting around the campfire, on the beach, or in the backyard.
Red Hawk Cowgirl Creamery – Point Reyes Station, California Red Hawk is a full-flavored triple-cream cheese crafted from Bivalve Dairy’s organic milk. After brine-washing and 6 weeks of aging, Red Hawk develops a peach-colored rind with a pungent, custardy center. Meaty and rich with flavors of ocean spray and fresh cream, this decadent cheese is sure to delight the novice and the expert alike. (8oz)
Stepladder Creamery – Cambria, California
Cheesemaker Jack Rudolph converted his family’s central coast ranch into an award-winning creamery, milking a small herd of La Mancha goats and buying cow’s milk from a neighboring farm of Jerseys and Holsteins. This third generation farmer makes the best of the two milk sources, combining them in this diminutive cheese with a big reputation. Big Sur is coated in ash before developing a delicate white bloomy rind, yielding a delightful seasonal cheese that is bright and floral with a mouth-coating richness. (3.5oz)
Pepato Bellwether Farms – Petaluma, California Pepato pays homage to the aged sheep’s milk cheeses of Tuscany, a basket-molded pecorino made exclusively from Bellwether’s pastured flock. In a twist on their classic San Andreas, peppercorns are added to the curd to provide a delicate heat and warming spice. Whether thinly shaved or crumbled into morsels, Pepato is a stunning example of a European classic adapted to Sonoma terroir. (6oz)
Mole Salami Elevation Meats – Denver, Colorado Elevation Meats works exclusively with humanely raised pork, celebrating simplicity and the centuries-old tradition of dry-cured charcuterie. Made with chocolate stout and a blend of chilies, garlic, cinnamon, and oregano this limited salami evokes the complex flavors of slow-cooked mole. Elevation perfectly balances savory and sweet, yielding a rustic pork salami with a warming spice. (5oz)
Cowgirl Sea Salt and Olive Oil Crackers Rustic Bakery • Petaluma, California These crispy organic flatbread crackers are baked locally especially for Cowgirl Creamery, and make the perfect edible platform for all cheese.