Oct 10, 2008

Thanksgiving at Cheese Boutique








Cheese B has an eye-dazzling selection of desserts at any time of year, but now they have outdone themselves with an impressive display of Thanksgiving treats.

Pumpkin Pie deserves the honour of being at the top of this list. There is the Traditional, spiced with cloves, cinnamon, nutmeg and ginger, and for those who find such spices to powerful, ask for the new Roasted Pumpkin and Ginger Pie. I sampled the regular Pumpkin Pie, and the spice levels certainly aren't overwhelming by my standard. It was, for the record, quite delicious and home-made in its quality, with the occasional pleasant little chunk of pumpkin and a light, non-oily crust.

For a more unusual take try the pie made from a scrumptious mixture of Pumpkin, Carrots and Dates, baked in a shortbread crust and topped with crunchy Pecans.

There is a Pumpkin and Date pound loaf, perfect to serve with Tea, and a fun assortment of Thanksgiving-themed Sugar Cookies and Chocolates with great appeal to the child within-- as well as actual children.

To serve alongside Turkey dinner, try the Savory Sweet Potato Pie, made with oven roasted Sweet Potatoes and Onions. (All pies are available in the following sizes: 3”, 5”, 6”, 8” ,9”, 11”)

It was a tough choice, but I went with the Ambrosia Pie... made from Apples and Berries, and defying description. Oh, and Cheese B has some very healthy-looking fresh Turkeys if you haven't picked one up yet.

And that's all for now... have a wonderful Thanksgiving!

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