EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (WEAU) -- Thanksgiving and Friendsgiving rank as some of our favorite holidays to share with those we love. The wonderful fall flavors and time with beloved family and friends — what’s not to love? At the center of every gathering is delicious food, making it a great time to celebrate the season with Wisconsin Cheese.
Start planning for your gathering with the 2019 Harvest issue of Grate Pair Share magazine. Preparing Thanksgiving dinner can be hard work, but these simple recipes can help make the preparation a little easier and lighter.
Wisconsin Specialty cheese views strong sales spikes during Thanksgiving and throughout the holidays as consumers entertain more, send gifts, and serve something special from Wisconsin to share with friends and families. Varieties that spike in the two weeks around Thanksgiving include: asiago, brie, cheddar, cream cheese, fontina, fontinella, gouda, gruyere, mascarpone, ricotta, and romano. We see a 20% increase in sales around Thanksgiving each year for Wisconsin Cheese!
Today’s featured recipes:
Mascarpone-Pumpkin Pie Squares
Dessert, yes please! These Mascarpone-Pumpkin Pie Squares are rich, creamy and packed with pumpkin flavor. They are perfect for your Thanksgiving table or after your favorite meal. Creamy mascarpone is an award-winning cheese and handcrafted by artisans; it has a delicate, sweet flavor and smooth consistency.
Sheet-Pan Scalloped Potatoes
Featuring three award winning Wisconsin Cheese selections, this sheet pan dish is a crowd pleaser that is packed with flavor!
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