Dried fruit and fruit spreads serve as great pairings.
Honey and nuts are great accoutrements.
Clockwise from red cheese: Pure Luck Chevre, Crave Brothers Farmstead Fresh Mozzarella, Cypress Grove Humboldt Fog, Rogue Oregon Blue, Roth Kase Gruyere Grand Cru.
Clockwise from the blue: Rogue River Blue, Vermont Butter and Creamery Bonne Bouche, Isigny Mimolette, Cowgirl Creamery Red Hawk.
Decadent and fun, this pimiento cheese is a new classic, turning buttery Brie and sweet pimientos into a tasty spread.
Sweet, plump poached figs make a luscious accompaniment to Le Gruyère. Add a sprig of fresh rosemary to the poaching liquid to give the figs a subtle herbaceous flavor.