Have a blue (cheese) Christmas

Joan Lamothe learned to make cheese from an English friend and decided to start her own business. Photo by Cynthia Hochswender

FALLS VILLAGE — Cheese isn’t automatically a good holiday gift. Even if you don’t agree with the health department when it says that all cheeses need to be refrigerated (contrary to what the French tell us), it’s still hard to be stealthy with a wedge of blue cheese hidden under the tree. Its fragrance announces its presence. 

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