Welcome and a Happy New Year to you ! (and New Year’s Eve Here at Long’s we have been very busy during the holidays like all of us, and are looking forward to a New Year that starts with a Ducks win in the Rose Bowl !
The Rose Bowl Game : January 2nd : Prediction: Ducks over Michigan in a Tough Game
Oregon and Wisconsin are two of 12 teams since the start of 1996 to score at least 80 TDs in a season. With 82 this year, the Ducks joined Oklahoma as the only teams among that dozen to accomplish the feat twice.In Pasadena California the Rose Parade and Rose Bowl have always been televised on New Years Day. It looks like the bowl games organizers are mixing it up this year and we have the Rose Bowl on a Monday, January 2nd. That’s ok. I guess we will have to extend the holiday weekend into Monday. Happy New Year !
The Buzz from Portland About Chop Butchery & Charcuterie – can be read on Yelp …..the buzz here in our store is that we carry their handcrafted salami which is very popular for a distinctive taste from this new but vintage butchery in Portland – We carry two in our Deli cooler : Garlic and Black Pepper, and Herbes De Provence – Each costs $8.99 – while they last …
Why Chef’s Love Our Meat Products
Rocky Marselli, a local chef and owner of Osteria Sfizio, who has been featured in the national media, buys his meats from Long’s exclusively. “Long’s has the best quality meats that are raised sustainably here in the Willamette Valley, where the fertile soils provide a healthier source for the animals. I also enjoy the personalized attention that I get at Long’s and the ability to order custom cuts as I need them.”
Don’t Miss – Free Wine Tastings with Kaila Rose Nicholl, our wine buyer, – Fridays 4-6pm – whites and reds
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Got the Holiday Blues? Try These. Rogue Creamery Blues
“On December 22, while on a road trip to California to visit family for the holidays, I stopped at the historic Rogue Creamery Cheese Shop in Central Point to get some information and see their retail store. It’s worth the stop, if even to sample some of their award winning Rogue River Blue. The 5 lb wrapped cheeses were a visual treat, and they have a large variety of Cheddars as well as blues.” David Brown, webmaster @ Long’s (pictured with dog Shaman).
Here at Long’s we have a large selection of their blue cheeses, and carry the following products (at discount prices compared to elsewhere) Rogue River Blue (wrapped in grape leaves) – This hand crafted raw cow’s milk blue veined cheese develops a beautiful natural rind as a result of hand turning and tending the cheese several times a week. The wheels are aged for up to a year in our special rooms which were constructed to simulate the ancient caves in Roquefort, France. One of many awards: Best in Show, 2011 American Cheese Society, Montreal-
Caveman Blue – Caveman Blue is a rich, complex blue that is deliciously sweet & fruity with slight vanilla tones and a texture of butter and crystals
Crater Lake Blue– their most robust blue – made from a complex of local and international molds
Oregon Blue – Created a half a century ago, Oregon Blue Vein cheese has been the West Coast’s exemplary award-winning Raw Milk Blue cheese.
Oregonzola – this cheese is aged a minimum of 120 days in their caves.
Smoky Blue – cold smoked for 16 hours over hazelnut shells from the Pacific Northwest. The result is a balance of sweet caramel and hazelnut flavors that magically contrast the sharpness of our blue cheese.
Great video: “Secrets of the Aging Cave” by Rogue Creamery
Take a tour of the first blue cheese aging caves on the west coast in operation since 1957. Creamery co-owner David Gremmels shares the secrets of the aging caves that nurture Rogue Creamery’s line of award winning blue cheeses.
From England – Jason Palin, chef director at The Cheshire Cookery School in Altrincham, cooks up a storm with a delicious blue cheese and chicken breast View video recipe on YouTube –
Fresh Baguettes from Metropol Bakery
Knee Deep Free Range Jalapeno Beef Jerky – $24.98lb In the freezer: Whetstone Valley Free Range Goose Carlton Farms Smoked Turkey Shelton Free Range Turkeys and much more.
Large selection of condiments, Chocolate, BarBq sauces, meat rubs, and more.