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Cheese Curds in Wash/Balt

rcardarelli Nov 9, 2008 12:38 PM

Found an old thread about the French-Canadian delicacy poutine, discontinued in 2007. Whereas poutine gravy mix can be purchased online (or in my case the last trip to Quebec), cheese curds are more difficult. Is there any farmstand/supermarket/specialty shop, preferably in Balto., that sells them? No luck at the farmers market (JFX) this morning. Thanks in advance.


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    homesmax Nov 19, 2008 12:42 PM

    dupont circle farmers market has them

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      nosey Nov 10, 2008 04:09 PM

      I have seen them at the Amish Market in Annapolis.

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        tartuffe Nov 10, 2008 10:27 AM

        I've never heard Poutine called a "delicacy." have you had it at Pied de Cochon with about a pound of foie gras added?

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          rcardarelli Nov 10, 2008 03:22 PM

          Not yet, tartuffe, although that's the plan for next time I get up to the Great White North. Thanks for the help, all! I'll make a Wegman's trip soon.


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            jkosnett Nov 26, 2008 05:22 PM

            after eating it twice in 2 days in montreal in september i would call it a delicacy, or maybe an addiction. ate it in midst of 100 km bike ride (all day up and down the island),,, been curious if it exists here in Balt/Wash. In NJ the diners do something called disco fries but I don't know if it uses cheese curds or just cheese... anyone know?

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            kneelconqueso Nov 10, 2008 07:19 AM

            i picked up some cheese curds at the farmers market in courthouse (arlington) a couple weeks ago. they squeaked.

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              Steve Nov 10, 2008 10:39 AM

              The cheese curds at the arlington farmer's market are indeed very good. Although I have never been able to get any cheese curds to squeak..

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                julialimei Nov 19, 2008 12:01 PM

                I love the cheese curds from the man at Courthouse farmers' market. He usually has plain, herbed, and onion varieties. But no squeaking. The only squeaky cheese curds I've had were at the Tillamook Creamery in Oregon (we were at the factory and they were fresh off the production line).

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              FoiGras Nov 10, 2008 07:00 AM

              I bought cheddar cheese and horseradish white cheddar cheese curds at Wegman's in Hunt Valley last weekend. They probably have what you are looking for. FoiGras

              1. chowser Nov 9, 2008 05:09 PM

                Trader Joe's carries them but they're not fresh enough to squeek.

                1. Henry Spencer Nov 9, 2008 02:27 PM

                  I bought some here once; I'm pretty sure it was at Trader Joe's.

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