What a thrill to see that so many of you share our passion for perfectly aged Parmigiano Reggiano! You can bet that it was not an easy task to narrow down the six finalists from the more than 1,000 mouth-watering recipes entered in our contest. We hope you’ll agree that our top picks showcase the versatility of Parmigiano Reggiano and how creative you can be with this amazing cheese. Without further ado…congratulations to our winners: Savory Parmigiano Reggiano Loaf with Pancetta, Sun-dried Tomatoes and Basil
J. Baron of Livonia, NY.Second Place: Parmigiano Reggiano Ramekin Cheese Puffs
C. Kumpe of El Dorado, CA.Third Place: Savory Cannoli con Parmigiano Reggiano
M. Anderson of Eagle, ID.Fourth Place: Parmigiano Reggiano Blondies
T. Traynor of Winston-Salem, NC.Fifth Place: Parmigiano Reggiano Grits with Corn and Vidalia Onion
K. Keegan of Memphis, TN.Scroll through the other 1,000+ recipes and you’ll be amazed at all of the wonderful ways to eat Parmigiano Reggiano. Many thanks go to our panel of judges for taking time out of their busy schedules to sample the top Parmigiano Reggiano dishes and make the tough decisions. Some people have all the luck! Company-wide Wheel Cracking Event--February 27th, 3 p.m. EST You can be just as lucky. On February 27th we’ll cap off our month-long celebration of the “King of Cheese” with a company-wide Parmigiano Reggiano wheel cracking event. At exactly 3 p.m. Eastern Standard Time (EST) cheesemongers in all of our stores will crack open wheels of Parmigiano Reggiano at the same time . We’re hoping to outdo our 2008 record of 300 Parmigiano Reggiano wheels opened simultaneously. Be there to witness the event and try Parmigiano Reggiano samples, recipe demonstrations, food pairings, wine tastings (where allowed) and more. In the meantime, go Behind the Rind and get to know more about the magnificent Parmigiano Reggiano with videos, recipes, cheese plate ideas and more.