Menu for the Week of October 12, 2012 — Cheese, Cheese, Glorious Cheese!

Menu for the Week of October 12, 2012 — Cheese, Cheese, Glorious Cheese!

For those of you who don’t follow us on Facebook, we wanted to use this post to tell everyone about our efforts to increase our cheese inventory as the holidays approach!  Most of you know Scott Stroud, of The Cheese Course, who also mans the retail shop during the week.  If you haven’t had a chance to talk to him about all of the cheeses he’s mongering for The Spotted Trotter, we certain encourage you to do so!  The selections are getting more robust each week — so much so that he forced us to give him more room in the meat case!

First,  staying domestic, we have Cabot Clothbound Cheddar in stock. Made in a traditional English bandaged style and aged at the Cellars at Jasper Hill, the texture is firm and flakey with an earthy flavor that finishes with a tart, slightly pineapple note. We have also brought in a lovely, washed rind cheese from von Trapp Farmstead called ‘Oma’.  Made with raw milk, the texture is soft without being runny and the flavor is beefy, slightly earthy yet buttery (raw milk shining through again).

On the import side we have some Pecorino di Pienza fresco. From Pienza, Tuscany’s most heralded city for cheese, this pasteurized sheep’s milk cheese is shipped at 30 days of age so it retains pliant, semi-soft texture with a full sweet sheep’s milk flavor that still carries the taste of lanolin. Great with medium to full bodied red wines or on your pizza.

Will you be serving meats and cheeses to start off your Thanksgiving!?!

Stay Hungry Atlanta!

Fresh (Linked)

  • Sweet Hot Italian
  • Black Cherry & Pork
  • English Breakfast
  • Lamb Merguez
  • Brandy Rabbit Boudin
  • Chicken Fresco

Primal Cuts / Prepared Items

  • These items are available only at the retail shop!
  • Dry-Aged Ribeyes (Brasstown and Meyer)
  • NY Strip (Brasstown)
  • Hanger Steaks (Brasstown)
  • Center Cut Pork Chops (Brasstown)
  • Quail (Manchester Farms)
  • Whole Rabbits (Rabbit Man Farms)
  • Creole Smoked Whole Chickens
  • Magret Moulard Duck Breasts (Hudson Valley)


  • Chicken Liver with Arkansas Black Apple & Ginger Aspic
  • Pork Rillettes with Herb Butter

Whole Muscle or Cured

  • Smoked Guanciale
  • Pancetta (Calabrian Chili)
  • Lardo
  • Duck Prosciutto
  • Lomo
  • Bresaola
  • Coppa 


  • Sweet Serrano & Pork


  • Spanish Chorizo
  • Pepperoni
  • Hunter Salami
  • Fegatelli Snack Sticks
  • Petit Sec Snack Sticks
  • Genoa
  • Finochionna


  • Hot Dogs
    • All Beef
    • Pork & Beef
  • Veal Bologna
  • Mortadella
  • Andouille
  • Beef Pastrami
  • Bacon
    • “The Original” — Sorghum and Cracked Black Pepper
  • Tasso


  • Pickled Chicken En Croute
  • Chicken Exquisite

Why Not?

  • Chicharrones
  • High Road Craft Ice Cream “Frozen Trotter” Pints
  • Femur Cut Marrow Bones
  • Duck Fat
  • Stocks, Ox Tails, and Trotters, Oh My! (you never know what we have in stock…)


  • Sweet Southern
  • Peppered Umami

Cheese Course

  • Chevre with Herbs de Provence (Belle Chevre)
  • Big Bloomy (Caly Rd.)
  • Waypoint (Caly Rd.)
  • Broad River Blue (Nature’s Harmony)
  • Hunkadora (Prodigal Farm)
  • Cumberland (Sequatchie Cove)
  • Coppinger (Sequatchie Cove)
  • Bloomsbury (Caramont Farm)
  • Fortsonia (Nature’s Harmony)


  • Assorted baguettes, pretzel bread, and hot dog buns from H&F Bakery


  • The Spotted Trotter Spiced Blackberry and Peach Jam(onit) (Atlanta, GA)
  • The Spotted Trotter Peach Butter with Lavender (Atlanta, GA)
  • TRU Bee Honey (Franklin, TN)
  • Sorghum Syrup (Hughe’s Farm)
  • Rancho Gordo Beans
    • Borlotti
    • Yellow Eye
    • Good Mother Stallard
    • Goat Eye


  • The Spotted Trotter Artisan T-Shirts (3 styles)
  • Reusable The Spotted Trotter Grocery Bags (only $3 each!)
  • Meat Bucks (Gift Certificates!)
  • Assorted Handmade Cutting Boards (Doc’s Woodturning)
  • Salami Cutting Boards (Doc’s Woodturning)
  • MEATPAPER Quarterly Periodical
  • Flavors Magazine
  • Assorted On-Topic Hardcover Books (miscellaneous authors)
  • Bacon Soap
  • Bacon Toothpicks
  • Artisan Metal Spotted Pigs (2 sizes) (New Retail Item!)

Remember, you can always use our online order form to reserve your order in advance.

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