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#1 Neuvirths Glove

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Posted 06 December 2013 - 11:43 PM

Watching the Coyotes/Canucks.  One of the commercials in the rotation is a Yancy's Fancy ad, basically one of the ones you've seen, with Mike Robataille as the "celebrity" endorser (I would think only Buffalo ex-pats would know who he is).  Kind of weird to hear about Pembroke, NY, on the Coyotes broadcast.

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Posted 06 December 2013 - 11:52 PM

Their Bergenost is probably my favorite of their cheeses.

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Posted 06 December 2013 - 11:56 PM

 Doohickie, on 06 December 2013 - 11:43 PM, said:

Watching the Coyotes/Canucks.  One of the commercials in the rotation is a Yancy's Fancy ad, basically one of the ones you've seen, with Mike Robataille as the "celebrity" endorser (I would think only Buffalo ex-pats would know who he is).  Kind of weird to hear about Pembroke, NY, on the Coyotes broadcast.

To be fair, I beleive he did play for the Canucks at some point, as well. Still weird for Yancy's Fancy's to be advertised all the way on the west coast, haha.

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Posted 07 December 2013 - 12:21 AM

 Doohickie, on 06 December 2013 - 11:43 PM, said:

Watching the Coyotes/Canucks.  One of the commercials in the rotation is a Yancy's Fancy ad, basically one of the ones you've seen, with Mike Robataille as the "celebrity" endorser (I would think only Buffalo ex-pats would know who he is).  Kind of weird to hear about Pembroke, NY, on the Coyotes broadcast.

Not really on the same topic as you, but i once went to visit a friend in Seattle, and we went to Vancouver and stayed with one of his female friends apartments, and their "local" Fox News channel was Fox Rochester. Now... that was weird.

Anybody know why that was or if it's still the case?

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Posted 07 December 2013 - 12:28 AM

 Doohickie, on 06 December 2013 - 11:43 PM, said:

Watching the Coyotes/Canucks.  One of the commercials in the rotation is a Yancy's Fancy ad, basically one of the ones you've seen, with Mike Robataille as the "celebrity" endorser (I would think only Buffalo ex-pats would know who he is).  Kind of weird to hear about Pembroke, NY, on the Coyotes broadcast.

Yancey's Fancy is available in many locations in AZ and also the entire country: http://www.yanceysfa...location/browse

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Posted 07 December 2013 - 12:34 AM

Obviously Pittsburgh is much closer than AZ but I see yancey's in the cheese section at the local grocery store.

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Posted 07 December 2013 - 12:34 AM

Their Buffalo Wing cheese curds make a great poutine.

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Posted 07 December 2013 - 06:26 AM

I love their Buffalo Wing cheese.  We have a few Wegmans here in Maryand and you can buy it there.

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Posted 07 December 2013 - 07:07 AM

They have a good selection of YF at the local Harris Teeter here in North Carolina.  It's a little piece of home!

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Posted 07 December 2013 - 07:56 AM

I've seen it here in PHX at Fry's or Safeway.  Can't remember which one and wanted to try it but I wanted just a plain cheddar to taste before trying a flavored cheese.

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Posted 07 December 2013 - 08:01 AM

Artisan cheese...

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Posted 07 December 2013 - 08:36 AM

They have it down here in Orlando too

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Posted 07 December 2013 - 09:36 AM

 d4rksabre, on 07 December 2013 - 12:34 AM, said:

Their Buffalo Wing cheese curds make a great poutine.

OMG poutine!

#drool

 inkman, on 07 December 2013 - 08:01 AM, said:

Artisan cheese...

Not much any more unfortunately.

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Posted 07 December 2013 - 10:04 AM

Try the Buffalo Wing cheese.  Nice spicy bite.  I like matching it up with a CheezeIt.

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Posted 07 December 2013 - 10:31 AM

 Doohickie, on 06 December 2013 - 11:43 PM, said:

Watching the Coyotes/Canucks.  One of the commercials in the rotation is a Yancy's Fancy ad, basically one of the ones you've seen, with Mike Robataille as the "celebrity" endorser (I would think only Buffalo ex-pats would know who he is).  Kind of weird to hear about Pembroke, NY, on the Coyotes broadcast.

I've seen that, too -- first time I saw a Yancey's ad on the boards at their arena I was really surprised!

We've got their cheeses here in the grocery store, too.

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Posted 07 December 2013 - 10:42 AM

 wjag, on 07 December 2013 - 10:04 AM, said:

Try the Buffalo Wing cheese.  Nice spicy bite.  I like matching it up with a CheezeIt.
I find the "buffalo" flavor too overpowering.  I enjoy subtleties in flavor and this cheese screams "YOU ARE EATING A BUFFALO FLAVOR CHEESE" rather than "enjoy this spicy cheese with a hint of "buffalo flavor"

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Posted 07 December 2013 - 10:57 AM

Of course it's here in northern PA too. Y'all send a lot of unhealthy things to the sticks!

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Posted 07 December 2013 - 11:54 AM

Funny thing I saw on the news thats cheese related is they're starting to de-ice roads with cheese brine instead of salt. Salt attracts animals which in turn get hit by vehicles but apparently salt is useless below certain temperatures whereas cheese brine works fine. Also using beet juice in some places. Sorry for going ot but I thought it was interesting.

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Posted 07 December 2013 - 12:44 PM

 inkman, on 07 December 2013 - 10:42 AM, said:

I find the "buffalo" flavor too overpowering.  I enjoy subtleties in flavor and this cheese screams "YOU ARE EATING A BUFFALO FLAVOR CHEESE" rather than "enjoy this spicy cheese with a hint of "buffalo flavor"

To each his own.  When I get a block of it, I tend to polish it off in record time.  I'm helped by the fact that it is too spicy for the family, so it's 'mine all mine'.

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Posted 07 December 2013 - 04:56 PM

Got some awesome garlic, parsley chive cheddar cheese here in raleigh today... Also had delicious habanero cheddar as well and a dill white cheddar...... There was some YF but these homemade farmers market cheeses blew them away.

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Posted 07 December 2013 - 06:06 PM

For those around here who love local cheese, Cuba Cheese Shoppe is with checking out as well. Great products from them.

http://www.cubacheese.com

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Posted 07 December 2013 - 06:50 PM

I ###### love cheese!   ...this thread is making me hungry. :)

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Posted 07 December 2013 - 06:55 PM

How much cheese is too much cheese?

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Posted 08 December 2013 - 02:01 AM

 d4rksabre, on 07 December 2013 - 06:06 PM, said:

For those around here who love local cheese, Cuba Cheese Shoppe is with checking out as well. Great products from them.

http://www.cubacheese.com

Best cheese curds around here!

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Posted 08 December 2013 - 02:16 AM

 beerme1, on 08 December 2013 - 02:01 AM, said:



Best cheese curds around here!

Hell yeah!

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Posted 08 December 2013 - 02:23 AM

 d4rksabre, on 08 December 2013 - 02:16 AM, said:

Hell yeah!
This place is the main reason I'm coming back to St. Bonaventure for the spring semester :P

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Posted 08 December 2013 - 11:00 PM

This is probably great news for Upstate dairy farmers.

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Posted 09 December 2013 - 02:14 AM

They sell it in grocery stores in southern california too. There's been a Yancey's fancy booth at the Long Beach GP handing out cheese samples the past few years.

Edited by skaught, 09 December 2013 - 02:14 AM.


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Posted 09 December 2013 - 11:25 AM

Try the Yancey's Steakhouse Onion Cheddar.  It's pretty awesome, but no one will want to stand within 5 feet of you after you're done.  Getting the onion flavor out of your mouth takes at least 18 hours.....

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Posted 09 December 2013 - 06:04 PM

 Sabre Dance, on 09 December 2013 - 11:25 AM, said:

Try the Yancey's Steakhouse Onion Cheddar.  It's pretty awesome, but no one will want to stand within 5 feet of you after you're done.  Getting the onion flavor out of your mouth takes at least 18 hours.....

That's what ink means, I think. The stuff is good, but they're really heavy handed with the flavor. I'd almost try to cut it 50/50 with "regular" cheese to balance it out.

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Posted 12 December 2013 - 11:20 AM

 beerme1, on 08 December 2013 - 02:01 AM, said:

Best cheese curds around here!

Concur.  Awesome stuff.

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Posted 12 December 2013 - 01:12 PM

Costco carries it sometimes here in Texas.  And I've seen it in other stores.  But the part I thought was interesting is that they were marketing it on the Arizona cablecast with Roby as their spokesman.