Crave for the Holidays: Give Gift Boxes Featuring Crave Brothers Farmstead Classics


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Crave for the Holidays: Give Gift Boxes Featuring Crave Brothers Farmstead Classics

Waterloo, Wisconsin, November 26, 2012— Make it easy for those on your gift list to celebrate the holidays this year by ordering gourmet gifts for them from Crave Brothers Farmstead Cheese. While you’re at it, make things easy on yourself.  You can shop online and have tasty gifts delivered right to the doors of your family members and friends. Crave Brothers offers three different gift boxes—something for the party-throwers, chocolate-lovers and foodies in your life: The Crave Cheese Gift Box, The Crave Brothers Chocolate Mascarpone Pie Gift Box and the Crave Brothers Petit Frère Cheese Gift Box.

1. The Crave Cheese Gift Box. For those who embrace holiday entertaining, consider the Crave Cheese Gift Box. It features an assortment of award-winning Crave Brothers Farmstead Classics Cheeses from Wisconsin, in just the right quantity for festive gatherings. The box includes 8 ounces of Crave Brothers rich, sweet creamy Mascarpone for desserts and dips; an 8 ounce vacuum packed ball of Crave Brothers Fresh Mozzarella that is recipe-ready for appetizers; 12 ounces of Crave Brothers Farmer’s Rope string cheese for snacks; and 8 ounces of Crave Brothers Petit Frère® rind-washed European-style cheese. Petit Frère is ideal for serving with crusty bread or hearty whole grain crackers. Its earthy, fruity flavors offer an excellent complement for fresh fruit and fruit preserves.

2. Crave Brothers Chocolate Mascarpone Pie Gift Box. To create a sweet memory for chocolate-lovers, give the gift of a simple yet rich dessert. With the Crave Brothers Chocolate Mascarpone Pie Gift Box, a luxurious holiday dessert takes just minutes to prepare. The box includes the pie ingredients—16 luscious ounces of Crave Brothers Sweet Cream Mascarpone, 12 ounces of dark chocolate, and one cookie crumb crust, along with the recipe card.  (If desired, add a splash of your own Kahlua or Amaretto liqueur). To make this no-bake pie, simply stir together the melted semi-sweet chocolate and Crave Brothers Mascarpone. Then, spread the filling into the provided cookie crumb crust and chill before serving.

3. The Crave Brothers Petit Frère Cheese Gift Box. A gift of artisan cheese is sure to please any foodie with a discriminating palate. The combination of simplicity and quality is available with the ready-to-enjoy Crave Brothers Petit Frère Cheese Gift Box. It comes with a cutting board, and dried fruit to complement the cheese. Just slice and serve.

The Crave Brothers Farmstead Classics award-winning artisan cheeses, including Crave Brothers Petit Frère, are made with milk from the Crave family’s dairy herd. The cheeses are produced by using 100% green power and practicing water conservation and recycling. You can order gift baskets featuring Crave Brothers Farmstead Classics online at Learn more about Crave Brothers Farmstead Classics at


The Crave family farms 2,000 acres of rich land in south-central Wisconsin, growing soybeans, corn and alfalfa to use as nutritious feed for their Holstein cows. From the manure digester to water recovery, sustainability is top-of-mind on the farm. Every pound of cheese made by George Crave, a licensed cheese maker, is made with milk from the family’s herd. Crave Brothers Farmstead Cheese produces Mascarpone, Fresh Mozzarella, Les Frères® and Petit Frère® French-style cheeses, Farmer’s Rope® Part-Skim Mozzarella String Cheese and Oaxaca.

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