Surrounded to the west and north by the Atlantic Ocean and by mountains from the Atlantic to the Mediterranean, Galicia has always been a remote region of Spain. This isolation fostered an ancient cheese culture. Here the Galicia cows graze on the lush green pastures and bear milk that its people have been making into cheese for generations.
San Simon P.D.O. is made from pasteurized milk of the Rubia, Gallega, Pardo-Alpina and Frisona cow breeds.
It is a semi-soft rather elastic paste cheese with a hard, smooth, birch-smoked rind. It’s aged two to four weeks, lightly pressed and then gently smoked for two weeks after leaving the mold. It has a conical shape and a full but not extreme flavor that is buttery and sweet in the mouth with a smoky aftertaste that ranges from mild to piquant.
It can be enjoyed with fruit based desserts. Serve with celery, fresh bread, hazelnuts or green apples tart. Melts easily and adds great flavor to casseroles and poultry. Serve as part of tapas with chorizo, olives and Marcona almonds. Pairs with white wines or brut cava.
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Makes sense. The New York Jets need to increase McCown's playing time as they get closer to the regular season."I like his leadership, I like how he takes control of the offense," offensive coordinator John Morton said of the Jets' presumptive Week 1 starter, who had a brief but effective outing in the opener. "He's seen a lot of football. I like that. I like his experience. That's the biggest thing."
Morton is a disciple of Jon Gruden, whose preference for seasoned quarterbacks was well known. Food for thought.
A recap of the quarterback competition on Tuesday:
This was a solid day for McCown (10-for-15), who was pleased by the overall performance of the offense. Eric Decker JerseysAfterward, he said, "We need to keep stacking days like this."
Wow moment: There was nothing spectacular, just a bunch of high-percentage throws that were executed.
Whoa moment: He almost was intercepted on his first pass, as linebacker Demario Davis dropped into coverage and deflected a pass. McCown has gone six straight practices without an interception. Did we just jinx him?
This was the fourth straight practice that Hackenberg had more total reps than McCown -- 23 to 20. Leonard Williams JerseysHe completed eight of 15 attempts, managing to avoid a sack -- a rarity. The pass protection was much better than Monday.
Wow moment: Hackenberg made two throws that stood out. He unleashed a 50-yard bomb to rookie wide receiver Dan Williams, who outmuscled Marcus Williams for the ball. Later, Hackenberg fired a laser to Robby Anderson on the far sideline. Matt Forte JerseysThe pass had plenty of giddy-up on it, and Anderson made a two-handed, leaping catch.