Aperichevre Chevrechard (P)
(Imported Cheeses: France)
Retailers take note: your customers will so love this party-in-a-box, they'll likely shower you with kisses. Food-service pros will also do well to keep these on-hand for joyously simple, yet elegant, appetizers. Very fresh, rindless, bright-white, lemony goat cheese, pre-cut into five different shapes, each topped with diced shallots, red peppers, chives, a golden raisin, or a small square of dried apricot -- the cheeses are laid out in five neat rows, with toothpicks in a little compartment, and all is housed in a plastic box. Grab a baguette and let the festivities begin.