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Eat your heart out with the help of this month's foodie finds.

Cheese club subscription

Available at Bleu Fox Cheese Shop

324 E. Main St.

423-498-1977

bleufoxcheeseshop.com

Strengthen the base of your food pyramid with monthly deliveries curated by the cheesemongers at Bleu Fox. Each dose of mouth magic includes three or four artisan cheeses — some so rare they aren't even sold in the shop — plus all the accouterments for a delicious party.

$150 for 3 months; $285 for 6 months; $550 for 12 months

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Assorted cheeses. / Contributed image

 

Cheese slicer

Available at European Market

EuropeanMarket.US

Channel the Swiss Alps with your next slice. This adorable cheese slicer may even inspire you to take your daily indulgence in a new direction (as if gourmet cheese weren't reason enough).

$52

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Cheese slicer. / Contributed image

 

Egg (or trinket) tray

Available at Reflections Gallery

1635 Rossville Ave.

423-892-3072

reflectionsgallerytn.com

Put all your eggs in one gorgeous basket. This handmade ceramic tray is sure to brighten your day as you get it started right.

$48

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Staff photo by C.B. Schmelter / An egg/trinket tray is photographed at Reflections Gallery on Tuesday, June 9, 2020 in Chattanooga, Tenn.

 

Truff Hot Sauce

Available at Bud Floral + Home

2206 Dayton Blvd.

423-432-4756

budfloralandhome.com

In case you didn't know, truffles and hot sauce go together like peanut butter and jelly. This elevated version of the spicy staple will add dimension to just about any dish.

$18

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Staff photo by C.B. Schmelter / Truff hot sauce is seen in the studio at the Times Free Press on Monday, Sept. 14, 2020 in Chattanooga, Tenn.

 

Duck Fat Caramels

Available at Locals Only Gifts and Goods

10 Frazier Ave.

423-541-4438

localsonlygiftsandgoods.com

If you thought caramel couldn't get any richer, think again. The substitution of duck fat and cane sugar in place of the typical milk and corn syrup of store bought varieties adds depth and a surprising silkiness while helping to keep the ingredient list natural and minimal.

$19.99

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Staff photo by C.B. Schmelter / Olive & Sinclair Chocolate Co.'s Duck Fat Caramels are seen in the studio at the Times Free Press on Monday, Sept. 14, 2020 in Chattanooga, Tenn.

 

Custom spice blends

Available at The Spice & Tea Exchange

2115 Gunbarrel Road A13

423-826-7707

spiceandtea.com/chattanooga

Despite the tragedy of not having a Trader Joe's in our area, there's a way to buy your favorite TJ spice locally. We're of course talking about the "everything bagel" blend. The folks at The Spice and Tea Exchange have dozens of customized seasonings — many so unique that you may forget about TJ altogether.

$5.49 for 1-oz. bag; $12.95 for 1.8-oz. shaker; $19.69 for 4-oz. bag

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Staff photo by C.B. Schmelter / "Everything Bagel" and Ultimate Umami spice blends from The Spice & Tea Exchange are seen in the studio at the Times Free Press on Monday, Sept. 14, 2020 in Chattanooga, Tenn.
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