In place of apples and pears, try serving summer fruits like peaches, nectarines and plums with cheese for a sophisticated picnic or dessert. Plums complement strong, salty cheeses like Roquefort and Stilton. Peaches pair well with delicate goat's milk cheeses that set off their floral freshness, fine quality Cheddar and fontina. Nectarines' complex flavors can stand up to full-bodied spicy cheeses like a creamy Muenster.
The scoop on ice cream fans
Distinct personalities correspond with favorite ice cream flavors, according to a study conducted for Edy's Grand Ice Cream.
* Vanilla: colorful, impulsive risk-takers who set high goals and have high expectations of themselves; enjoy close family relationships.