culure's Guide to the American Cheese Society Conference 2010
66 Little Goats, Big Cheese
Pholia Farm’s great cheese, Hillis Peak, starts with dwarf goats and music in the milking parlor.
By Angela Sanders
74 Barn Sighting
Cameras capture an endangered architectural species—the American wooden barn.
By photographers Jeff Baker, Bob Delevante, Jason Houston, Todd Klassy & Jeremy Stockwell
82 Iowan Icon
The story of Maytag Blue begins four generations ago and continues today.
By Kelly Roberson
58 Rich, Young, and Delicate
Darlings of the cheese world, triple-creams challenge the cheesemaker.
By Bronwyn & Francis Percival
49 a chef’s dish
At a holiday open house, a Maine chef cooks for company with winter-wise recipes.
110 sides & savories
For a little drizzle on cheese that’s sure to dazzle, reach for the right olive oil.
24 wine with cheese
Our expert discovers a simple pairing principle for bold and complex wines.
56 beer with cheese
Wild yeast and beer-loving bacteria create a funky favorite to serve with cheese.
102 good gear
Expand your wish list with handsome new hardcovers on food and drink.
107 cheese IQ
Learn how to wrap wedges and wheels of all shapes and sizes with cheese paper.
40 a dessert
We challenged a baker to reinvent the classic cheesecake; taste her success in four fantastic recipes.
90 a cheese plate
Spend less, eat more with these quick tricks for serving better cheese on a budget
27 where to go
In our best-of-Brooklyn guide, find your way among the hip and hardcore dairy choices.
115 the locals
Find your closest cheese fix with culture’s one-of-a-kind listing of more than 500 cheese retailers.
47 cheese talk
For poet Albert Goldbarth, a flea market find kindles creative thinking.
39 farm animals
Meet the dog breed that protects the flock at many sheep dairies.
100 cheese science
Robots are making a fast move at the intersection of cheese tradition and technology.
In Every Issue
11 news & events
Upcoming cheese events, new wheels and wedges, a downhill cheese chase, prize-winning mongers, our special Winter Giveaway, and more.
18 cheese lit
Inspired words on cheese, including song lyrics, memoir excerpts, and book reviews.
Affineur Hervé Mons talks about his true love.
73 centerfold cheese club
Join the club and receive a limited-edition cheese every season, starting with this issue’s centerfold, Hillis Peak.
112 ask the cheesemonger
To eat or not to eat the rind; what an AOC label means and why it matters.
Like birds of a feather, cheese devotees flock together.
• Rich, Young, and Delicate
• Little Goats, Big Cheese
• Iowan Icon
• Dairy Down Under