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Mike Hanson originally joined American Provisions, a farm-to-table specialty food store in South Boston with a carefully curated cheese counter, as a beer buyer. But it took longer than expected for the shop to obtain an alcohol license, and by then Hanson was hooked on his assignment as cheesemonger. Now, he’s the store’s cheese and beer purchaser.

What is cultured butter?

cultured butter smeared on a piece of bread

The aromas and flavors of cultured butter are stronger, deeper, and more piquant than that of non-cultured butter, learn how this layered, rich butter is made

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