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Table of Contents: Spring 2014






Easy as Pie – Fire up the oven to enjoy our five unbelievably cheesy pizza recipes.

By Rebecca Haley-Park

TOC_175x117_whitebackground_CenterfoldBloomsdaleGreat Pyramids – Distinctive Bloomsdale cheese puts a small Missouri goat dairy on the map.

By Katie Aberbach


American Cheese Revolution – United States producers dare to break the rules with original creations.

By Jeanne Carpenter

TOC_175x117_whitebackground_Cheesemaker_SplitCheeseInefficiency We Trust – An organic farm in Wales turns back the clock on making cheddar.

By Chris Allsop


Heritage in the Holy Land – From Jerusalem’s Old Town to rural norther Israel, curds provide common ground.

By Leigh Cuen

Oven-Fresh Artwork – Pizza aficionado Scott Wiener shares his collection of delivery boxes from around the world.


A Cheese Plate – Learn about Mexico’s curd culture with selections from expert Carlos Yescas.

Sides & Savories – Paired properly with cheese, pâté is an indulgent accompaniment.

TOC_175x117_whitebackground_Courtney.BurnsDairy Queen – San Francisco chef Cortney Burns shares sophisticated recipes that showcase cheese.



Parm’s Charms – Try our fresh ideas for cooking with the classic Italian grating cheese. 


Wine + Cheese  – The new wave of chardonnay offers the promise of more complex pairings.

Beer + Cheese – Welcome spring with bright, balanced suds brewed with fruit.


Urban Excursion – Explore Houston’s diverse cheese scene with our custom itinerary and map. 


In Season – You’ll know spring is here when quirky fiddlehead ferns pop up.

Farm Animal – Meet the Guernsey cow, renowned for its rich, golden milk.

TOC_175x117_whitebackground_Hugh.AchesonVoicings – Top Chef’s Hugh Acheson talks Southern fare, food policy, and the price of fame.



Cheese Talk – A Connecticut company pioneers a sustainable new approach to farmstead cheesemaking.

Cheese IQ – Jesse Williams may have been the most influential cheesemaker you’ve never heard of. 


CULTURE_175w_SPRING_CENTFLD.ADCenterfold Offer – Order now and receive this season’s limited-edition cheese, Baetje Farms Bloomsdale, plus Potter’s Crackers Caramelized Onion Crisps and Ames Farm Buckwheat Honey.


Gear – Tech-friendly gadgets and smart- phone apps help you make the most of your time in the kitchen.

TOC_175x117_whitebackground_JillForsterShopTalkShop Talk – Discover purveyors with standout cheese selections in Connecticut, Illinois, New York, and Oklahoma.




A New Whey – Tips, tricks, and recipes to use the liquid normally thrown out after cheesemaking.

Dessert de Leche – Simple steps for creating Latin American-style milk jams, plus a primer on caramelized sweets. 


Ask the Cheesemonger – Learn how to pair wines with goat cheese. Plus: Why do certain cheeses make your mouth itch?

TOC_175x117_whitebackground_Ruminations copyRuminations – She needed fondue. He sold Gruyère. The rest is cheesy, romantic history.




Events – See what cheesy events are happening near you.

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