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Amanda Minoff

Articles written by Amanda Minoff

Amanda recently graduated from Bowdoin College in Brunswick, Maine with a degree in English Literature and Art History. She is a reader and writer of fiction and loves cheese that tells a good story.

Cheesemonger Tales: Joe Ciardullo, God of Grilled Cheese


Joe Ciardullo of C’est Cheese will make you one hell of a sandwich… and then convert you into a blue cheese fanatic

How to Pair Cheese and Charcuterie


A properly outfitted cheese and charcuterie board is the easiest way to impress — try our tips for planning out the perfect plate

Applicable Knowledge: 3 Cheese Apps To Download


Need a great cheese pairing? There’s an app for that — three, in fact.

Swiss Combat Counterfeit Cheese With “DNA” Testing


Thanks to new “fingerprinting” technology, you can rest assured that your Emmentaler is the real deal

EU Cheesemakers Suffering from Russia’s Ban


Russia, a country that typically accounts for 5% of all French dairy exports, has banned certain EU agricultural products — including French cheese

Creamy bocconcini (mini mozzarella balls), pickled sour cherries, herbacious basil, and salty prosciutto alternated on bamboo skewers

‘Tis the Season: Herbs and Cheese


Is your herb garden looking uncomfortably full? Add some of it to your cheeseplate

Charming Cheese: Getting to Know Melville


Mozzarella’s smooth and swanky second cousin, Melville, is a swoon-worthy fresh cow’s milk cheese from Connecticut’s Mystic Cheese

Happy National Goat Cheese Month!


Happy National Goat Cheese Month! Celebrate with these delectably tangy, cheesy recipes

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