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Articles written by Amy Scheuerman

Amy Scheuerman—culture's former web director—spent eight years in North Carolina where she developed a love of barbecue and biscuits before moving up north to get a degree in nutrition. She now works at the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum.

Cheese Glossary: Common Terms

Talk like a true turophile using these commonly used cheese terms.

Feast for the Mind: How Your Senses Impact Food

All of the senses play an important role when it comes to enjoying food.

Plum and Pecorino Tart

Juicy plum wedges tucked beneath crispy-salty Pecorino Romano streusel make for a fruit-forward stunner.

Caramel Apple Pie with Smoked Cheddar Crust

We take this quintessential coupling to the next level by baking cheddar cheese right into the crust.

Mini Beef and Blue Cheese Pies

Gilded with crowns of puff pastry, these pies make for a rich supper on cold nights.

Pumpkin Pie with Aged Gouda

Aged gouda brings caramelized sweetness and complexity to our favorite autumn dessert.

Traditional Pie Dough

Classic and versatile, pie passes for dinner or lunch—and it’s great at breakfast, too.

In Season: Use Your Gourd

Flavorful pumpkin enjoys a world of preparations—but simple is best

Heinrichsthaler Bierkäse

Heinrichsthaler Bierkäse

Heinrichsthaler Bierkäse is buttery, yeasty with a powerful yet pleasant flavor that reminds us of crouton-topped French onion soup or an onion bagel