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Articles written by Ashia Aubourg

Ashia Aubourg is culture's Assistant Digital Editor. She received her BA in Food Studies and Policy Studies from Syracuse University, where she researched components that make up equitable food systems. She previously held print and digital roles at Food & Wine, Cuisine Noir, America's Test Kitchen, and others, where her writing unearthed underrepresented narratives within food, travel, and culture. Before starting her writing career, she held food policy and social impact roles across various nonprofits and companies. Ashia currently lives in Brooklyn, NY.

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What’s the Best American Cheese? We Asked Culture Followers to Share.

We asked our loyal social media followers (who are equally dairy-obsessed!) to share their go-to cheeses produced in the United States.

cream cheese recall

Here’s What to Know About the Cream Cheese Getting Recalled Nationwide

According to a statement published by the FDA and a release from Aldi, a bunch of cream cheese just got recalled.

Mothers Day Cheese Soufflè Edna Lewis

There’s No Dish I’d Rather Make Than Edna Lewis’ Cheese Soufflè to Honor My Mom

My mother finds solace in comforting, home-cooked meals. I tend to those preferences on Mother’s Day and pull out my ramekins to whisk Lewis’ cheese soufflè into fruition.

Caputo Cheese Shares the Cheesiest Dishes That Define Chicago

Wisconsin may take the title for cheesiest cuisine in the Midwest, but if you snag a taste of local Chicagoan fare, dairy shines just as bright. 

grilled cheese ideas

A Bunch of Creative Ways to Upgrade Your Grilled Cheese

The gooey, toasted sandwich serves as a canvas for so many flavors. One can wax poetic about the delights of grilled cheese—the crispy bread, gooey cheese, and buttery bites—but what makes this sandwich unique is its versatility and ease. With just a few ingredients and less than 15 minutes, you can have a comforting dish […]

shop talk

Cheese Shop Owners Share Perspectives on the Latest Industry Trends

During the pandemic, business owners faced significant challenges that continue to impact them today. To gain insight into the industry, we interviewed several new shop owners to learn about their founding stories and the trends they anticipate for the future. Read on to discover what they shared with us.

cheese board pairings like crackers and honey

Spring Accompaniments That’ll Delight Any Board

To help you prepare for those sunny days, we’ve rounded up vibrant and exciting goodies that’ll complement any cheese board.

cheese plate with bonnie's jams

Bonnie Shershow’s Perfect Cheese Pairings

Decades of working alongside mongers inspires the founder’s favorite bites.