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Rebecca Haley-Park

Articles written by Rebecca Haley-Park

Rebecca Haley-Park is culture's Editor and resident stinky cheese cheerleader. A native New Englander, she holds a BFA in creative writing from University of Maine at Farmington.

hands holding a burger topped with gruyere and caramelized onions

Here’s the Beef: Our Cheesiest Burgers Yet


Is there any better combo than cheese plus burger plus bun? We don’t think so. And here’s the best part: The basic formula can be endlessly adapted to suit nearly any preference, whether you’re mayo-obsessed, a seafood fiend, or a heat seeker. Here, we concoct five riffs on the classic cheeseburger—a French Onion Soup Burger […]

cheese and rum

Great 28: Cheese + Rum


Whiskey who? Rum’s wide variety means endless possibilities with cheese.

loaded toast

Loaded Toast with Beets and Chèvre


Topped with chèvre, beets, nuts, and lemon zest, these loaded toasts are a springy and satisfying treat.

brunch burger

Bison Breakfast Burger


Take a runny egg, creamy cheese, crisp bacon: Put it all on burger and brunch is served.

Pimento Cheese Burger with Candied Jalapeños


This classic spread gets the burger treatment, and candied jalapeños add an unexpected burst of spicy-sweet flavor.

cheese and brisket

Great 28: Cheese + Brisket


Meat meets curds in big, beefy cheese and brisket pairings.

burger with caramelized onions and cheese

French Onion Soup Burger


Topped with toasty cheese, French onion soup is a classic pairing of beefy flavors and savory curds. Here, we’ve turned the appetizer into a hearty burger.

6 Tiki Drinks for Springtime Sipping


These tiki-inspired cocktails will transport you to the tropics.

All Chèvre Cheese Plate


Every spring, cheese lovers anticipate the arrival of fluffy, delicate fresh goat cheese that kidding season brings. But chèvre is just the beginning—goat’s milk can produce some of the most flavorful wedges at any age. To curate a cheese plate showcasing its breadth of flavors and textures, we turned to New Mexico cheesemonger Lilith Spencer […]

Cornish Kern

Cornish Kern, a British Masterpiece


Say hello to the best cheese in the world. At least, according to the judges at the 2017 World Cheese Awards—it beat out three thousand other wedges and wheels from 34 countries to snag the top spot. The pasteurized cow’s milk round is made using a traditional method for Gouda, but maker Lynher Dairies also […]