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Articles written by Erica Mixon

Erica Mixon is an editorial intern at Culture. Mixon is also the arts editor of Emerson College's student-run newspaper, the Berkeley Beacon, and editor in chief of an upcoming human resources blog, HRTalentManagement. While Erica is not editing or writing, she enjoys spending time in her hometown of Ogunquit, Maine.

Kids & Cheese: Kid-Friendly DIY Recipes with Cheese


These easy cheesy DIY recipes will give kids get kids involved in the kitchen and get them eating more grown-up foods than you dreamed possible

Boston Mayor Turns to “Goatscaping” to Clean Up Parks


Boston Parks and Recreation will pay for 4 goats to spend 8 weeks munching on the underbrush in Hyde Park — just a few miles away from our office

Blue Cheese for Beginners


Whether you’re a lover of mild cheddar, sweet, creamy cheeses, or oozy bloomy rinds, one of these blues has something to offer you (and your palate)

Greek yogurt in open jar with silver spoon in it

Yogurt and Cheese Linked to Reduced Blood Pressure


A new study finds that people who eat foods that contain beneficial bacteria, such as yogurt and cheese, are likely to have reduced blood pressure

Kids & Cheese: Easy Cheesy Traveling


Traveling with small children can be a challenge, but having their favorite snack as a take-along treat can make for easy cheesy traveling this summer

powdered parmesan in jar atop wooden cutting board with handle

Hypocrisy in the EU Cheese Name Debate?


German feta? French Gruyere? Is the EU saying it can utilize cheese names however it wants — but US cheesemakers can’t?

Two hands wrapping a wedge of cheese in plain brown paper

Specialty Paper Keeps Cheese Fresh for Longer


Not only does specialty paper prevent cheese from drying out, but it preserves the authentic taste of cheese that you love

Stolen Tillamook Cheese Vans Found, Suspects Arrested


Authorities found three stolen VW cheese buses belonging to the Tillamook Dairy Company in a storage locker in Copperopolis, California