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Lynn Freehill-Maye is a food and travel writer based in upstate New York. She's written for The New York Times, The Washington Post, Texas Monthly, Modern Farmer, and more. She's married to a former cheesemonger and believes all burgers should be topped with blue.

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cheese and matcha

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The grassy, earthy notes in both cheese and matcha live in perfect harmony.

cheese and chips

How to Pair Cheese and Potato Chips

Look beyond Lay’s and onion dip—cheese is a champ with your favorite chips.


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hot sauce

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This condiment is on fire right now

celery salad

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