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Molly McDonough

Articles written by Molly McDonough

Former Senior Editor Molly McDonough worked for cheesemakers in Switzerland and the US before earning a Master's degree in Agriculture and Food Science at the Ecole Supérieure d'Agriculture in Angers, France. After spending a year in Romania working on rural development projects with Heifer International, she returned home to Boston and joined the culture team in 2015.

Queso Without Borders: Who Really Makes the Milk?


What would the Vermont dairy industry look like without immigrants from Latin America?

Changing Tides on the Midcoast Maine Cheese Trail


Maine is becoming a mecca for small-batch cheeses—but you’ll have to travel to taste them. Discover the hidden gems of the area.

5 Japanese Cheesemakers You Need to Know


You make have never given a thought to Japanese cheese, but you should. These 5 cheesemakers are creating something unique and entirely their own.

Robiola Rhapsody


Soft, bloomy-rind robiola is one of the most ancient goat’s milk cheeses in Italy. And it’s getting an American makeover.

Cottage Cheese is Making a Comeback


At its essence, cottage cheese is old-fashioned. But with the dawn of 2019, cottage cheese is edging back into the spotlight. And it’s better than ever.

Cottage Cheese Salad

Jell-O and Cottage Cheese Salad


With Jell-O, crushed pineapple, and cottage cheese, this light and refreshing dessert is ready to brighten your next dinner party.

The Best Savory Accompaniments of 2019


A round up of the best accoutrements to take your cheese plate to the next level.

The Last Limburger


Long dismissed as a “stinky cheese,” limburger might just surprise you.

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