Gifts A Cheese Lover Will Love!
Holidays are here and so is culture's list of gifts for cheese lovers. So go and indulge yourself!
5 Cheese-Friendly Wines to Always Have on Hand
With so many amazing cheeses available in specialty stores, farmer’s markets, and even local grocers, it can seem almost impossible to always have the right bottle of wine on-hand to drink with your cheesy morsels. Unless you have an extensive wine cellar, picking wines with broad pairing appeal is key. Versatility is what you’re looking […]
The Best Smoked Cheeses to Eat Right Now
Summer is just around the corner and that means it’s cookout season. Those summer grill sessions call for more than just good company and crisp brews: You’ll need plenty of cheese to knock back while you cook. We all know that smoky, charred flavor is great on meats and veg—but don’t stop there: There’s a […]
Ask the Monger: What Happens When You Store Cheese in Plastic Wrap?
What happens when you store cheese in plastic wrap? Good question! This is a hotly debated topic, and everyone has an opinion. I welcome the opportunity to shine a spotlight on the complexities of the answer.The effect that plastic wrap has on cheese varies depending on the type of cheese. The rind is the most […]
In Queso You Missed It May 20th
Good morning, cheese lovers! Before you get to grocery shopping and meal prepping on this springy Sunday, take some time to chow down on the cheesiest news. Productivity can wait; there’s MDMA-spiked brie, pizza delivery by plane, cheese-topped bananas, and more to catch up on. Here’s what you may have missed this week: In London, […]
Little House on the Prairie and Cheesemaking in America’s Dairyland
If you grew up reading Little House on the Prairie or watching its adaptation on TV, the name is likely to trigger some serious nostalgia. Laura Ingalls Wilder a.k.a. “America’s favorite pioneer girl” found fame chronicling her family’s migration across the Midwest in the late 19th century. Tales of sweeping plains, Native American encounters, and hostilities borne […]
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curds & whey
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fermentation & fromage
These blog posts focus on making cheese and fermented products that can be paired with cheese such as beer, wine, pickles, and sauerkraut
These blog posts cover cheeses from distant locals and cheese-centric travel both in the U.S. and abroad
on the farm
These blog posts focus on professional cheesemaking with info about cheesemakers, the construction of barns and dairies, and stories about farm animals
science of cheese
These blog posts are about the science of cheese, cheesemaking, cheese rinds, cultures, molds, and more
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