It's Time to Change Our Rind: An American Affineur Responds to the Camembert Crisis
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Cheese Icons to Celebrate this Women’s History Month
This month (and every month) we’re celebrating the women in cheese who produce, sell, serve, and educate about the wedges and wheels we love.
Gifts A Cheese Lover Will Love!
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It’s Time to Change Our Rind: An American Affineur Responds to the Camembert Crisis
Photography by Josh Windsor “French Cheese Under Threat” read the report from the French National Center for Scientific Research (CNRS) on January 16th, 2024. In the ensuing weeks the findings of the report have been picked up around the globe. As is often the case when reporting on the impact of discoveries in microbiology and […]
Raw milk cheese linked to E. coli outbreak in 4 states
Raw Farm LLC has issued a voluntary recall for several of its cheeses in response to an E. coli outbreak linked to their products. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Food & Drug Administration (FDA) were alerted to illnesses in four states—California, Colorado, Texas, and Utah—that seemed to be connected to […]
What You Need to Know About Parmigiano Reggiano
Photographed by Adam DeTour Parmigiano Reggiano is often referred to as the “King of Cheeses,” and the sight (and scent) of thousands of imposing wheels aging gracefully on wooden shelves is indeed a majestic experience for the senses. If you’ve ever tasted a piece from a freshly cracked wheel and witnessed the skillful, almost reverent […]
Sweet Grass Dairy Launches Two New Cheeses and Rereleases Georgia Gouda
Sweet Grass Dairy, based in Thomasville, Georgia, has unveiled two new cheeses and a rerelease of Georgia Gouda in a strategic move to expand their market presence. These additions signify the company’s dedication to meeting the evolving tastes of consumers across both retail and food service sectors, underscoring their commitment to quality, flavor, and customer […]
Why Certain French Cheeses May Be Facing Extinction
Some of your favorite types of French wedges are at risk of extinction, according to experts.
Rigatoni Alla Vodka With Crispy Pancetta
After aging for over ten months, Stella® Parmesan Cheese transforms into a delectable wedge with an unmistakable flavor. The affinage process imparts a slightly nutty and rich taste to the cheese, which complements the creamy and tangy Vodka pasta sauce. This recipe is perfect for a Valentine's Day dinner and guaranteed to have anyone who […]
Expert Tips for the Perfect Fondue
Community, camaraderie, and cheese is the motto at Bimi’s Canteen in Chatham, NY Photograph by Christian Harder Nothing brings people together like hot, melty cheese. The mere mention of fondue often elicits a symphony of “oohs” and “yums”—let alone the actual joy that eating it sparks. But, as any cheese expert will tell you, fondue […]
10 Valentine’s Day Gifts for Cheese Lovers
Valentine’s Day is right around the corner, and we guarantee someone in your life swoons over cheese.
One Cheesemaker’s Horseback Journey Through Mongolia
This Maine cheesemaker swapped her hairnet for riding chaps on a horseback journey through Mongolia.
Top Food Trends from the 2024 Winter Fancy Food Show
From pickles and spreadable salami, to marshmallows and South African cheeses, these are the top trends and best cheeses we ate at this year's show.
Iconic Boston Cheese Shop Curds & Co. Seeks a New Owner
Curds & Co., a cheese shop and school located in Brookline, MA, has been supplying its community with global artisan wedges and fun and delicious educational events since 2017. Now, it’s time for a new chapter as Jenn and Matt Mason, the current owners, seek a new owner to take over and continue the legacy of this beloved business.
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