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Meet Evan Talen, the Cheesemonger Invitational Champion


Newcomer Evan Talen of Aperitivo blew the judges away in the Chicago Cheesemonger Invitational.

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.

Curiosity is the Perfect Pairing


It’s important to understand how flavors interact, but what’s the crucial ingredient to any cheese pairing? Curiosity.

cornerstone

Cornerstone: The Latest American Original


There’s no shortage of “American Originals”: Colby, Teleme, Monterey Jack. Come along as we visit three farms creating the latest addition to the roster.

California Telere

Teleme: Franklin’s Edition


I’m driving through dense morning fog in California’s San Joaquin Valley, slowly maneuvering my car, searching for road signs and landmarks scribbled down on the back of an old envelope. My eyes spot the sun, a white orb only slightly brighter than the dewy air around it. I can look directly at it without squinting.   This hazy valley is the heart of California Big Ag country. It’s home to the World Ag Expo, the largest milk processing center in California, and […]

In Season: Rhubarb


Historically used for its medicinal qualities, rhubarb mainly stars in pastries these days. Add it to pies and tarts for a delicious tang.

Cheese Events Spring 2019

The Best Cheese Events for Spring 2019


From international cheese festivals to Raw Milk Cheese Appreciation Day, these are the best Spring cheese events this year.