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brie-style cheese cut with rind and paste showing

Can I eat the rind of Brie?


It’s a common concern, but yes, you can eat the rind of Camembert, Brie, or any soft-ripened cheese

a variety of goat's milk cheeses arranged on fresh straw

Does Goat Cheese Contain Lactose?


Lactose intolerance can keep the most dedicated cheese lover from enjoying their favorite cheeses, but does goat cheese contain lactose?

cultured butter smeared on a piece of bread

What Is Cultured Butter?


The aromas and flavors of cultured butter are stronger, deeper, and more piquant than that of non-cultured butter.

cheeses on brown paper after being smoked

How Are Smoked Cheeses Smoked?


And what are some good ones to try?

Blu di Bufala from cheese library

Where Can I Find Blu di Bufala?


Cheese Expert Kate Arding answers the question: What is Blu di Bufala cheese and how do I find it?

Village in Loire Valley of France

How Can I Visit Cheesemakers in France?


How do I find cheeses and cheesemakers in the Loire Valley?

toasted bread pieces with chevre and kumquat jam

Is Cold Weather Cheese a Thing?


Do consumers buy different cheese when the weather turns cold? Cheesemonger Paige Lamb tells about seasonal cheese and the cheeses that sell best in cold weather

How Do I Serve an All Blue Cheese Plate?


I’d like to serve an all-blue cheese plate for my holiday party. Any suggestions? Cheesemonger Paige Lamb sure does!