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Orange is the New Black


To make a surfing analogy, choosing to produce a washed rind as your first cheese is similar to taking beginner surfing lessons on the supersized Hawaiian wave known as Jaws.“What can go wrong?” muses Marcus Fergusson, a London music publicist turned artisan cheesemaker. “Everything.” Fergusson should know. His Renegade Monk is a one-of-a-kind hybrid blue […]

Pear and Muenster Grilled Cheese


Changing Tides


When a wrong turn off the Midcoast Maine Cheese Trail funnels me down a dirt road onto a tiny peninsula with a secret cove, I can’t resist pulling over for some beach combing. Up close, I inspect bubbling clam shows in the sand, the contours of sedimentary rocks, and the heaps of rockweed kelp attached […]

Totally Stuffed


Break out of your crab rangoon rut with these cheese wontons. COOKING METHOD  CHEESE  ADDITIONAL FILLING  GARNISH  Deep fried Cream cheese Chopped clams, green onions Pepper relish Baked Mascarpone Diced pineapple, ground ginger Cinnamon sugar Steamed Fresh goat cheese Edamame, pressed garlic  Everything bagel seasoning Pan fried Whipped feta Red cabbage sauerkraut Honey mustard   […]

September 2019 Press Release


Contact: Bill Springer 207-233-2434

Japanese Whisky and Cheese Pairing 101


Known for its power, elegance, and charm, Japanese whisky is a beverage worth savoring. And it’s perfect with cheese.

Bucking Tradition (and Brexit)


Cheesemaker Mike Thomson produces Northern Ireland’s only raw-milk cheese, and now grapples with the politics that could affect his business.

An Expert Pairing Guide to Syrah and Cheese


Rich yet approachable, syrah is having a moment in California right now. And guess what? It’s perfect with cheese.

Taste the Rainbow


Happy Pride Month! We’ve rounded up a colorful list of cheeseplate-ready pairings featuring queer-made food products we love.

Cheese Pairings: Figs


They grew from the tree that shrouded Buddha as he attained enlightenment; their leaves concealed Adam and Eve from indecency in the Garden of Eden; and their fiddle-leaf fig tree cousin now brightens waiting rooms across America. The fig, supple and forgiving, is as restorative as it is flavorful. Packed with vitamins and minerals, the fruit was prescribed to the sick by Ancient Greek and […]