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Cheese on Tap: How to Pair Cheese with Stout


Within the next 24 hours, you’ll likely find yourself with a pint of dark Guinness in your hand, toasting in memory of Saint Patrick. Of course, the obvious question will inevitably come to mind: would cheddar, or perhaps something more complex, pair well with that rich beer you’re guzzling? And if Guinness is not your stout […]

Cauliflower

Cauliflower n’ Cheese


What do Pinterest feeds, restaurant menus, and Trader Joe’s have in common? They’re all chock-full of cauliflower. The cold-weather vegetable has taken the food world by storm, appearing in roasted form on small plates and as a carb-light replacement in everything from mashed potatoes and pizza crust to mac and cheese and cake. It may […]

13 Cheesy Super Bowl Snacks to Make this Sunday


Super Bowl parties are just days away, bringing with them the year’s best treats. Messy wings and heaps of carbs bring everyone together—no matter which team you support. And at culture, we know what really scores a touchdown with a crowd: a whole lot of cheese. With all this melty, gooey goodness, we’re not sure […]

It’s a (Cheese) Marathon


Planet Cheese is a weekly blog devoted to everything cheese: products, people, places, news, and views. James Beard Award-winning journalist Janet Fletcher writes Planet Cheese from her home in Napa Valley. Janet is the author of Cheese & Wine, Cheese & Beer, and The Cheese Course and an occasional contributor to culture. Visit janetfletcher.com to […]

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Planet Cheese: Calling it Quits


Planet Cheese is a weekly blog devoted to everything cheese: products, people, places, news, and views. James Beard Award-winning journalist Janet Fletcher writes Planet Cheese from her home in Napa Valley. Janet is the author of Cheese & Wine, Cheese & Beer, and The Cheese Course and an occasional contributor to culture. Visit janetfletcher.com to […]

National Cheese Lover's Day

This Saturday is National Cheese Lover’s Day


This Saturday, January 20th, is National Cheese Lover’s Day. We know what you’re thinking: isn’t that every day? And we’re right there with you—but we’ll take any excuse to celebrate our deep appreciation for all things cheese. Here’s how you can honor the great tradition of National Cheese Lover’s Day this weekend. Happy celebrating, fellow turophiles! 1. […]

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Planet Cheese: Dutch Treat


Goat Gouda accounts for only 3% of The Netherland’s annual Gouda output. And Brabander is a mere sliver of that.

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Cheese Journeys: Passport To Berlin, Germany


Anna Juhl shares her mantra for making her Cheese Journeys memorable and successful: “Remember, despite your best-laid plans, unexpected things can and will happen.”