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Green Chili and Queso Fresco Frittata


Photographed by Ben Wheatley

No Rind Left Behind: Ideas for Using Leftover Cheese


Illustrations by Erin Wallace In the United States, it’s estimated we waste about 30 to 40 percent of our food supply. That results in billions of dollars of food wasted every year, and while not all of that food waste is on the personal level (it happens all across the supply chain), a great step […]

In Queso You Missed It: April 5th


As we all responsibly stay indoors for the foreseeable future during this pandemic, some of us are (understandably) getting a little stir crazy. That’s why we created a roundup of quarantine-friendly recipes for you to make while you’re stuck at home, all of which incorporate pantry staples you probably already have on hand. And don’t […]

Cheese Lit for Spring 2020


Now’s the perfect time to curl up with a good book and read about cheese, especially on one of those dreary days full of April showers. 1. Hangover Helper With this expertly-researched collection of recipes, Lauren Shockey will have you planning your next night out around the next day’s meal. Hangover Helper (Hardie Grant, 2019; […]

Friends in Dire Places


  Springtime means many things: new shoots pushing through the soil, warmer and longer days brightening moods, and animals having new babies. In an unfortunate and unfair twist of fate, spring this year brought something few of us could have seen coming. Life as we know it has come to a screeching halt due to […]

Southern Comfort


Photographed by Bailey Garrot The small town of Athens, Georgia, is many things. It’s home to the Georgia Bulldogs (the University of Georgia’s pride and joy), it’s the birthplace of bands you’ve probably heard of (think: R.E.M., The B-52s), and it’s become a food haven for chefs like Peter Dale, who’s opened not one, but […]

Sustainable Meat at Every Meal


Photographed by Adam DeTour; Styled by Kendra Smith Americans eat a lot of meat. In fact, the US is consistently one of the top five meat-consuming countries in the world, yet we spend less than any other developed nation on meat and poultry. So how much of that meat is actually sustainable? And what does […]

Ribeye Steak with Gorgonzola Butter


Spicy Ground Beef Breakfast Casserole


Ask the Monger: Is there a difference between “raw” and “pasteurized”?


 Is there a difference between “raw”and “pasteurized”? There sure is!  The differences are both technical and aesthetic. Let’s start with the technical difference between raw milk and pasteurized milk cheeses. In the United States, as in most countries, the term “pasteurized” is appropriate when the milk used to make cheese has been heat-treated according to […]