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The Best Cheese Events for Winter 2018


From a 400-pound wheel of cheese paraded through the streets to a beer and cheese festival in Wisconsin, these are the best Winter cheese events this year.

Baked Camembert with Thyme and Honey

The 6 Best Bries for Baking


The oven is calling us like a siren, conjuring visions of comfort food. What better way to cave in than with a warm, gooey baked brie?

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The Best Cheeses to Eat While You Watch the Emmy’s


The carpet is red, so is the wine, and the Emmentalers – excuse me – the Emmy’s are here! Celebrities everywhere are breaking out their red carpet best and preparing speeches that may or may not get heard, and we are… ensuring that our live streams are properly loaded and our sweatpants are ready for […]

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The Best Cheese Events for Autumn 2018


From worldwide cheese festivals to a month-long American cheese celebration and more, these are the best Autumn cheese events this year.

Our Favorite New Books for Summer 2018


From Dan Branfield’s Pizzapedia Whether you’re dying to start homebrewing so you can pair beer with cheese, or you’re looking for a cheesy coffee table picture book, or you’re hoping for an easy way to bring cheese into the kitchen, check out these new releases this summer: Homebrew World   In his fourth book, culture’s beer columnist Joshua […]

Kaserei Studer's Der Scharfe Maxx

Behind the Label: Der Scharfe Maxx


The label for Der scharfe Maxx was designed to grab your attention—and reflect the flavor of the trailblazing washed-rind cheese inside. Produced at Switzerland’s Käserei Studer, the “Feisty Bull,” as it is often dubbed in the US, was developed by innovative cheesemakers eager to experiment with new products after the 1999 collapse of the Swiss […]

All the Cheese Events You Need to Know About for Summer 2018


From National Cheese Day to the yearly cheese-industry conference, there’s a lot happening in the cheese world this summer!

Grilled Halloumi with Shiitake Mushroom Marinade and Truffle Honey Drizzle

How to Cheese Up Your Summer BBQ


These cheesy BBQ sides won’t wilt in the heat and can stand up to the heartiest main dishes

National Cheese Day

7 Ways to Party on National Cheese Day


Friends, the single greatest holiday is upon us. That’s right: Monday, June 4th is National Cheese Day. Obviously, we celebrate all things dairy daily, but we’re always ready to party extra hard in honor of cheese. Here’s how to get down and curdy for National Cheese Day: 1. Throw a party in honor of one […]

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Behind the Label: Dream Weaver from Central Coast Creamery


A cheese with a killer name like Dream Weaver—which often prompts people to break into the chorus of its namesake 1970s hit song—merits an equally memorable label. Central Coast Creamery owners Reggie and Kellie Jones wanted to create a look for their washed rind wheel that embodies the “sweet, slow life” of their home state […]