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5 Cheese and Junk Food Pairings


Indulge your guilty pleasure with these 5 cheese and junk food pairings. Trust us. You can find your next cheese board sides at the gas station.

spanish manchego

The Best Spanish Wines to Pair with Manchego


Manchego’s inherent Spanish-ness makes it an excellent excuse to delve into the world of Spanish wine.

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5 Amazing Mustards to Eat with Cheese


It’s National Mustard Day! Gather some salami, pickles, and a couple of wedges and party with these savory shmears.

cheese and cannabis

Great 28: Cheese + Cannabis


Puff, puff, pair. Cannabis will take any cheese plate to a higher level.

7 Best Cheeses to Melt on Your Burger


The beginning of summer is a fleeting yet glorious time of moderate temperatures, longer days, and an unparalleled zeal to be outside firing up the grill. That’s right, burger time is upon us. While we’d never throw shade at the tried-and-true American cheese, we’ve got a couple suggestions up our sleeves to really spice up […]

an assortment of beans in front of a plain white background

Great 28: Cheese + Beans


The ubiquitous legume is a champion cheese companion.

stack of marshmallows

Great 28: Cheese + Marshmallows


To most, marshmallows conjure memories of roasting slightly stale sugary pillows over a campfire, often until they accidentally ignite (cueing the search for a friend who appreciates a good char). While mass-produced versions of this confection have widespread nostalgic charm, its origins are perhaps less familiar: The “marsh mallow” originally referred to a flowering perennial […]

a bowl full of rye

Great 28: Cheese + Rye


Rye is everything I love in an ancient grain—and the uses are many,” says Matt Jennings, Boston-based chef and author of the cookbook Homegrown: Cooking from My New England Roots (Artisan, 2017). Once considered a weed by the ancient Greeks, the tall cereal grass was already a staple in Europe when Dutch immigrants brought its […]

alp blossom cheese served with rose jelly

Great 28: Cheese + Rose


Even before Shakespeare introduced “a rose by any other name” into every high school’s curriculum, the aptly dubbed “Queen of Flowers” had a storied past. Cleopatra covered the floor of her palace room with petals before Mark Antony came to visit. Roman emperors hung rosebuds on ceilings to remind party guests to keep mum about […]

edible insects

Great 28: Cheese + Insects


Hear us out—edible insects aren’t as intimidating as you might think. In fact, a 2013 United Nations report estimated that at least two billion people worldwide eat insects regularly. Once you get past the mental block, you’ll find that insects are packed with protein and nutrients, plus interesting flavors that play nicely with cheese (really!). […]