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Pilgrim’s Prejudice


How a trip back in time changed one woman’s palate

Aleks Sennwald Taken By Storm Illustration

Summer Snow Storm


Freak July weather collides with a cheese named Summer Snow

Illustration of a cheesemaker standing over a steaming vat in a cave with aging cheeses

The Shepherd Makes Cheese


While these two people may not speak the same language, as this Greek shepherd and New England cheesemaker discover: The language of cheese is universal

Illustration of a wedding cake made of cheese with bride and groom toppers

Daddy’s Gruyère


When our associate editor’s dad plays cheesemaker for her wedding… does everything end happily ever after?

Illustration of a cow casting a Swiss-cheese-holed shadow

Meat-Free, Cheese-Centric


A vegetarian diet introduces questions when it comes to dairy. Is cheese vegetarian? It depends on the rennet – and the vegetarian – in question

Illustration of a couple dreamily holding hands in the midst of piles of cheese

A Cheese Love Story


Their paths cross over fondue, but it was the way their relationship broadened over cheese that makes this a true cheese love story

Illustration of a runner crossing the ribbon of a finish line to be awarded a cheese medal

Going the Distance: the Great Cheese Marathon


One cheesemonger explains her experience earning the title of Certified Cheese Professional and the endurance it takes to get from start to finish

Illustration of a figuring walking down a cheese path towards the BRA Cheese festival

Rumination: Bra Cheese Festival


A young cheese lover confronts fear and joy while confronting the possibility of a career in cheese at the Slow Food Cheese Festival