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Presenting: The Best Cheese Awards of 2020


We’ve selected winning cheeses from past years to cover categories that we hope bring comfort, relatability, and joy during this unprecedented time.

Weathering the Storm: The cheese industry looks back at its pandemic year


Looking back at COVID’s major impact on the cheese world throughout 2020.

In the Kitchen: Best Cheeses For Cooking 2020


We’ve selected winning cheeses from past years to cover categories that we hope bring comfort, relatability, and joy during this unprecedented time.

Raising the Bar: Most Innovative Cheeses of 2020


We’ve selected winning cheeses from past years to cover categories that we hope bring comfort, relatability, and joy during this unprecedented time.

Setting the Standard: Best Traditional Cheeses 2020


We’ve selected winning cheeses from past years to cover categories that we hope bring comfort, relatability, and joy during this unprecedented time.

Ask the Expert: Cheesemakers Under Fire


Here’s a look at how four Oregon cheesemakers dealt with the fires, with a few encouraging moments revealed even as the smoke concealed so much else.

Ruminations: In Defense of the Dessert Cheese Course


Making a case for Americans to emulate the French.

Babka, Knafeh, and Böreks: Middle Eastern cheese pastries offer a taste of home


Explore cheesy baked goods from the Middle East.

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