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Does Dry Hay Mean Safer Raw-Milk Cheese?

Drying hay helps Jasper Hill Farm shape the microbiology of its cheese. Dry hay has helped it eliminate listeria completely from the milk supply.

Why Copper Vats Matter

Why are so many iconic aged cheeses made using copper vats?

Beecher's Handmade Cheese in New York City. Photocourtesy of Beecher's Handmade Cheese

Urban Legends: Creameries Flock to Cities

Creameries are eying urban locales over the countryside

Cougar Gold

A Man, a Plan, a Can: All About Cougar Gold Canned Cheese

Washington State University Creamery has been making canned cheese since the 1940s

Cheese IQ: Say What?

A quick guide to talking cheese.

Cheese IQ: Changing Wheys

Diving headfirst into new technology spelled success for one French cheesemaker.

Cheese IQ: A Side of Soul

Trace macaroni and cheese’s journey from Italy to the American South