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Blue Cheese–Stuffed Dates


These stuffed dates are a decadent trail snack or fireside appetizer with a glass of wine in hand. Or for a little extra oomph, they’re also delicious warm!

Bucking Tradition (and Brexit)


Cheesemaker Mike Thomson produces Northern Ireland’s only raw-milk cheese, and now grapples with the politics that could affect his business.

How to Cut Cheese Like a Pro


If you promised to bring a cheese board to your next dinner party, don’t panic! We have some tricks of the trade to make you look like a cheese pro.

Grilled Romaine with Litehouse Blue Cheese Crumbles


Put a twist on a classic! Grill your romaine until charred and smoky, add your favorite veggies and top with Litehouse Simply Artisan Blue Cheese crumbles.

cheese plate of stinky washed rind cheeses

What’s the Deal with Stinky Cheese?


Experts answer all your burning questions about stinky cheese.

Chicory Salad with Brown Butter Vinaigrette and Smoked Blue Cheese


A warm and nutty yet sharp vinaigrette brings out the toasted sweetness of smoked blue cheese, while allowing its rich paste to pop.

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One-Cheese Plate with Grand Noir Cambozola


Sometimes one cheese is all you need, like Grand Noir Cambozola. This delicious blend of buttery camembert and pungent blue is aged in waxy black mantle much like wine in a cask. Make this rich and mellow cheese the star of your platter and add a little sweet heat with some pepper jelly. To build the […]

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Ask the Monger: What’s the Difference Between Blue Pockets and Streaks?


Why do some blue cheeses have pockets while others have streaks? When it comes to blues, there are some slight variances that determine the texture, flavor, and, yes, even the style of veining. You may notice some cheeses have a more open structure, where blue molds like Penicillium roqueforti can thrive. These are called “pockets.” […]

In Queso You Missed It August 26th


Here’s what you might have missed this week in cheese news!

Maggie’s Reserve from Cricket Creek Farm and Robert Sinskey Vin Gris of Pinot Noir

5 Wine and Cheese Pairings You Need To Try This Summer


July always feels like a month-long party: Swimming pools are open for business, our nation celebrates its birthday, and backyard patio tables everywhere are loaded to the gills with amazingly delicious seasonal food. It’s summertime, and the eatin’ is fine. If you’re anything like me, you’re going to need a couple bottles of wine to […]