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In Queso You Missed It: May 17th


We’re in the middle of American Cheese Month, which comes at an especially important time as domestic makers struggle to stay afloat during this crisis. If you’re looking to do your part to help, check out our roundup of cheese shops and makers providing COVID-friendly purchasing options. Then browse our new accompaniment roundup that lists […]

Beehive Cheese Giveaway


In support of their Project Promontory, Beehive Cheese is giving away a 5 lb. quarter wheel of Promontory to get you through the next two months! Promontory is a sweet, creamy, 32-time award-winning cheddar from Utah. It gets its name from Promontory Summit in Northern Utah, where the Union Pacific and the Central Pacific Railroad […]

No Rind Left Behind: Ideas for Using Leftover Cheese


Illustrations by Erin Wallace In the United States, it’s estimated we waste about 30 to 40 percent of our food supply. That results in billions of dollars of food wasted every year, and while not all of that food waste is on the personal level (it happens all across the supply chain), a great step […]

Spicy Ground Beef Breakfast Casserole


Widmer’s Cheese Cellar’s Beer Cheese Soup


Sponsored by Widmer’s Cheese Cellars

In Queso You Missed It: February 23rd


February 18th was National Drink Wine Day (or as we like to call it, Tuesday). If you missed out on the special pairing occasion, read our easy how-to guide on pairing wine with cheese.  In other cheese news: A very important delivery was made to the International Space Station earlier this week for an upcoming […]

Best Regions: South Africa


A generation ago, there were just two types of cheese made in South Africa: factory-made Gouda and cheddar. Up until 1991, strict regulations dictated that all cow’s milk produced must be sold to the government, which significantly limited cheese production. But deregulation saw a newfound freedom for dairy farmers and cheesemakers, who set about crafting […]

In Queso You Missed It: January 12th


Happy New Year! It’s 2020, and we’re looking for ways to up our cheese game in the new decade. If you missed our Cheese Goals piece from the Best Cheeses issue, click here to catch up and get inspired to (finally) keep up with a new year’s resolution. In other cheese news: As the tariff […]

Cheese Plate Renaissance


Though American palates may sometimes struggle with French dishes, the cheese course—a longstanding French custom—is one tradition that translates beautifully. “All over France, it’s uncommon to see a menu without a cheese course,” says Emma Young, wholesale manager at French affineur and exporter Mons Cheesemongers. French tradition prescribes that cheese plates are enjoyed either between […]