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In Queso You Missed It March 17th


Here’s what you might have missed this week in cheese news! Our March 17th edition of In Queso You Missed It.

5 Ways to Celebrate Raw Milk Cheese Appreciation Day


April 20 is the 5th annual Raw Milk Cheese Appreciation Day! Here’s how you can celebrate the history-laden and microbe-rich goodness of raw milk cheese.

All Together Now: Good People Sharing Good Food


Located in Chicago’s Ukrainian village, All Together Now is a combination eatery, bottle shop, and market that aims to bring good people and good food together.

cheese louise

Shop Talk: Cheese Louise


Tamara Krieger got her start in specialty food catering events at local wineries. In 2004, she launched Cheese Louise in Walla Walla, Wash., and in 2009 moved the business to Richland to open an accompanying bistro. Krieger is committed to promoting products from small makers in the Pacific Northwest. For example, a “Have You Met?” […]

5 Tips for Buying Cheese at the Counter


Cheese counters can be awfully intimidating: All those foreign names, different styles, and stinky aromas are enough to overwhelm anybody. Not to worry: a good cheesemonger is like a fairy godparent. They just want to make all your cheese wishes come true! While a good monger knows their cheese, they don’t know you—and that makes […]

Whole Foods Cheese

How to Buy Cheese at Whole Foods


So it’s hump day: You’re looking for a midweek pick me up. Or maybe it’s Friday; you’ve survived the week, time to throw down some cheddar. Okay maybe it’s Monday, or Saturday, or the third Thursday of the month, and you’ve just endured your ninth bridal shower of the year and your annual review didn’t […]

Larry's Market

Shop Talk: Larry’s Market in Brown Deer, Wisconsin


Today, Wisconsin is famous for award-winning wheels, but—believe it or not—there was a time when artisan cheese was lacking in America’s Dairyland. In 1971, most cheese was the mass-produced brick variety, of which Larry Ehlers, a grocery store owner in Milwaukee, was not a fan. Seeking an edge in the supermarket industry, he traveled to […]

Righteous Cheese

Shop Talk: Righteous Cheese in Washington, D.C.


Set foot inside DC’s Union Market and you’ll find oysters on the half shell, gelato in freshly pressed waffle cones, and Indian dosas perfuming the air. You’ll also find some of the country’s best artisan cheeses at Carolyn Stromberg’s cut-to-order counter, Righteous Cheese. “We’re in a big food hall, so people often come up to us […]

Moldy Cheese

Ask the Monger: Is the Mold Growing on My Cheese Dangerous?


Is the mold growing on my cheese dangerous? It’s not uncommon to open a piece of cheese in your fridge and find a bit of white or blue mold growing on the surface. Your first reaction might be to throw the whole thing away, but you don’t have to. They’re harmless, and a very common […]