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Martini with Feta Olives


Named for the Greek god of cheesemaking and olive growing, the Aristaeus cocktail shakes umami feta brine with vodka and olive oil for depth of flavor.

Pairing Cheese and Classic Cocktails


The British are known for their gins, Ireland has their whiskeys, the West Indies their rums.Every Alpine country has a bitter digestif, and we’ve got the trinity of France, Spain, and Italy to thank for vermouth. Melting pot that we are, the US made a name for ourselves bringing it all together. Around the turn […]

4 New Books for Fall 2022


1. Snacks for Dinner: Small Plates, Full Bites, Can’t Lose Especially in these unusual times, who hasn’t had snacks for dinner? (We’ve been there, scarfing hunks of cheese with crackers out of the box in front of the TV.) In his new book, Snacks for Dinner (Harper Wave, May 3, 2022) Lukas Volger shows us […]

Home for the Holidays: How to brighten the season with cheese


While we prepare to hunker down for another major holiday, here are some ideas on how to prioritize joy and reimagine traditions from home.

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