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Great 28 Pairings: Blueberries


Behold the mighty blueberry: a food often lauded as one of the healthiest fruits in the Western diet. Blueberries have been cultivated as both food and medicine by Indigenous tribes in Northeastern America for centuries, and became commercially popular soon after their domestication in the early 20th century. Chock-full of antioxidants, blueberries have been said […]

Best Regions: New York


If you want to make a name for yourself, you head to New York, and the cheese industry is no exception to this rule. With the nation’s fourth largest cheese output, New York is home to 4,650 dairy farms, some of the nation’s (dare we say, the world’s?) most reputable cheese shops, and the man […]

Best Cheeses 2019: Mixed Milk


Photographed by Nina Gallant; Styled by Erin Riley BAMBOOZLE GOAT RODEO FARM & DAIRY ALLISON PARK, PENN. Be careful with this one—sources say it’s insanely devourable. Semi-soft goat’s and cow’s milk cheese is washed with local Pennsylvania beers, supplied by the likes of Cinderlands Beer Co. in Pittsburgh, and aged for four months until smooth […]

Crowning Glory


I’m staring at a nondescript dark blue garage door somewhere in Brooklyn’s Crown Heights neighborhood. It’s the first Saturday of New York City’s week-long Pride celebration and the streets are buzzing with rainbow-clad revelers. I approach the door slowly, then stop when I see another woman rushing over with keys and phone in one hand, […]

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Autumn’s Best Cheese is Washed in Apple Cider


Craft cider is booming and cheesemakers are crafting cider-washed cheeses that are distinctly American—and undeniably autumnal.

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Bone Char Square: One Crazy Ash Cheese


Coated with a fine dusting of pig and lamb bone ash, Bone Char Square is dense with a gentle tang and sweet creaminess and exhibits notes of salted lemon, green peppercorn, and sunflower seed.

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The 20 Best Cheeses of 2018 According to Experts


Grayson from Meadow Creek Farms It’s hard to believe that we’re already well over halfway through 2018. I guess time flies when you’re having fun eating cheese—and boy, has the cheese been good this year! We asked cheese experts about their favorite wheels and wedges so far in 2018, and their answers have our stomachs grumbling […]

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 […]

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Shop Talk: Cowgirl Creamery in Point Reyes, CA


For cheese lovers and curd nerds alike, Cowgirl Creamery is a destination on the California cheese trail. Founders Sue Conley and Peggy Smith have come a long way since they opened in the mid-90’s with a mission to help get West Marin cheeses into the Bay Area’s best restaurants. It all began with a delivery […]

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