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In Queso You Missed It: July 31,2022


After a two-year hiatus, the 2022 American Cheese Society (ACS) Conference—or what insiders call “Cheese Camp”—was a joyful reunion of the American cheese community in Portland, Oregon. The event consisted of industry panels and lectures, a Meet the Cheesemaker event where over 100 creameries sampled their cheeses, and the 2022 ACS Judging & Competition. Best of […]

Cheese Plate: Perfect Harmony


Photographed by Mallory Scyphers Louise Converse’s first cheese memory is of Stilton. That seems appropriate for Artisan Cheese Company’s proprietor, who is originally from England and Scotland. And while Converse doesn’t recommend Stilton in particular on the following cheese plate, she does include a Swiss blue. That’s also not surprising for this monger, who thinks […]

In Queso You Missed It: June 5, 2022


It’s Pride Month, and the celebration is ON! From Disney World, where you can snack on all manner of rainbow-hued sweet treats, to D.C. (snag a Mucho, Mucho Amor cocktail at El Tamarindo), to Wisconsin there are parades, parties, and of course, lots of tasty food and drink. One way turophiles can show up for […]

In Queso You Missed It: April 3, 2022


The latest news from and for the cheese world.

Centerfold: Carpenter’s Wheel


Photographed by Nina Gallant | Styled by Kendra Smith “Where we are here in northern Appalachia there is a deep farming history, and beautiful barns, including the one on our farm, where FireFly started, with a barn quilt on the side that is Carpenter’s Wheel. We sent some pictures to the team at Crown Finish […]

Chef’s Dish: Fortunato Nicotra’s Risotto with Pear, Grana Padano, and Balsamic Vinegar


After more than two decades at Felidia, Fortunato Nicotra ponders what’s next.

Great 28 Pairings: Blueberries


Blueberries have been cultivated as both food and medicine. This tiny fruit can do it all—it can even act as a stand-out accompaniment on your cheese plate.

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.

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