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Ruminations - Government Cheese

Warm Memories of Government Cheese


Anyone who’s ever had a good subsidy knows the magic of “government cheese.” For those who don’t know, it resembles cheddar in texture but is not unlike Velveeta; it’s vaguely processed but with a resistant, hard-cheese feel. It’s orange in the way that traffic cones and Donald Trump are orange and comes in large, rectangular […]

In Queso You Missed It April 1st


Happy Easter cheese lovers! Hopefully by now the mimosas are flowing and you’ve called animal control to take care of those strange egg-toting bunnies. We’ve resurrected the past week’s best cheese news to help kick off your holiday festivities. But first, we have horrible news to report: the Trump administration has just announced that it […]

In Queso You Missed It March 25th


With bi-coastal storms and tragedies across the country, we’ve been feeling pretty blue here at Culture. If you’re like us, you could probably do with a pick-me-up. To turn your frown upside down, unwrap that special wheel of brie you’ve been saving for a rainy day, break off a few (dozen) squares of sea salt […]

Ask the Monger: What Cheeses are the Best for Melting?


What Cheeses are the Best for Melting?  In general, higher moisture cheeses that are young and soft or semifirm are the best for melting. Start by figuring out what you are cooking. Having fun with Fondue? I say look to the mountains! Some of the best cheeses for melting are the nutty, grassy, and fruity […]

avocado grilled cheese

Mozzarella & Avocado Put A Spin On The Classic Grilled Cheese


Your old favorite will have some serious competition: this avocado grilled cheese uses fresh Maplebrook mozzarella, greens, and a punch of garlicky pizzazz.

The Tenderizer from Cheesie's Pub & Grub

10 Must-Try Grilled Cheese Sandwiches in the US


It’s National Grilled Cheese Month! Which of these magnificent melts will you be trying?

Grilled Cheese Spectacular!


Eat these melty, toasty, warm, and wonderful sandwiches around the clock

Wisconsin Cheese Buffalo Bill Grilled Cheese Sandwich

Wisconsin Cheese Presents The Buffalo Bill


This buffalo blue grilled cheese sandwich—filled with Wisconsin blue, crispy fried chicken, and wing sauce—is why delicious is called, well, delicious