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5 Cheesy Desserts Perfect for Thanksgiving


Trying to decide between a cheese or dessert course for Thanksgiving? Have your cheese and eat it too with these decadent desserts that combine the best of both worlds. From the classic apple pie with cheddar cheese crust to an inventive pumpkin pie with aged gouda, we’ve got you covered. Caramel Apple Pie with Smoked […]

Entertaining Hobbit Style


While I currently call Chicago home, I spent formative adult years living in Vermont. I miss it. I miss the greenness. I miss the smell of the woods after the rain. I miss the impossibly fluffy snow on trees. I miss all the bucolic beauty, but most of all, I miss my brother. He’s the […]

Holiday Beverage Pairings with Golden Gate


Make Golden Gate the star of your next party. Made by Marin French Cheese Co., Golden Gate is a complex and decadent triple crème, washed-rind cheese bursting with creamy umami flavors. We crafted two cocktails (one non-alcoholic) to pair with this California original. An apple butter Old Fashioned and a non-alcoholic Ginger Fizz. Both autumnal-themed […]

Roasted Sunchokes with Bagna Càuda and Melted Appenzeller


This unique and delicious dish makes an exciting addition to holiday entertaining menus. Bagna càuda is a hot dish made from garlic and anchovies, originating in Piedmont, Italy, during the 16th century.

Basic Homemade Cheese Ball coated is toasted sliced almonds and filled with a mix of blue cheese and figs

30 of Our Best Cheesy Recipes for the Holidays


Compiled by Susan Sherrill Axelrod The countdown is on: shopping days are in the single digits and the holidays are nearly here. If you’re still casting about what to serve family and friends for the festive days ahead, you’re in luck. We’ve combed our extensive recipe archives and narrowed down a list of 30 standouts […]

In Queso You Missed It: December 29th


If you missed National Eggnog Day on the 24th, don’t worry—the holidays aren’t over just yet. Whip up a batch of this homemade boozy nog for your New Year’s party. Your guests will definitely thank you. In other cheese news: A scientific breakthrough will allow soundwaves to examine cheese ripeness without damaging the wheels themselves. […]

Best Savory Accompaniments 2019


For all your salty cheese cravings, we’ve rounded up the best savory accompaniments of the year.

Best Gear 2019


Photographed by Nick Surette CHEESE VAULT Plastic wrap is out—cheese vaults are in. Silicone walls wick moisture away from cheese, and a polished exterior allows for easy labeling with a pen. $30, thegrommet.com CHEESE KNIVES Form can be on the same level as function, especially in the case of these serving utensils. The subtle finish […]

Cheese Plate Renaissance


This French tradition is making its way to the US, and we’re definitely all for it.

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