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New on the Market for Summer 2020


We’ve rounded up six hot products to look out for on your next shopping trip.

Meat And Cheese: Pâté


James Beard, ever the proletariat, insisted that pâté was really nothing more than meatloaf—albeit, dressed for a party. I’m sure Beard made a mean meatloaf, but to equate the two is an oversimplification to say the least. In terms of sheer variety, not to mention flavor, the rich, complex, hauntingly delicious European-style pâtés, terrines, and […]

Great 28 Pairings: Rauchbier


Smoked beer is often brushed off as a gimmick, but its origins are decidedly functional. Prior to the Industrial Revolution, malted grain for beer was dried either in direct sunlight or over an open flame, resulting in a smoky flavor no matter the beer style. But with the advent of Daniel Wheeler’s malt-drying drum kiln […]

Brunch Cheese Plate

The Brunch Cheese Plate


We share our favorite picks for your brunch spread. From a goat Gouda to a sweet cheddar, these pairings are begging to be enjoyed with a glass of bubbly.

Butternut Squash Frittata with Caramelized Onions, Sage, and Cypress Grove’s Humboldt Fog

Butternut Squash Frittata with Caramelized Onions, Sage, and Humboldt Fog


Peppery Humboldt Fog goat cheese brightens this warming, fall frittata made with onions, butternut squash, and sage.

Humboldt Fog Ice Cream

You Need to Try This Humboldt Fog Ice Cream


With roots in Portland, Oregon, Salt & Straw is reimagining the ice cream shop. You’ll find the standbys—from old-fashioned vanilla to brownie-loaded chocolate—at the company’s 15 West Coast locations. But they’re nestled alongside new school takes: cold brew dashed with cacao nibs; strawberry with balsamic and a crack of black pepper; or chocolate chip cookie […]

Humboldt Fog Asparagus Soup

Creamy Asparagus Soup with Cypress Grove’s Humboldt Fog


A wedge of this soft-ripened goat’s milk cheese adds an irresistible creaminess and tang to each bite of the classic spring-forward soup.   Special thanks to Cypress Grove for sponsoring this recipe.

Best Cheeses West

Best Cheeses Of The Year: West


Our selection of Best Cheeses of 2017 in the US takes us West. Learn the story behind a cheese, explore what makes each cheese special, discover expert-recommended pairings.

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